Energy efficiency and durability

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by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
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by Mike Dyke
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by Keith Miller
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by Kimberly Howell
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by Kimberly Howell
Wood basement drainage? 1 22 weeks 3 days ago
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by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
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How many BTUs of energy do I lose per cfm leakage to outside in my ducts? 9 32 weeks 5 days ago
by Chaz Steffen
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by Dana Dorsett
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by Tom Hanke
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by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
We're wanting to install ceramic tile in our bedrooms. Is the orange underlayment necessary, or what exactly is required? 2 23 weeks 1 day ago
by Mike Williams
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Efficiency per inch for 2-lb. closed-cell spray foam 7 23 weeks 4 days ago
by Greg Thornton
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by Dana Dorsett
Should I insulate one of my exterior foundation walls? 5 23 weeks 5 days ago
by Kevin Schramm
23 weeks 3 days ago
by Kevin Schramm
Wood fence post foundation in Wisconsin 5 24 weeks 4 days ago
by Kristopher Steege-Reimann
23 weeks 3 days ago
by flitch plate
House Heats up at night on warm days 3 24 weeks 3 days ago
by Jeff Classen
23 weeks 3 days ago
by Sonny Chatum
How do published commercial and residential code requirements for combinations of continuous insulation and stud cavity insulation relate to in-wall condensation concerns? 1 23 weeks 4 days ago
by Albert Russell
23 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulating a vaulted ceiling with limited room for insulation 1 23 weeks 4 days ago
by Bill Chiari
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by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Exterior Below Grade Spray Foam 3 24 weeks 2 days ago
by Howard Road
23 weeks 5 days ago
by Bob Irving
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