New Insulated Wood Studs - rSTUD

I found this new product at,, called rSTUD. It may be an interesting energy saving development. These are engineered wood studs that have an inner core of high density foam.

EC Mfg.

Thermal bridging through wood framing accounts for significant heat loss in every home. The rSTUD is an engineered stud with a foam th...ermal break sandwiched between two pieces of LVL to create typical nominal-dimensioned studs. The high-density foam delivers stud R-values of 7 for a 2x4 and R-21 for a 2x6. According to the company, using the studs can boost a homes efficiency by up to 20% versus traditional lumber. 800.768.7054. More