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For High-Performance (Passive House), Insulation must be… what?

For High-Performance (Passive House), Insulation must be… Continuous To get a warmer, high-performance home, the first thing people think of is increasing the amount of insulation. Thicker insulation than Building Code minimum is important. However, did you know that insulation must also be continuous to be truly effective? Gaps in insulation are like gaps in your ski suit when you’re on the slopes. Cold comes in and your heat goes out. And, like a lovely cosy ski suit, the thing with thicker insulation is that heat goes out gaps even faster because you’re warmer inside. In addition to the discomfort and higher bills, the trouble with heat leaving your home… Read More

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