Home Insulation

How to Insulate Finished Walls

Posted by Ecostar Insulation on August 15, 2020

Usually new construction homes have insulation contained in the wall cavities. Old homes walls which were built before the 1970s or 1980s often will not be insulated, unless a retrofit project has already solved the problem of how to insulate finished walls. If a house has uninsulated...

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What Does R40 Insulation Mean?

Posted by Ecostar Insulation on July 15, 2020

What is R-value? R-value is a measure of resistance to heat flow through a given thickness of material, that means the higher the R-value, the greater the insulating effectiveness. R-value also depends on the type of insulation, its density, and its thickness. There are some insulation types...

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Climate Change Action Plan in Ontario 2020

Posted by Ecostar Insulation on June 15, 2020

What is climate change? Climate change is a change in the pattern of weather and related changes in land surfaces, oceans and ice sheets, occurring over decades or longer. Climate change is a change in the statistical properties which include averages, variability and extremes. Climate change may...

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What Is A Green Building?

Posted by Ecostar Insulation on February 14, 2020

This blog is part three of the "2020 Green Building Movement Ontario” series. A building that eliminates negative impacts, and can create positive impacts on our climate and natural environment, is also called a “green building”. A green building preserves natural...

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The building sector and climate change

Posted by Ecostar Insulation on January 31, 2020

This blog is part two of the  "2020 Green Building Movement Ontario” series we will be releasing in the next two months. Ontario's Contribution To Climate Change. We can say that Ontario is one of the biggest contributors to climate change, but why? Nowadays, Ontario is...

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