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Problem = Solutions

Plumbing and Equipment Freeze-ups

Moisture damaged insulation in a basment


  • Air infiltration in conditioned areas

  • Insulation damaged or installed incorrectly

  • Pipes outside of conditioned areas

Side effects

  • Drafty buildings

  • Excessive heating/cooling costs

  • Damage to plumbing and fixtures

Related Theory

FOAM-TECH Solutions

  • Air-leakage testing using infrared thermography, blower door and/or fog testing to identify leaks in the building envelope.

  • Sealing the places in the building envelope where air is infiltrating or exfiltrating.

  • Creating conditioned areas for plumbing & heating systems