When a building under construction or renovation has been closed in, with electrical and plumbing rough in's done, the job of the insulator can begin. This person may be part of the building crew, or they might be an INSULATION CONTRACTOR.

The thermal control layers on a building are called INSULATION and they must be installed carefully and correctly to ensure that the building stays warm in winter and cool in the summer. This module explores the role of INSULATION CONTRACTOR and how they fit into new construction and renovation.

Topics discussed within are as follows:

At the end of the module, you can find a list of institutions and professional organizations that provide training and education in fields related to building science and construction.