Insulation & Air Sealing
A retrofit solution that works great for a low-skill workforce—like volunteers
A saw and a knife that cut rockwool insulation like a "laser"
Make a route for drainage, protect the structure, and use water-tolerant materials to rebuild
Turns out, ducts buried under insulation actually can work to save energy and eliminate condensation inside the ducts. If you seal and insulate them first
Everything* you need to know about adding insulation to the outside of old homes with cold bones
How to extend the life of a foam kit
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.
Pennsylvania, New York, and Vancouver think so.
Continuous exterior insulation means smaller studs and higher performance
In this video, the robotic 'narrator' asks multiple questions about construction innovations of the near future.
Two ways to insulate a brick veneer wall, from the Inside
For cutting rockwool insulation, retire your old bread knife and pick up a pair of these