Special Shows by ProTradeCraft, and select series of "installation mini-dramas."
Insulation & Air Sealing
Apr 3 2020
There are six sections and 22 subsections to the Thermal Bypass Checklist. These 16 videos, animations, articles, and podcasts cover all six sections.
Mar 20 2020
Closed-cell spray foam in a two-part froth pack is a fast and effective way to eliminate thermal bridges and air leaks in building assemblies
Feb 24 2020
Stretchy gasket tape, flanged workboxes, and sealant can solve a HOLE lotta air leaks
Feb 19 2020
Two types of tapes for two air sealing applications
Feb 18 2020
Interior membranes can be part of a high-performance wall assembly as a vapor retarder or as part of an air barrier system
Feb 4 2020
A dry and healthy crawlspace is sealed tightly against water and air leaks
Nov 21 2019
The premier season of Weatherization Nation was shot in NW Washington DC where we tore off an unfortunate addition to the back of a 70+-year-old brick house and we added a two-story addition which nearly doubled the sliving space.
Oct 8 2019
Can a wall plummet from R-50 to R-12 because of the studs?
Sep 27 2019
Aggregation // Design, Demolition, Sitework, Framing, Roofing, WRB & Flashing, Siding & Exterior Trim, HVAC & Mechanicals, Insulation & Air Sealing
The Model Remodel Show followed the progress of the 2017 Model Remodel project by Professional Remodeler magazine.
Sep 12 2019
Everything there is to know (well, almost) about blower door testing with a few engineer-y jokes along the way.
Aug 8 2019
A field-tested collection of videos, articles, and animated details on practical improvements to the framing process that strips out the less-valuable 'advice' often passed on by others
Jun 7 2019
The @EnergyVanguard investigates an attic insulation job in Charleston, SC. #TheBadNews: from zero to nine inches thick in one roof. #BadDogNoBiscuit.
Apr 8 2019
One of the biggest air leaks in a house is where the wood meets the concrete
Mar 22 2019
Dew point differs from relative humidity in that it measures exactly how much vapor is present. With relative humidity, it's all relative.