Energy efficiency and durability

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How much rigid insulation on the outside of this house? 1 16 weeks 2 days ago
by Chuck Everett
16 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Improvement of older windows... 3 17 weeks 2 days ago
by Howard Gentler
16 weeks 4 days ago
by Howard Gentler
Old brick with closed-cell foam on interior - Exterior paint? 1 16 weeks 5 days ago
by Wayne Weikel
16 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulate knee walls 3 16 weeks 5 days ago
by Jim Johnston
16 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Efficient roof hatch? 1 16 weeks 5 days ago
by Wayne Weikel
16 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Best way to air seal an attic? 4 16 weeks 6 days ago
by Woody McMahon
16 weeks 5 days ago
by Jesse Smith
Are operable windows an unnecessary extravagance in a today's green houses? 23 17 weeks 5 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
16 weeks 6 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Stopping log home heat loss 15 20 weeks 6 days ago
by Terry NY
17 weeks 3 hours ago
by Terry NY
Best bang for the buck: insulation choices in a story-and-a-half home in Zone 5 1 17 weeks 1 day ago
by James M.
17 weeks 12 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Looking to do away with my oil heat 13 17 weeks 2 days ago
by Khouri Rice
17 weeks 1 day ago
by Dana Dorsett
Do bulb replacement programs save energy in heating climates? 11 17 weeks 5 days ago
by David Meiland
17 weeks 1 day ago
by Dana Dorsett
What level of heat is recommended in an unvented crawlspace? 3 17 weeks 6 days ago
by brian rawlinson
17 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Comparing HVI and AHRI test results for ERVs 3 18 weeks 2 hours ago
by Jennifer Martin
17 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Best way to seal off attic above drop ceiling? Plywood and seal, 1 or 2" foamboard? 8 18 weeks 4 hours ago
by Jeff Alligood
17 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Mini-split exterior heat collector unit in attic? 15 18 weeks 2 days ago
by Kerry Batdorf
17 weeks 6 days ago
by Kerry Batdorf
Is the R-value of a PVC ceiling better than 6.4 mm RhinoBoard? 1 17 weeks 6 days ago
by Johan Van Vuuren
17 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Does fastening WRB or building felt with cap staples work as an air gap for a rain screen approach? 15 19 weeks 2 hours ago
by Rick Van Handel
18 weeks 1 day ago
by Rick Van Handel
How to insulate/seal in tight spaces 5 18 weeks 2 days ago
by Laura Braceland
18 weeks 1 day ago
by Laura Braceland
How to insulate a cathedral ceiling? 3 28 weeks 5 days ago
by David Richardson
18 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Where to use Polyiso Rigid Foam Insulation Board 0 18 weeks 2 days ago
by Dave Sacco
n/a
Exterior rigid foam insulation 3 18 weeks 2 days ago
by Mike 88
18 weeks 2 days ago
by Mike 88
Zone 3/Central GA 12x32 weekend cabin on 36" above grade piers 3 18 weeks 5 days ago
by Brad Skeeters
18 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulating 1950's Tectum roof from exterior - Air barrier ? 5 20 weeks 5 days ago
by Scott Grobarek
18 weeks 5 days ago
by Alan Wester
If you were to replace your windows what material would you use for the frame? 2 18 weeks 5 days ago
by Janet DeMars
18 weeks 5 days ago
by Jin Kazama
If you were to replace your windows what material would you use for the frame and would you use a double pane with Argon? 0 18 weeks 5 days ago
by Janet DeMars
n/a
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