Insulation & Air Sealing
How to tell if the mix is right, how to fix it if it is not, and some other trouble-causing suspects
An affordable insulated slab foundation suitable for climate zones 4, 5, and 6
How to extend the life of a foam kit
Stop rot with house wrap
Pennsylvania, New York, and Vancouver think so.
Mark the trusses before you unbundle them
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.
An item on the Energy Star Thermal Bypass Checklist. Item 5.1.2, to be exact ...
How to reduce ice dams, improve thermal performance, and boost durability of homes with vented attics
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
Rinse off with cold water before the hot shower.
You can't simply go down to the hardware store and buy a box labeled air barrier
Doubling the square footage of a house while cutting the air leakage in half delivers extraordinary value