08 Jun '11, 4pm

Green Building Q&A: Reducing thermal bridging

I represent a PU injected SIP company that uses an imbedded cam-lock system and has patented structural fully insulated corners. With our system, we significantly reduce thermal bridging, but still face the challenges of using standard framing materials for pre-framed window and door rough openings and bottom and top plates. Can any of the professionals on this site provide me with some alternative structural materials that increase overall thermal performance whether it be reducing thermal bridging or increasing R-value?

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Green Building Q&A: Garage Ceiling Thermal Break

greenbuildingadvisor.com 12 Jun '11, 2am

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The Building Envelope: Our Third Skin

buildinggreen.com 08 Jun '11, 8pm

Our clothing is our second "skin" and our home's envelope is our third "skin." Each must be semi-permeable and able to bre...