🎙️ How is Elvis, and have you seen him lately?

In case you missed it, the subject line is a quote from the original Ghostbusters. 😉

Why it matters: Anytime you have work done on your house and an exterior wall is involved, use the opportunity to make sure that area is air sealed and well insulated.

🥊 The bottom line: Good air sealing + insulation are essential for managing the 4 control layers of your building enclosure.

  • The 4 layers — water, air, vapor and thermal

👇 See below for tips

✅ For your Smart Homeowner list

  • Batt insulation needs to be fluffy and continuous — cut insulation to bury wires and pipes in the insulation and make sure the insulation has no gaps at the top, bottom, sides and corners.
  • Junction boxes, electrical outlets and light switches are all leaky — after running the wires, use a fire rated foam to seal all the holes.



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