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Constructional Insulation

The Harmony House: a tiny house on wheels that's well-insulated and can withstand a cold, Canadian winter.

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Ice Cube Insulation: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM Activity

Ice Cube Insulation: Engineering Challenge Project ~ Great STEM activity! Can you construct an insulating chamber that will prevent the ice cube inside from melting for the longest period of time? $

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Conserve Energy and use nontoxic materials. Compared to fiberglass insulation, our natural fiber insulation: * Doesn't require a warning label * Has mostly recycled content * Non-toxic; no respiratory or other safety equipment recommended * Retains R-value in colder conditions because it is denser * Has superior acoustical properties; controls airborne noise such as airplanes * Requires less energy to manufacturer * Does not contain formaldehyde

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from FREECYCLE

How To Build Your Own Shipping Container Home

Shipping Containers and How to Insulate Them preparednessadvic... #containerhome #shippingcontainer

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from FREECYCLE

Tumbleweed Tiny Home Construction

#tumbleweed #tinyhouses #tinyhome #tinyhouseplans Top 8 Insulation Options For Tiny Houses - A must read before you build!!!

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from Bob Vila

Green Roofs - Bob Vila's Blogs

❧ Green roof (Detail)

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from The Home Depot

15 in. x 48 in. R30 Denim Insulation (12-Bags)

UltraTouch Denim Insulation is manufactured from high-quality recycled textile fibers. These fibers contain inherent qualities that provide for extremely effective sound absorption and maximum thermal performance. UltraTouch contains no chemical irritants and requires no warning labels compared to other traditional products. There are no VOC concerns when using UltraTouch. It's safe for you and the environment.

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A tiny home on wheels is built with similar construction techniques that of an average home on a foundation. Construction principles remain the same, framing, roofing, insulation.  But there are...

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Installing insulated siding on an older home may be the best way to up its R-value.

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