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Basement Insulation Considerations

Many people neglect to consider the heat loss through their basement walls. Boost your basement insulation r values and save lots of money.

Published: Sat, 30 Jul 2011 06:59:34 -0400

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Basement Insulation

Sat, 30 Jul 2011 06:55:25 -0400

Basement Insulation types are discussed here and how you can choose the most appropriate insulation to make your basement comfortable and very energy efficient. Also links to PDF's for detailed guides for basement insulation are provided.

Basement Insulation - Interior Application

Sat, 30 Jul 2011 06:57:27 -0400

Interior basement insulation typically comes in the form of rigid foam board installed between the concrete basement wall and the interior drywall.

Basement Insulation - Exterior Application

Sat, 30 Jul 2011 06:57:04 -0400

Builders typically have applied asphalt-based coatings to the exterior of foundation walls to seal against moisture, but using a rigid foam board made from extruded polystyrene insulation, which is very tough and completely waterproof, will serve the same purpose as well as reducing heat loss through the foundation.

Basement Insulation - Energy Star Rated

Sat, 30 Jul 2011 06:58:05 -0400

Here is a complete commentary on Basement Insulation published by The U.S. Government website EERE, which is the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy division. Basement Insulation Systems.