Category: Efficiency Tips

Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillages housing – stopping infiltration and conduction.

Along with Insulation, we  install double pane windows and insulated doors.  Conduction and infiltration are two of the major problems in older homes.  The insulation helps primarily with the conduction issues, the double pane windows and insulated doors deal primarily with infiltration.  If you have been in a house where air is coming in, no matter what the temperature is set at, it will … Read More Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillages housing – stopping infiltration and conduction.

Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage energy efficient housing – insulation.

A large percentage of houses in Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage have been well insulated.  Jerry Ropp, who has been our contractor for 19 buildings has insulated these houses as well as another 20 houses himself. Almost all the houses that we have insulated had a few inches of rockwool (a type of insulation) in their ceilings, but not near enough.  The walls are almost … Read More Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage energy efficient housing – insulation.