27 Mar '13, 4pm

Very cool material - This week's Energy Solutions blog - more on installation of our cork insulation:

There was really tricky detailing at the window surrounds. The bottom and top edges of the surrounds (see my earlier blog on window surrounds ) are pitched, so the cork insulation had to be cut with a matching bevel and slid in. We wanted a fairly tight fit for energy-performance reasons, but they had to be able to slide the cork in. And in doing so, they had to make sure that the pre-applied Pro Clima Solitex weather resistive barrier (housewrap) on the window surrounds would remain exposed so that it could be properly overlapped and taped to the housewrap being installed on the whole house. Tricky detailing indeed.

Full article: http://www2.buildinggreen.com/blogs/installing-cork-insul...

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Energy Solutions: Installing Cork Insulation

Energy Solutions: Installing Cork Insulation

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