With few exceptions, homes are framed with softwood lumber. Wood is a cost-effective structural material that’s easy to build with and familiar to DIYers, builders and contractors. So it’s ideal to create the enclosure for an energy efficient home. This means homes use less energy for cooling in the summer and heating in the winter – so more money stays in your wallet, where it belongs.
In the following video infographic, ExplainerVideoly looks at this subject visually.