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0070 [PDF] Publication information for a 208-page book on walls, ceilings, floors, cabinets, countertops, trim, stairs, and stairways.

The diagrams and illustrations in this book are very useful; they show a particular detail of the material or process, often going into great detail ab... click to read more

0250 [PDF] Ceiling and attic insulation and ventilation.
Attic ventilation, loose-fill, batts, cathedral ceilings, knee walls, attic access, attic storage areas, radiant heat barriers, powered attic ventilators and associated problems.
4 pages, 136 KB

0265 [PDF] Interesting Q&A about electric radiant heating systems, where to use them, and their advantages.

0282 [PDF] Energy savers: Tips on saving energy and money at home.
This document comes from the U.S. Department of Energy. The thermograph picture of heat loss from a house (p. 3) is worth, as they say, a thousand words. Has a list of easy low-cost and no-cost tips, discussion about insula... click to read more

0294 [PDF] Behavior of expanded polystyrene (EPS) in a fire.
Stages of a building fire, fire retardants, heat release, smoke, flame spread, toxicity, contribution of pentane, melting and droplets, protective coverings, residues, storage.
10 pages, 278 KB

0304 [PDF] Insulation and your home: The Icynene insulation system.
Discusses air leakage, indoor air quality, moisture management, sound control, energy conservation, and green buildings.
12 pages, 1.9 MB

0309 [PDF] Selecting and installing insulation materials.
Discusses R-value, loose-fill (cellulose fiber, fiberglass, slag and rock wool, mineral wool, vermiculite, batts and blankets, rigid plastic foam (polystyrene, polyisocyanurate), spray-applied products (urethane, cellulose), and ref... click to read more

0526 [PDF] Vapor barriers and wall design.
Climate basis for design, vapor permeance characteristics, thermal characteristics, dewpoint test at various relative humidities.
36 pages, 769 KB

 

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