Attawapiskat homes extra insulated for extreme cold
Feb 14, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Canada.com
StrawBale Homes have an R value of 40 but maybe these homes Need Steel Roofs as Well Like them
Jacques Roy, sales manager for Fredericton-based Maple Leaf Homes, which made the units, said the insulation has a rating — what's known as an R value —
of 52 in their ceilings and 35 in the walls. He said R values for such homes in a more typical Canadian climate would be 40 for the roof and 20 in the walls.
The 22 modular homes being delivered to the remote northern Ontario native reserve of Attawapiskat have a little extra cushion to help battle winter's extreme bite in that part of the country ...
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