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Building Resilience Season 2: A Project Based Approach to Better Building

Season 2 is in the books. We look at some dumb mistakes that caused an addition to rot from water damage, and we remodel/add to the house to prevent such problems in the future.
June 01, 2022
Read time: 1 min

Episode list:

  1. Intro and Overview
  2. Demo and Deconstruction
  3. Framing/sheathing
  4. Insulation and Airsealing a crawlspace
  5. Minisplit and HVAC upgrades
  6. WRBs and Rainscreens
  7. Window flashing, installation, and flashing
  8. Board and batten cladding
  9. Open cladding
  10. Bevel Siding
  11. Wrap-up

Sponsors: Benjamin Obdyke, AZEK, Dupont, Mitsubishi

Episodes of Building Resilience

October 20, 2022
Updated: October 5, 2023
Last time on Building Resilience, we were cutting styrofoam, gluing the back, and sticking it to the walls in two crawlspaces, where we had already plopped it on the floor. That’s when we broke out the froth packs."Spray foam insulation. It’s a big part of how we build today, it’s one of the key ingredients in our building type.
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