Wall Construction Types

Exterior Coverings:

Wood Frame Wall Construction:

Wood Frame Walls with Expanded Polystyrene Sheathing:

Wood Frame Walls with Optimum Value Engineering:

Structural Brick Walls:

Concrete Block Walls:

Straw Bale Walls:

Effective R-values:

The Home Energy Scoring Tool differs from Home Energy Saver Pro and Consumer in the wall types included.

Types not included in the Scoring tool are:

Additional types included in the Scoring Tool and the associated construction codes: