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Este es el hermoso trabajo de Bjarne Wickstrom en Gislev, Dinamarca. Bjarne es un constructor natural especializado en Rorvøv (una malla de caña entretejida), revocos de barro, construcción con cob (arcilla, arena y barro) y balas de paja, tejados de paja y estufas de mampostería. Casi todas esas habilidades las han empleado en construir esta preciosa casita (10 m2) para su hijo Mikkel. Está construida íntegramente con materiales locales. Puedes encontrar más casitas en ...

Wrapping your hot water pipes is one of the simplest energy- and water-saving projects. We show you how and why. | Photo: Rob Howard |

Finishing the basement just got simpler, thanks to interlocking EPS foam panels that clip right onto concrete walls, sparing you the chore of installing stud walls and vapor barriers. Top it with drywall to meet fire codes. Refit Interior Energy-Efficient Finishing System, by Arxx; about $1.85 per square foot; | from The TOH Top 100: Best New Home Products 2011

The framing of the home has a double wall construction, with a 2×6 exterior wall and a 2×4 framed interior wall. The exterior wall is flashed with 2 1/2” of closed cell spray polyurethane foam and dense- packed with netted and blown fiberglass fill. The insulation values are R-51 for the walls of the house and R-47.5 for the basement walls. The slab rating is R-20.

If we look even a mere 20 years into the future, we’ll see a very different world. For one thing, fossil-fuel-based energy will be much less abundant and much more …

17 Ways to Master Expanding Foam Insulation

Big Holes Need a Double Dose - Some holes are so big that the foam starts to sag. For large holes like this, the trick is to fill the perimeter, let the foam cure and carve it off. Then add another layer to finish the job.

The Crete-Heat Insulated Floor Panel System is an easily assembled modular board insulation, vapor barrier, and radiant tube holding grid. It allows for simplified installation of hydronic radiant floor heating systems in basements, garages, main floor slab on grade and above grade installations where concrete or gypcrete is normally used. Each ...

This illustration of Larsen trusses appeared in John Hughes' article, “Retrofit Superinsulation,” published in the April/May 1984 issue of Fine Homebuilding.

Diagram for Insulating An Attic