Roof Design Can Improve Your Home’s Energy Flow

Cocoon project published in Energy Design Update:

There is a consensus in the building science community supporting fully vented, pitched attic assemblies as the most durable roofs; roofs which offer both the lowest cost and highest R-value when no ductwork or major air leakage are above or in the ceiling plane. If we take this consensus and expand it, how should we approach existing roofs? When homes are ready for a new roof or an energy retrofit, are there ways to maximize opportunities for insulation, air sealing, and roof deck ventilation? 

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Welcome, Heidi Polson!

Kinzler continues to deliver….…adding Heidi Polson:

Kinzler Construction services is proud to announce the addition of Heidi Polson in a brand new role as an Acoustical Specialist.  Heidi will focus on acoustical ceiling tile sales, but will join our team to help service drywall, steel, EIFS and more for customers in Iowa.  Heidi has developed a reputation for customer service, problem solving and product knowledge.  She brings a wealth of industry experience to Kinzler, previously serving as the manager of material supply companies in Des Moines and the Quad Cities. Please join us in welcoming Heidi Polson to Kinzler.

Kinzler + Cocoon Join Teams

Kinzler Acquires Cocoon (Eden Praire, MN):

Effective Friday, August 1st Kinzler Construction Services, Inc. has acquired Cocoon Home Performance Solutions.   Cocoon is based in Eden Prairie, MN and is a building envelope contractor specializing in insulation, weatherization and performance testing.  They have served the greater Minneapolis and St. Paul metropolitan area (“Twin Cities”) in Minnesota.  Cocoon will operate as a wholly owned division of Kinzler.  The branch leader at this location will be Steve Schirber, the founder of Cocoon.  We are honored to have Steve and his team be a part of our team.

Cocoon branch location contact information:

6253 Bury Drive Suite 110

Eden Prairie, MN 55346

MN LIC: BC679243

Office: 952-999-7000

www.cocoon-insulation.com

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