Energy efficiency and durability

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Recommendations for insulating existing space over garage with a cathedral ceiling 28 45 weeks 5 days ago
by Andrew K
14 weeks 5 days ago
by Deshawnlek Deshawnlek
Best options for replacing oil-fired steam radiator system in a 1850s home? 27 16 weeks 5 hours ago
by Joe Schmo
14 weeks 6 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Interior rigid insulation for a “flow-through” assembly? 13 19 weeks 5 days ago
by Nicholas Brown
14 weeks 6 days ago
by Nicholas Brown
XPS versus EPS Underslab Foam 14 15 weeks 5 days ago
by Matthew Michaud
15 weeks 4 hours ago
by Dana Dorsett
Can you use a tank-less Heater to do both DHW and space heating (hot water baseboard) 2 15 weeks 2 days ago
by Joan Blood
15 weeks 2 days ago
by Richard McGrath
Serious Windows vs. Thermotech, Fibertec, Inline, Accurate Dorwin 155 4 years 46 weeks ago
by Claire Anderson
15 weeks 5 days ago
by Mark Dickerson
Paint that rejects heat? 2 15 weeks 6 days ago
by Manuel Hernandez
15 weeks 5 days ago
by Manuel Hernandez
Thermo-Ply under drywall? 4 16 weeks 23 hours ago
by Ralph Vickers
16 weeks 53 min ago
by Ralph Vickers
Custom polyiso roof-vent baffles + traditional unfaced fiberglass batts + poly vapor barrier (conditioned space) = Success? 1 16 weeks 2 days ago
by Logan MacKinnon
16 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
I'm building an energy-efficient, hopefully net-zero house in Southern CT. 3 16 weeks 2 days ago
by david dickson
16 weeks 2 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Ductless Downside 29 19 weeks 1 day ago
by John Brooks
16 weeks 4 days ago
by Keith Gustafson
If slab edge thermal break is inside the stem wall except for at door openings, how far past the opening should I extend an exterior thermal break in those door locations? 2 16 weeks 6 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
16 weeks 5 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
I live in MA and would like to insulate my attic, but need to know if we use blown in cellulose if that means we will lose the storage space up there. 2 16 weeks 5 days ago
by Ruth Ryan
16 weeks 5 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Foaming a low-pitched roof 2 16 weeks 6 days ago
by Hugh Stearns
16 weeks 6 days ago
by Hugh Stearns
Wall section? Attic insulation? Energy / Moisture / Storm 7 17 weeks 3 days ago
by Bill Daugherty
17 weeks 23 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
We need some advice on a solar envelope house 2 21 weeks 4 days ago
by Erin Litteken
17 weeks 1 day ago
by Jane Wheeler
What is the best angle for a skylight on a low-slope roof in Chicago? 2 17 weeks 4 days ago
by Dan Nehm
17 weeks 2 days ago
by floris keverling buisman
Heating for small bathroom? 7 17 weeks 4 days ago
by maggie wilbur
17 weeks 2 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Rigid foam insulation over Bildrite during remodel/reside? 4 17 weeks 6 days ago
by Troy Tvedt
17 weeks 2 days ago
by Paul Kuenn
How best to insulate a traditional slab paired with a wrap-and-strap timber frame? 1 17 weeks 4 days ago
by Erik Schmitt
17 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Net-and-blow cellulose vs fiberglass? 6 17 weeks 6 days ago
by Patricia Basha
17 weeks 5 days ago
by Jarrod Hanley
Insulating bottom of radiant floor 1 17 weeks 5 days ago
by Pete Marthaler - Zone 7
17 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
IF Not .... Then Why Not ? 23 18 weeks 5 days ago
by John Brooks
18 weeks 23 hours ago
by Keith H
When is an ERV needed? 6 18 weeks 4 days ago
by Allen Brown
18 weeks 1 day ago
by Dana Dorsett
XPS or EPS? 3 18 weeks 1 day ago
by bob holodinsky
18 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
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