Insulation & Air Sealing
You can dig in to the roof without adding more insulation, but you can't dig far
Weather Barriers done right means weather barriers that go to work on more than just sunny days
The biggest hole in the bathroom
You can use your hand to detect some air leaks, but smoke puffers make other air leaks easier to "see."
Surfaces and subsurfaces are on the same team, remember?
But let me axe you this—how do they keep 'em sharp?
Soffits should be tight boxes hidden in your ceiling.
Crawlspaces offer all of the headaches of a basement and none of the benefits.
But some buckets are more relative
Why a rain screen wall is important to the energy and durability detailing on a Passive House.
How to detail the foam at corners and connections when tightening the energy efficiency of an old house