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Air Sealing Duct and Flue Shafts
Guide describing how to air seal duct and flue shafts.
Batt Insulation for Existing Vented Attics
Guide describing how to increase insulation in existing homes by installing batt insulation on the ceiling plane of a vented attic.
Blown Insulation for Existing Vented Attic
Guide describing how to insulate a vented attic in an existing home using blown insulation added to the attic floor.
Ducts Buried in Attic Insulation
This guides describes buried ducts in loose-fill attic insulation, a method that can only be used in dry climates.
Insulating and Air Sealing Existing Floors above Unconditioned Spaces
Guide illustrating how to insulate a floor over unconditioned space with conditioned space above by adding insulation and air sealing.
Insulating Existing Floor Overhang
Guide describing how to upgrade a wall with a floor overhang (or cantilever) on an existing home by adding rigid insulating sheating and or closed-cell spray foam insulation and air sealing.
Insulating Existing Floors over Garage
Guide with information about how to upgrade a garage ceiling when a portion of the interior of the house is located directly above the attached garage by adding insulation and air sealing.
Reduce Pest Intrusion
Guide describing ways builders can block off entry points and otherwise make homes inhospitable to all manner of pests.
Sealing Duct Boots to Floor or Drywall
Guide describing how to air seal around duct shafts and flues installed through ceilings, walls and flooring in new and existing homes.
Guide describing wind washing and how to prevent it.