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Conditioned Attics: Building Strategies and Solutions

3/18/2015 | by Achilles Karagiozis


Regardless of conditioned or unconditioned attics, managing the energy flow used to heat and cool a home is largely based on how the home is - or is not - insulated. In climates that typically have conditioned attics, options have been historically limited with many professionals defaulting to spray polyurethane foam (SPF) solution. However, a recent case study from KB Home illustrates how the company partnered with Owens Corning to successfully identify a fiberglass solution that maximized performance, energy efficiency and safety. Ultimately, the fiberglass applications delivered high-performance conditioned attics and increased the comfort, durability and energy efficiency of the homes.

Achilles Karagiozis, Owens Corning and William Miller, Oak Ridge National Lab present 'Conditioned Attics, Building Strategies and Solutions'.

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