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Which is the better method for an effective air barrier? 5 1 day 1 hour ago
by Stacey Owens
49 min 35 sec ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Vented crawl space 0 3 hours 40 min ago
by Richard Starrett
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To condition (the attic) or not to condition, that is the question! 3 3 days 3 hours ago
by Stacey Owens
2 days 8 hours ago
by Stacey Owens
Windows and Exterior Rigid Foam 1 2 days 11 hours ago
by Matt Cibula
2 days 11 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Does a viable (performance and cost effective), non-foam option exist for under slab insulation? 9 2 weeks 4 days ago
by Stacey Owens
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by Stacey Owens
A low slope, cathedral roof in Zone A-4: builder says he can vent it 13 1 week 4 days ago
by Michelle Paninopoulos
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by Keith H
Building it backwards 6 6 days 11 hours ago
by Roger Woodbury
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by Dana Dorsett
Has anyone constructed a "wood" basement floor over dirt? 13 1 week 6 days ago
by rob rosen
1 week 23 hours ago
by Donald Endsley
Exterior rigid foam - horizontal furring? 7 1 week 1 day ago
by Eric Whiting
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by Eric Whiting
Large overhangs without thermal bridging 2 1 week 1 day ago
by Eric Whiting
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by Eric Whiting
Roxul and basement wall dynamics 2 1 week 4 days ago
by Hobbit _
1 week 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
2012 IECC - Slab-on-grade Zone 4B 1 1 week 3 days ago
by Peter L
1 week 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
The most value-engineered siding furring strips over thick rigid foam... but what width? 4 2 weeks 49 min ago
by Nick Welch
1 week 4 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Plywood faced walls in insulated basement? 3 2 weeks 4 hours ago
by Andrew Alden
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by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Web location showing how to blow cellulose from start to finish? 1 1 week 4 days ago
by CHris Vidal
1 week 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
How to best add insulation to sheltered exterior wall? 1 1 week 5 days ago
by Nick Lambert
1 week 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Roof pitch and overhang questions -- among others... 5 2 weeks 1 day ago
by J. Smith
2 weeks 4 hours ago
by Dana Dorsett
Is stucco finish practical on advanced framing? 3 2 weeks 23 hours ago
by brian rawlinson
2 weeks 19 hours ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Substitute for rigid foam on unconditioned attic wall? 1 2 weeks 4 days ago
by Nick Welch
2 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
What method would be best for insulating the exterior of a foundation and still permit the application of stone veneer? 1 2 weeks 5 days ago
by Ralph Hertlein
2 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Fireplace vs energy-efficiency 11 1 year 15 weeks ago
by Michael McKinley
2 weeks 6 days ago
by Katy Hollbacher
Flip the blower door? 6 3 weeks 3 days ago
by Hobbit _
3 weeks 7 hours ago
by Hobbit _
Minimalist on top of slab insulation options 9 4 weeks 3 days ago
by Keith H
3 weeks 3 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Best way to frame corner with thick exterior foam 1 3 weeks 6 days ago
by W. Timothy Ward
3 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
R-25 exterior rigid foam in Maryland, USA 5 4 weeks 4 days ago
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