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EcoSeal: A New System for Air Sealing Homes

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 21, 2013 01:01 AM
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by Alex Wilson last modified Apr 16, 2013

Author name:  Alex Wilson Blog Category:  Energy Solutions GreenSpec Insights Knauf Insulation's EcoSeal can provide significant air-sealing prior to installing cavity-fill insulation Installing Knauf EcoSeal at our farmhouse. Click to enlarge. Photo Credit: Alex Wilson Getting back to our Dummerston, Vermont farmhouse this week, I’m reporting on our use of a relatively new product for air-sealing homes: EcoSeal from Knauf Insulation. First some context: In the building science world, there is growing interest in achieving a robust air barrier at the sheathing layer of a house, with layers inside of that able to dry toward the interior and layers on the outside able to dry to the exterior. To make that work, the sheathing layer has to be tightly air-sealed. read more






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