Energy efficiency and durability

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Garage insulation 1 21 weeks 2 days ago
by ben g
21 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
My intake duct for the HRV seems to be collecting moisture as the insulation is wet 5 21 weeks 4 days ago
by Jeff B
21 weeks 2 days ago
by Jeff B
Log home insulation retrofit 11 22 weeks 5 days ago
by Sandra Heiser
21 weeks 2 days ago
by Sandra Heiser
I am interested in the Condensation Resistance values that I see on different windows 2 21 weeks 4 days ago
by Marc Sloot
21 weeks 3 days ago
by Marc Sloot
Does an AC compressor located in full sun work harder than one located in the shade? 2 21 weeks 4 days ago
by Chuck Mucciolo
21 weeks 3 days ago
by Nick T - 6A (MN)
The old ‘keeping the room above the garage warm’ conundrum 6 21 weeks 6 days ago
by Darren Finch
21 weeks 6 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
About to build a coastal home in zone 2B and would like to be off the grid as much as possible & be hurricane resistant. 4 22 weeks 7 hours ago
by Ken Smith
21 weeks 6 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Building out a shower over foil faced polyiso interior sheathing 1 22 weeks 7 hours ago
by C Foley
21 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Closed-cell foam on attic floor? 5 22 weeks 4 hours ago
by jake huff
21 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Excellent article on insulating paint scams. Does this also apply to roof coatings purported to reflect heat energy? 3 29 weeks 4 days ago
by David Rigby
22 weeks 1 hour ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Electric water heater vis-à-vis time-limited water availability 2 22 weeks 6 hours ago
by Has Teyla
22 weeks 2 hours ago
by Has Teyla
Could an 80% gas furnace pull radon into the home? 3 22 weeks 1 day ago
by Cyrus Collins
22 weeks 2 hours ago
by Dana Dorsett
How best to insulate framed walls inside stone walls? 4 23 weeks 2 days ago
by Karl Schwingle
22 weeks 1 day ago
by Karl Schwingle
Advanced wall construction idea. Will it work. 1 22 weeks 2 days ago
by Kevin vesey
22 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Wall Design Questions 8 25 weeks 2 days ago
by Rob Shuman
22 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Adding insulation to walls with existing fiberglass insulation in them? 1 22 weeks 2 days ago
by Jeremy Radigan
22 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
ACC block wall 1 22 weeks 3 days ago
by Issac Tate
22 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
I wish to insulate the external walls of a Victorian house 2 22 weeks 4 days ago
by raj mathews
22 weeks 3 days ago
by raj mathews
Best minisplit system in Zone 6A for a 2-story home? 17 23 weeks 2 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
22 weeks 5 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Modified flash-and-batt 9 26 weeks 20 hours ago
by Dave Frank
22 weeks 6 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Why thicker on top? 5 23 weeks 2 days ago
by Hobbit _
23 weeks 1 day ago
by Hobbit _
Is there a bathroom exhaust fan with powered vent flap? 1 23 weeks 2 days ago
by Robert Nachtrieb
23 weeks 1 day ago
by Nick Welch
HVAC unit in attic 3 23 weeks 2 days ago
by Bob Nickason
23 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Will I rot out my plywood roof decking if I condition my attic space? 3 23 weeks 1 day ago
by mathew BEAN
23 weeks 1 day ago
by mathew BEAN
Best rigid insulation to add to exterior of existing 2x6 wall with poly vapor barrier? 7 23 weeks 3 days ago
by Al Russell
23 weeks 1 day ago
by Dana Dorsett
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