Measure Guideline: Basement Insulation Basics

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


This guideline is intended to describe good practices for insulating basements in new and existing homes, and is intended to be a practical resources for building contractors, designers, and also to homeowners.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages54
StatePublished - 2012

Bibliographical note

Work performed by Steven Winter Associates, Inc. of the Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings (CARB), Norwalk, Connecticut

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-5500-55802

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102012-3716


  • basement
  • Building America
  • concrete
  • details
  • insulation
  • moisture
  • new construction
  • residential
  • residential buildings
  • retrofit


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