22 Nov Superior Log Cabin Insulation
How To Increase Insulation In Your Home With Insulated EverLogs
Wondering how to achieve superior log cabin insulation? Insulated EverLogs substantially reduce heating and cooling costs – Concrete retains internal temperature more efficiently than wood. We compound this natural advantage by casting an additional 1-1/2″ of insulation into our concrete logs which drastically changes the thermodynamic properties of the interior section of concrete. Additional insulation can be added to the interior furring wall after running your electrical, plumbing, and HVAC components.
Our patented method of assembly provides an exacting fit, further improving the integrity of our concrete log homes.
“On average, our customers will save 30-40% on their annual heating and cooling costs compared to a wood log home.”
– Stewart Hansen (CEO of EverLogs)
By the numbers, EverLogs will perform around an R-19 value. However, more important than R-Values and what really matters to modern homes is “Airtightness.” Airtightness (infiltration heat loss) is how the structure performs in the real world. Having a very insulated home is not very efficient if your home leaks all of its conditioned air.
The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) has conducted a Blower Door Test which measured the airtightness of an EverLog home. This test concluded that our structures (when properly constructed) are six (6) times as airtight as framed structures and seven (7) times more airtight as comparable wood log homes.
For more information take a look at our “NCAT Blower Door Test”.
Because our log home products are built to last for centuries and offer superior home and log cabin insulation, our homeowners save thousands of dollars over the life of their homes. With fewer fossil fuels needed to heat and cool them, EverLog homes offset a large carbon footprint over their lifetime.
This spectacular concrete log home retreat is located just outside Arlee, Montana in the Mission Mountains. Our 16″ Hand-Hewn EverLog Concrete Logs with saddle notch corners were used for the exterior walls along with gorgeous natural stone. The logs were finished in a custom weathered gray color to give the appearance that the logs are aged. With wildfires a major concern for the homeowner our concrete logs were the perfect solution for both peace of mind in the summer months and superior log cabin insulation year-round.