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Title: Building America Top Innovations 2013 Profile – Exterior Rigid Insulation Best Practices

In this Top Innovation profile, field and lab studies by BSC, PHI, and NorthernSTAR characterize the thermal, air, and vapor resistance properties of rigid foam insulation and describe best practices for their use on walls, roofs, and foundations.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1220950
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-98655
6531
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) (Building America)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
rigid foam insulation; thermal envelope; thermal, air, vapor resistance; building envelope; Building America; residential buildings