The ROCKWOOL Blog

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Wellbeing
Soundproofing
16 Feb 2021

How to build a backyard office shed

Is anyone surprised that creating more usable space in our homes is a major trend coming out of 2020?

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Green building
Wellbeing
16 Feb 2021

Canada Greener Homes Grant

The Canadian Goverment wants to help Canadians make where they live more energy-efficient. This means homes will be more comfortable and more affordable to maintain while also supporting our environmental objectives.

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Building codes and standards
Energy efficiency
Sustainability
10 Feb 2021

Building Information Modelling advances the evolution of architecture

This article looks at what BIM is, what BIM objects are, file types, why and where BIM objects are used. It will outline why ROCKWOOL offers BIM objects and the details they include. Finally, the article will look at the future of BIM and how it is expected to revolutionize workflow for the architecture, design, engineering and construction communities and improve the built environment.

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Soundproofing
19 Mar 2020

How to finish an unfinished garage

Finishing garage space is a home improvement project that can offer many benefits, including adding valuable living or storage space, improving energy efficiency and protecting belongings and family from mold and fire. If you choose to take it one, use an insulation product like ROCKWOOL Comfortbatt®--it’s moisture resistant, water repellent and noncombustible. It’s a worthwhile investment that will provide expand usable space and provide peace of mind.

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Building codes and standards
11 Mar 2020

Cavityrock® Black: the future of open-joint rainscreen application design

Simplify your wall assembly by combining the insulation installation and masking in one step

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Energy efficiency
18 Feb 2020

Net Zero Energy Building – A quick reference guide to energy-neutral, sustainable building

This article looks at net zero building, its potential advantages, the role of codes and standards and how the push to net zero will impact the future of the built environment. It outlines the role of the building envelope and potential solutions to help achieve more liveable and sustainable buildings and, ultimately, cities that can benefit both people and the planet.

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