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Roxul installation complete on a passive house built by TDS Custom Construction in McFarland, Wisconsin The Wall and Roof Systems

The Wall and Roof Systems

Jun 12 2018

The walls of this house are 2×8 construction with dense-pack cellulose insulation (R-27), ZIP sheathing for the air barrier and 6” Roxul insulation (R-24) for a total insulation value of R-43.

Passive House The Foundation System

The Foundation System

Nov 01 2017

The foundation for this passive house consists of a slab-on-grade with a thickened perimeter footing that is thermally isolated from the ground by eight inches of high-density, structurally-rated EPS insulation (R-38).