Gallery: New rSTUD Significantly Increases Wall Insulation Performance

 

A dirty little secret in the building industry is that the promised r-value of a wall is usually just a measure of the cavity insulation in a perfect installation. Often the installation of insulation is not perfect, but just as important is the fact that the studs in the wall often leak a lot of energy through thermal bridging. The rSTUD is a new product developed to make a wall’s framing every bit as insulative as the high-end insulation that fills it. It’s 4 times more energy-efficient than conventional lumber and can reduce heat loss transmitted via a wall’s assembly by 85%.

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  1. scott@ecproducts.us November 3, 2010 at 7:40 pm

    Hello Inhabitat,

    Thanks for the post.
    I am head of business development with the company that has introduced and makes rstud “insulated lumber”. We welcome everyones comments and look forward to providing the highest performing lumber available. Feel free to call or email anytime.

    join the building “r”evolution……

    scott at ecproducts dot us
    877.256.9889

  2. Scott@ecproducts.us November 3, 2010 at 3:47 pm

    I am head of business development at Ec Manufacturing, the company that has introduced and makes rstud “insulated lumber”. Feel free to contact me directly at Scott at ecproducts dot us
    Thanks inhabitat for the post

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