EcoSmart Stud is a 1-to-1 replacement for a standard construction stud. A design that provides better R-Factor, less weight, and increased wall strength.
The 2×6 EcoSmart stud has a potential R-16 rating compared to an R-7 for a standard wood stud. Higher R-value equals less energy loss, which in turn results in smaller utility bills.
The Typical 2×6 solid wood exterior stud weighs about 15 lbs.The EcoSmart Stud weighs about 10 lbs. making them easier to work with and cheaper to ship.
When the EcoSmart Stud is used with closed cell spray foam in the wall assembly the racking strength is greatly increased for that assembly compared to standard construction techniques.
How It Works
The EcoSmart Stud places strategic slots and gaps in a solid 2×6 wood stud to allow higher value insulation to fill in those gaps. With insulation filling the gaps the R-value of the EcoSmart stud is over 100% better than a standard solid 2×6. The EcoSmart stud with the higher R-value lowers the thermal bridging energy loss from the standard stud. Less Thermal Bridging loss equals lower energy bills.
Who Is It For
The EcoSmart Stud is for anyone building a new home or doing a large remodel who wants to have lower utility bills, a stronger home and help out the Environment.If you are building anywhere in the United States or Canada the EcoSmart stud will be a benefit to your building project.
The EcoSmart Stud team is all about building homes smart and efficient while working within standard building practices so that your home builder can do what they do best, build you a quality home.