Posted on November 18, 2013 by Scott Gibson
in Q&A Spotlight
Christopher Vernott is an architect at work on his own home — a tight, well-insulated house in southeastern Connecticut — and the time has come to rough-in the heating and cooling system.
Because of the double-stud wallConstruction system in which two layers of studs are used to provide a thicker-than-normal wall system so that a lot of insulation can be installed; the two walls are often separated by several inches to reduce thermal bridging through the studs and to provide additional space for insulation. construction, triple-glazed windows, and careful air-sealing, his heating and cooling loads are low, he writes in a Q&A post at Green Building Advisor.