WRB & Flashing
Sep 19 2017
A silent movie about flashing metal roofing into a brick chimney from UnionCorrugating.
Sep 15 2017
Flashing must extend all the way from the wall to the outside. Oh yeah, and it has to be watertight and eight people have to work on it...
Apr 27 2017
A collection of five videos on a Passive House Retrofit in Sharon, CT (climate zone 5) executed by Ben Bogie, Built to Last, LLC
Apr 25 2017
For walls with a pre-applied weather barrier, make sure the tape is compatible with the WRB coating—or use a primer
Feb 28 2017
Siding is supposed to shed water away from walls; so what's the deal with siding that absorbs water?
Feb 9 2017
Condensation is when moisture in the air hits a cool enough surface to convert the vapor into water.
Nov 7 2016
Recessed into thick layers of insulation, innie windows are protected from the weather
Oct 29 2016
Concentrate on the corners and think like water when overlapping the layers
Oct 24 2016
A tight air barrier is the best way to build an energy-efficient house. Outside the sheathing are many chances to make it better.
Oct 10 2016
A thermal break and solid backing puts the window on the outer face of a thick wall. Now, there's room on the inside window sill for cats and bowling trophies
Sep 28 2016
This critical element is often omitted from window installation
Sep 20 2016
Ground zero for roof rot is often where roofs meet walls.
Sep 12 2016
Offset the joints and seal the gaps to keep air leaks out of the thick walls