Energy efficiency and durability

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Estimated savings by insulating a basement 6 3 years 11 weeks ago
by Curtis Dean
16 weeks 6 days ago
by ramatfrfg ramatfrxxFQ
With a masonry exterior home, is "outsulation" the wrong way to go? 1 17 weeks 15 hours ago
by Sal Lombardo
17 weeks 14 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Roof leak argument for open-cell vs. closed-cell under roof deck 1 17 weeks 1 day ago
by Woody McMahon
17 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
If a home will run on 100% solar electricity, is it still wise to spend extra $$ to make the home LEED or Passive certified? 1 17 weeks 2 days ago
by Eddie Bautista
17 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
How much rigid insulation on the outside of this house? 1 17 weeks 2 days ago
by Chuck Everett
17 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Improvement of older windows... 3 18 weeks 1 day ago
by Howard Gentler
17 weeks 3 days ago
by Howard Gentler
Old brick with closed-cell foam on interior - Exterior paint? 1 17 weeks 4 days ago
by Wayne Weikel
17 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulate knee walls 3 17 weeks 4 days ago
by Jim Johnston
17 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Efficient roof hatch? 1 17 weeks 4 days ago
by Wayne Weikel
17 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Best way to air seal an attic? 4 17 weeks 5 days ago
by Woody McMahon
17 weeks 5 days ago
by Jesse Smith
Are operable windows an unnecessary extravagance in a today's green houses? 23 18 weeks 4 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
17 weeks 5 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Stopping log home heat loss 15 21 weeks 6 days ago
by Terry NY
17 weeks 6 days ago
by Terry NY
Best bang for the buck: insulation choices in a story-and-a-half home in Zone 5 1 18 weeks 10 hours ago
by James M.
17 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Looking to do away with my oil heat 13 18 weeks 1 day ago
by Khouri Rice
18 weeks 11 hours ago
by Dana Dorsett
Do bulb replacement programs save energy in heating climates? 11 18 weeks 4 days ago
by David Meiland
18 weeks 11 hours ago
by Dana Dorsett
What level of heat is recommended in an unvented crawlspace? 3 18 weeks 6 days ago
by brian rawlinson
18 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Comparing HVI and AHRI test results for ERVs 3 18 weeks 6 days ago
by Jennifer Martin
18 weeks 5 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 6 days ago
by Jeff Alligood
18 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Mini-split exterior heat collector unit in attic? 15 19 weeks 1 day ago
by Kerry Batdorf
18 weeks 5 days ago
by Kerry Batdorf
Is the R-value of a PVC ceiling better than 6.4 mm RhinoBoard? 1 18 weeks 6 days ago
by Johan Van Vuuren
18 weeks 5 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 6 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
19 weeks 12 hours ago
by Rick Van Handel
How to insulate/seal in tight spaces 5 19 weeks 1 day ago
by Laura Braceland
19 weeks 19 hours ago
by Laura Braceland
How to insulate a cathedral ceiling? 3 29 weeks 4 days ago
by David Richardson
19 weeks 22 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Where to use Polyiso Rigid Foam Insulation Board 0 19 weeks 1 day ago
by Dave Sacco
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Exterior rigid foam insulation 3 19 weeks 1 day ago
by Mike 88
19 weeks 1 day ago
by Mike 88
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