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Why Insulation Requires High Levels of Airtightness

Posted by Ecostar Insulation on November 01, 2018

Part of the reason many home renovations become increasingly complex is that your home has many different parts that need to work together to be efficient and effective at what they do – this is why insulation requires high levels of airtightness. While air exits and enters our home in many...

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Can Attic Insulation Help with Your Home’s AC Efficiency?

Posted by Ecostar Insulation on October 12, 2018

Adding new insulation to your home can have a ton of great advantages, but while adding new insulation in the basement or walls is great, attic insulation helps with your home’s AC efficiency and has the biggest cumulative and long term effect when it’s installed up top. Adding to your...

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Is a Higher or Lower R Value Better for Energy Efficiency?

Posted by Ecostar Insulation on September 20, 2018

One of the most confusing terms when it comes to home insulation is R Value and whether a higher or lower R Value is better. R value can make a huge difference when it comes to your home’s energy efficiency for many reasons. Today on the blog we’re going to explain R Values and whether a...

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External Insulation Air Barrier Systems in Toronto

Posted by Ecostar Insulation on August 29, 2018

Today we’re going to cover external insulation air barrier systems, one of the elements that makes a building sciences approach to home improvement a success. We’ve covered various related topics on the blog already (such as our article on control layers), but we think that both external...

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The Detrimental Effects Of Poor Insulation Installation

Posted by Ecostar Insulation on August 25, 2018

Heat, air, and moisture flow through our homes regardless of insulation, barrier layers and the best knowledge in building sciences. What creates detrimental effects, however, is not the lack of materials, but poor installation of those materials, and few things can be more harmful to indoor comfort...

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