All new homes are insulated. However, not all insulation products have the same ability to resist the flow of heat as others. Proper installation techniques are critical to achieving the effective results that you and the homeowner expect. This section provides information on how to make sure you get all the insulation you pay for, as well as tips on installation practices that help the insulation achieve its maximum potential.

Techniques for housewrap installation and flashing are described in this section. Other information includes attic ventilation, soffit and continuous ridge vents, other ceiling vent devices, sealing and insulating the attic hatch, effective knee wall insulation and blocking exposed floor joists.

Ceiling Insulation

Wall Insulation

Wood Floor