GBCI: 0910000505In this third of BuildingGreen's four-part series on insulation, Peter Yost hosts architect and building scientist Steve Baczek in video presentations examining insulation details.
LEED version: v4, v2009
Published on: May 28, 2014
The pros review specific designs in sectional 3-D, examine the individual layers, then explain how the choices specified in each layer relate to each other. The design details in this unit include 2x6 walls with continuous exterior insulation; double walls with cavity-fill insulation; and insulated curtain walls.
Also as part of this course, from BuildingGreen's 2013 "Guide to Insulation Products and Practices," you'll read about key environmental and performance factors for insulation materials; bottom-line insulation material recommendations; and recommended thermal design values for residential new construction.
Information on the additional units in this course can be found here.