At the Insulation Institute, we aim to deliver the most useful educational content on energy efficiency and best builder practices for our readers. Here are the topics that proved to be the most highly ranked among our loyal readers this year. If you missed any of these, let’s hope the slower pace as we wind down 2020 will offer you a chance to review our reader favorites.
Our top 10 blog posts of the year are:
Home Sellers Must Prove Energy Efficiency – Minneapolis area homeowners are now required to collect energy efficiency data before they can list their homes for sale.
Baffles Done Right – Contains details on the proper installation of attic baffles to ensure proper airflow.
10 Hidden Air Leaks in New Construction Homes and How to Fix Them – These are the sneakiest, leakiest areas in new construction homes. But builders can prevent those leaks with this guidance.
Air Sealing Multi-Family Party Walls – Covers three areas where building codes fall sort regarding air-sealing multi-family party walls
Two Really Avoidable Insulation Gaffes – Get better insulation installs by avoiding these flaws in two specific areas of the home.
A New Normal – Virtual Inspections – The pandemic has forced code inspections to be conducted virtually. Will the trend remain when the pandemic is over?
4 Vital Efficiency Actions to Address Climate Change – NRDC’s David Goldstein offers actions for an active decade of climate progress.
A RARE Approach to Getting Grade I – J & K Insulation Owner Jeff Richardson on what it takes to deliver Grade I installation with fiberglass batt insulation consistently.
Boost Your Skills with Online Resources – Free training resources for insulation contractors working with batt insulation
New Release: Mineral Wool as Continuous Insulation – Reviews the many benefits of using mineral wool insulation as continuous insulation.
Wishing you all a happy and healthy 2021!