An item on the Energy Star Thermal Bypass Checklist. Item 5.1.2, to be exact ...
Just because you draw it doesn't mean they'll build it that way. Know what makes sense, what the framer can execute, and forget about designing in two-foot modules
Two fans talk to each other to replace stale air with fresh air
A collection of details that make sense for most framers to incorporate into their SOP—based on feedback from framers who do it a lot.
Recessed into thick layers of insulation, innie windows are protected from the weather
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
Letting the brick dry evenly is the key for old masonry walls that want to leak less energy