Posts Tagged ‘OSB’

ecoHouse 4 - Vapour Barrier Ideas - Try mounting OSB on the inside

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

We are currently in an evolutionary period of home construction. Climate issues, resource depletion and market demand are driving innovation in both product and building technique. The old standby wall recipe of 2×6s, glass fibre insulation and polyethylene saw us through the last few decades, but doesn’t measure up anymore with building codes, nor the trend towards high-performance housing.

By Mike Reynolds (more…)

sab homes 3 | The indoor environment

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Better indoor air starts with choice of materials

By Hugh Perry

As houses have become better built in recent years, with superior envelopes that are tighter against air leaks, indoor air quality has become more of a concern.