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Is a capillary break between the footing and foundation wall really necessary? 5 1 day 8 hours ago
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Capillary break over footing vs. vapor barrier under footing 1 1 day 14 hours ago
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Why spend so much (any) effort insulating the building slab? 4 4 weeks 1 day ago
by David Hall
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by Stephen Youngquist
EPS as continuous insulation in above-grade, rainscreen cavity walls 8 5 weeks 3 days ago
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Poly under panelling ? 2 4 weeks 3 days ago
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