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Guide describing how to insulate a basement to improve the overall thermal performance of the building and provide more dry, usable conditioned space for home occupants and for HVAC equipment.
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Guide providing information about constructing a roof with full insulation at the eaves, and insulating eaves in existing homes.
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This guides describes how to insulate and air seal attic knee walls and floor joist cavities under knee walls.
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Guide describing application of a radiant barrier layer in the attic to block radiant heat transfer between hot surfaces and heat-absorbing surfaces.
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This guide describes installation procedures for continuous rigid insulation to help provide thermal protection, reduce thermal bridging and provide a moisture barrier.
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Guide that illustrates how and when to encapsulate ductwork in unconditioned attics, increases the R-value of duct insulation, mitigating condensation issues and reducing air leakage.
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Guide describing how to insulate slabs on grade in climate zones 4 and higher.
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Guide describing methods for insulating an unvented crawlspace or conditioned basement with rigid foam on the interior side of the walls to provide an insulated space for HVAC equipment.
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Guide describing options for designing and locating the thermal boundary at the attic floor or along the roof line in new and existing homes.
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This guide describes how to install a rigid air barrier to separate the porch attic from the conditioned space.
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Guide describing wind washing and how to prevent it.