Furring and foam on the INSIDE for better walls in really cold places.
Insulation & Air Sealing
Simple upgrades to steps you take anyway can significantly boost the energy performance of a home
The first layer of foam is mostly an insulation layer; the outer layer is the air barrier and drainage plane. This video is about the first layer.
A retrofit solution that works great for a low-skill workforce—like volunteers
If you can't build to stay dry, build to tolerate wet
Make a route for drainage, protect the structure, and use water-tolerant materials to rebuild
Everything* you need to know about adding insulation to the outside of old homes with cold bones
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 ...