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Insulation Quiz: The No-Foam Challenge

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 02, 2013 01:01 AM
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by Tristan Roberts last modified Oct 31, 2013

Author name:  Tristan Roberts Blog Category:  GreenSpec Insights Energy Solutions Op-Ed A lot of people are questioning the widespread use of foam insulation. Are you familiar with their concerns, and the upsides and downsides of alternatives? What are all the environmental and health challenges presented by foam insulation products? What about the healthier substitutes? Are they ready for prime time? These are some of the questions tackled by our new report, and accompanying webcast and course,  Choosing and Detailing Insulation for High-Performance Assemblies . Even as more designers and builders are thinking twice about using rigid and spray-applied foam insulation, the alternatives to these products are sometimes misunderstood. Our pop quiz tests your knowledge of the application-specific challenges and opportunities of these materials. Score yourself, and then read our answers and explanations below. read more






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