What is continuous insulation and why are more buildings adopting this approach? We take a short look at what continuous insulation is, as defined by the industry, as well as what is driving adoption of exterior wall continuous insulation in commercial buildings.
Curvature or unique shapes in modern building design, although aesthetically beautiful, can, at times, prove to be a challenge for designers and even general contractors to ensure that these design elements are an active part of the entire building envelope and do not compromise the overall performance of the building.
Icynene's codes and standards specialist, Peter Birkbeck, provides an insight into how spray foam insulation, can help architects and builders meet air barrier requirements set forth in the National Building Code of Canada and the National Energy Code of Canada.
Icynene's new podcast series - Building Genius Podcast - offers architects and design professionals insight into array of building science topics relevant to today's building and design requirements and challenges. The first episode discusses the importance of moisture management in commercial construction with special guest, Senior Engineer John Broniek.