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What is a good, affordable construction detail (in terms of long-term UV and water protection and overall durability) for the popular contemporary horizontal, spaced cedar cladding look? 8 14 weeks 1 day ago
by Burke Stoller
13 weeks 6 hours ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Strong odor after crawlspace encapsulation 3 13 weeks 4 days ago
by jeff weikert
13 weeks 12 hours ago
by James Morgan
Unvented roof assemblies and roof deck vapor permeance 3 13 weeks 2 days ago
by Roger Berry
13 weeks 1 day ago
by Dana Dorsett
Precast concrete basement walls 5 13 weeks 4 days ago
by Paul Nicholls
13 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Roof insulation/venting in heavy snow load climates 14 13 weeks 3 days ago
by Don Moore
13 weeks 2 days ago
by Don Moore
Framing walls on an uneven concrete slab 5 13 weeks 3 days ago
by Zane Morgan
13 weeks 3 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Importing windows to Canada 4 13 weeks 4 days ago
by Graham Fisher
13 weeks 3 days ago
by Graham Fisher
How do I figure the size of an air conditioner and a gas furnace for a mobile home? 1 13 weeks 4 days ago
by JOANN CORTINA
13 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Spray foam info 1 13 weeks 4 days ago
by David Myles
13 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Spa cover 8 13 weeks 5 days ago
by william goodwin
13 weeks 4 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
EPS characteristics 11 15 weeks 2 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
13 weeks 4 days ago
by bob holodinsky
ERV and humidity 4 14 weeks 11 hours ago
by M BCH
13 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
When installing an HRV for indoor air quality, is an independent duct system better than a "simple" installation? 4 14 weeks 2 days ago
by Patrick Cantwell
14 weeks 16 hours ago
by Patrick Cantwell
Exterior construction/insulation for a new home 3 14 weeks 1 day ago
by Thierry Swinson
14 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Can an HRV be installed in a garage in climate zone 5a? 3 14 weeks 2 days ago
by Patrick Cantwell
14 weeks 2 days ago
by Patrick Cantwell
Gaps in insulation: effect on total R-value? 3 14 weeks 5 days ago
by HD S
14 weeks 2 days ago
by HD S
Finally got my heat loss numbers...ouch!!! 27 15 weeks 4 days ago
by bob holodinsky
14 weeks 3 days ago
by bob holodinsky
Isn't there an intrinsic problem with SCIP building systems i.e. thermal bridging? 3 14 weeks 5 days ago
by Stephan Green
14 weeks 4 days ago
by Jerry Liebler
Should the rafter bay be sealed if there is a skylight installed in it? 1 14 weeks 4 days ago
by Anthony Jackson
14 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
How to attach XPS insulation to a wall that is partly covered with dimpled Delta MS? 3 14 weeks 5 days ago
by John Lawson
14 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Basement Pros and Cons? 11 4 years 34 weeks ago
by John Brooks
14 weeks 5 days ago
by Jin Kazama
Insulating outside of block home? 3 15 weeks 1 day ago
by michael holler
14 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
I think internal wall soundproofing is very important and could convince me to build a smaller house 3 15 weeks 1 day ago
by Ethan Fahy
14 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
I have followed the blogs on the heat loss problems of ceiling can lights 8 17 weeks 1 day ago
by Jack Pladziewicz
15 weeks 14 hours ago
by Jack Pladziewicz
Siding failure issue, climate zone 5B / 6B, north central Colorado. 2 15 weeks 1 day ago
by Joe Sweeney
15 weeks 20 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
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