Energy efficiency and durability

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Converting from oil heat & electric hot water to geothermal and redesigning utility room and master bath 12 21 weeks 1 day ago
by Jennifer Hogan
20 weeks 6 days ago
by Jennifer Hogan
Interior rigid insulation for a “flow-through” assembly? 13 21 weeks 3 days ago
by Nicholas Brown
16 weeks 4 days ago
by Nicholas Brown
We are planning to retrofit an office building with existing fluorescent light fixtures to new 4-ft. LED bulbs 2 21 weeks 3 days ago
by John Powell
21 weeks 3 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Has anyone been having problems with 3M 8067 All Weather tape splitting down the middle? 4 21 weeks 3 days ago
by Robert Mason
21 weeks 3 days ago
by Robert Mason
Insulating basement with foam and moisture transfer 2 21 weeks 3 days ago
by Corey B
21 weeks 3 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Extruded polystyrene 4 21 weeks 5 days ago
by Rolf Reiss
21 weeks 5 days ago
by Rolf Reiss
With a masonry exterior home, is "outsulation" the wrong way to go? 1 21 weeks 6 days ago
by Sal Lombardo
21 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Looking for feedback on insulation design for bonus room with "cut and cobble" 3 21 weeks 6 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
21 weeks 5 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
Roof leak argument for open-cell vs. closed-cell under roof deck 1 22 weeks 13 hours ago
by Woody McMahon
22 weeks 11 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
How much rigid insulation on the outside of this house? 1 22 weeks 1 day ago
by Chuck Everett
22 weeks 17 hours 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 22 weeks 1 day ago
by Eddie Bautista
22 weeks 16 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Old brick with closed-cell foam on interior - Exterior paint? 1 22 weeks 3 days ago
by Wayne Weikel
22 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Efficient roof hatch? 1 22 weeks 3 days ago
by Wayne Weikel
22 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulate knee walls 3 22 weeks 3 days ago
by Jim Johnston
22 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Best way to air seal an attic? 4 22 weeks 4 days ago
by Woody McMahon
22 weeks 4 days ago
by Jesse Smith
Best bang for the buck: insulation choices in a story-and-a-half home in Zone 5 1 22 weeks 6 days ago
by James M.
22 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Looking to do away with my oil heat 13 23 weeks 9 hours ago
by Khouri Rice
22 weeks 6 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Improvement of older windows... 3 23 weeks 13 hours ago
by Howard Gentler
22 weeks 2 days ago
by Howard Gentler
We need some advice on a solar envelope house 2 23 weeks 2 days ago
by Erin Litteken
19 weeks 1 hour ago
by Jane Wheeler
Do bulb replacement programs save energy in heating climates? 11 23 weeks 3 days ago
by David Meiland
22 weeks 6 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Are operable windows an unnecessary extravagance in a today's green houses? 23 23 weeks 3 days ago
by Rick Van Handel
22 weeks 4 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Is the R-value of a PVC ceiling better than 6.4 mm RhinoBoard? 1 23 weeks 4 days ago
by Johan Van Vuuren
23 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
What level of heat is recommended in an unvented crawlspace? 3 23 weeks 4 days ago
by brian rawlinson
23 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Comparing HVI and AHRI test results for ERVs 3 23 weeks 5 days ago
by Jennifer Martin
23 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Best way to seal off attic above drop ceiling? Plywood and seal, 1 or 2" foamboard? 8 23 weeks 5 days ago
by Jeff Alligood
23 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
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