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7 Ways to Save Money on Insulating Your Home

7 Ways to Save Money on Insulating Your House- A few simple tricks can save you money and help maintain temperatures in your home by improving insulation.

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from DIY

Insulation and Soundproofing Materials

Improving your home's insulation and soundproofing will save money and increase your comfort. DIY Network lets you know the best materials to use in your attic and walls.

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Why Mike Holmes Likes Spray Foam Insulation. (Mold proof, sound proof, Fire retardant, Over R-30 insulation rating, Energy Efficient)

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from TreeHugger

Passive Houses Get Good Graphic Explanation

The New York Times has a great graphic explanation of the principles of the Passive House, "airtight buildings that use heat from appliances and even the occupants' bodies for warmth." The Times notes that while they are popular in

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from wikiHow

Insulate a Shipping Container Home

Insulating any house is a necessary component to any living environment, however, when applying to a steel, cargo-container home, things may get a little tricky. Consider the different possibilities for insulating your shipping container...

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Great Tips on #energysaving, from loft #insulation through to ideas on checkin for air leaks

Great Tips on #energysaving, from loft #insulation through to ideas on checkin for air leaks

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Home Insulation - FoamRite - POLE BARNS - Benefits to save on energy costs, increase your R-Value, insulate your house, seals walls, ceilings and basements.

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Fiberglass insulation-- the new asbestos

from This Old House

Read This Before You Finish Your Basement

Insulate Pipes Before Boxing Them In - While they're exposed, slip foam insulation sleeves over hot-water pipes to prevent heat loss and over cold-water ones to prevent condensation from dripping on the inside of the drywall or ceiling.

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