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Thermal Bridging: Mitigating a Necessary Evil

By John Taylor, P.E., LEED AP BD+C These days in architecture and engineering circles, you hear a lot about thermal bridging and how it affects energy efficiency in buildings. Some estimates put the reduction to some buildings’ stated insulation value as high as 50% due to thermal bridging. While this figure is somewhat subjective, it’s […]

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