Energy efficiency and durability

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Housewraps - Tyvek vs. tar paper 1 19 weeks 4 days ago
by Randy Ransom
19 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
What's your favorite high-efficiency natural gas fireplace? 1 19 weeks 6 days ago
by brian evans
19 weeks 4 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Spray foam against plywood roof decking questions 2 20 weeks 18 hours ago
by Brian Mallow
20 weeks 16 hours ago
by Brian Mallow
Adding more insulation to damp-spray cellulose? 7 20 weeks 1 day ago
by Matt Desloge
19 weeks 6 hours ago
by Dana Dorsett
What are the best hybrid water heaters? 1 20 weeks 4 days ago
by John Shafchuk
20 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Building in heat/cool/humid region 2 20 weeks 5 days ago
by Mike Dyke
20 weeks 3 days ago
by Mike Dyke
Spray foam inside rim joist? 8 20 weeks 5 days ago
by Jerry Liebler
20 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Cold, wet sheathing on double stud wall? 3 20 weeks 6 days ago
by Jerry Liebler
20 weeks 4 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Installing insulation board over cedar siding on unsheathed & uninsulated (filled with brick) walls of 1890s farm house 6 21 weeks 4 days ago
by Keith Miller
21 weeks 4 days ago
by Keith Miller
Best insulation for a mix of brick & wood? 3 21 weeks 5 days ago
by Kimberly Howell
21 weeks 5 days ago
by Kimberly Howell
Wood basement drainage? 1 21 weeks 5 days ago
by Jerry Liebler
21 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Adding interior insulation on a brick veneer house - Concern about inward solar drive caused moisture issues. 12 21 weeks 6 days ago
by Joshua van Tol
13 weeks 4 days ago
by Eric West
Insulating a sloped wall & attic 7 22 weeks 7 hours ago
by Kimberly Howell
21 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Do wireless switches save energy? 6 22 weeks 11 hours ago
by Gordon B
21 weeks 6 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
1980 isolated gain passive solar with sunspace and crawlspace 1 22 weeks 1 day ago
by Susan Geer
22 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulating under footings? 8 22 weeks 2 days ago
by Richard Alton
21 weeks 1 day ago
by Jason Hyde, Peterborough 6A
Can one place rigid foam over existing panel siding? 5 22 weeks 2 days ago
by Whitney Johnson
22 weeks 16 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
We're wanting to install ceramic tile in our bedrooms. Is the orange underlayment necessary, or what exactly is required? 2 22 weeks 3 days ago
by Mike Williams
22 weeks 3 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Would it work to put a solar thermal collector over several GSHP wells to pump hot liquid into the wells all summer? 4 22 weeks 4 days ago
by Tom Hanke
22 weeks 3 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
How do published commercial and residential code requirements for combinations of continuous insulation and stud cavity insulation relate to in-wall condensation concerns? 1 22 weeks 6 days ago
by Albert Russell
22 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Efficiency per inch for 2-lb. closed-cell spray foam 7 22 weeks 6 days ago
by Greg Thornton
22 weeks 4 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Insulating a vaulted ceiling with limited room for insulation 1 23 weeks 4 hours ago
by Bill Chiari
23 weeks 4 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Should I insulate one of my exterior foundation walls? 5 23 weeks 13 hours ago
by Kevin Schramm
22 weeks 5 days ago
by Kevin Schramm
Is this insulation plan any good? 2 23 weeks 3 days ago
by tim evans
23 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Exterior Below Grade Spray Foam 3 23 weeks 4 days ago
by Howard Road
23 weeks 16 hours ago
by Bob Irving
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