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Do More With Less: Your Dense Pack Netting Should Multitask

Do More With Less: Your Dense Pack Netting Should Multitask INTELLO Plus with service cavity Dense pack insulation is a great way to insulate - whether it be cellulose, wood fiber (Thermofiber by GUTEX), sheeps' wool (by Havelock wool), or fiberglass. It can guarantee gap-free thermal protection, filling all the nooks and crannies. … read more

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SANCO2: The Water Heater to End All Water Heaters

SanCO2: The Water Heater to End All Water Heaters Note: The SANCO2 was formerly a product of SANDEN, and is now distributed in North America by ECO2 Systems After HVAC systems, water heaters can be among the biggest energy sinks in a building. Although high-performance building strategies can allow you to dramatically downsize your HVAC … read more

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CONTEGA MULTIBOND: Instantly Bonding, Airtight Joint Adhesive

CONTEGA MULTIBOND: Instantly Bonding, Airtight Joint Adhesive Ensuring a continuous air barrier is top priority for high-performance building. Joint connections between different materials can be especially challenging points to airseal. Acrylic caulk adhesives can solve some of these problems, but is not always the fastest way to a robust co … read more

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The Pro Clima Warranty: Comprehensive, Transparent, Fair

The Pro Clima Warranty: Comprehensive, Transparent, Fair The 475 team recently had the opportunity to travel to Germany and spend a few days at Pro Clima headquarters in Schwetzingen and meet not only the entire Pro Clima crew, but also with fellow distributors from New Zealand and Ireland. Of course we focused on building science, te … read more

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Builder Testimonial: Brad Hankins on the INTELLO Energy Revolution

Builder Testimonial: Brad Hankins on the INTELLO Energy Revolution 475 is excited to present this guest blog post by Brad Hankins, a designer-builder from Langley, WA. Long committed to sustainability, Brad knows the environmental benefits of high-performance construction. But Brad was also interested in understanding how quickly investments … read more

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Introduction to EXTOSEAL ENCORS: The Essential Sill Protection

Introduction to EXTOSEAL ENCORS The Essential Sill Protection Window Flashing That Lasts At the sill-jamb intersection, window flashing must bridge three dimensions. EXTOSEAL ENCORS remain air and water tight, and solidly bonded to the substrate, even when stretched over these tough corners. Windows are the weak link in your assemb … read more

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