Green building techniques

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Wood furring attachment to CMU 3 6 weeks 4 days ago
by Joshua Lloyd
6 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
What's best method of converting a "semi-vented" crawl space with a rat slab w/no vapor barrier into an unvented crawl space? 1 6 weeks 4 days ago
by Stephen Mager
6 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Rainscreen siding with a very large gap 12 13 weeks 5 hours ago
by Kevin Hardy
6 weeks 4 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Roxul for crawlspace stemwall? And a related detail. 21 7 weeks 2 days ago
by Andy Chappell-Dick
6 weeks 4 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Using an "Arctic wall" design for a cathedral ceiling in Climate Zone 6 14 7 weeks 5 days ago
by Trevor Chadwick
7 weeks 1 day ago
by Trevor Chadwick
Finishing rigid foam against an innie window 6 7 weeks 5 days ago
by jordan Saunders
7 weeks 3 days ago
by Stephen Thwaites
Rigid insulation between interior bearing wall footings and slab? 3 7 weeks 5 days ago
by Silas Hoeppner
7 weeks 4 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
I'm currently struggling to explain why I want SIPs for my roof instead of trusses 11 8 weeks 1 day ago
by scott schroeder
7 weeks 4 days ago
by Richard Beyer
My family room has a painted T&G wood-planked vaulted ceiling that leaks air 4 7 weeks 5 days ago
by Bruce Howe
7 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Can TrueFoam Foundation Plus Type 2 rigid foam be used as a vapor barrier? 1 7 weeks 5 days ago
by Mark McKenzie
7 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Restoring cedar shingles under vinyl siding 2 8 weeks 4 days ago
by Nick Welch
8 weeks 4 days ago
by Nick Welch
80 sq. m. green passive house 2 8 weeks 4 days ago
by Tomas Batonas
8 weeks 4 days ago
by Tomas Batonas
Is foam under the basement always recommended? 11 9 weeks 2 days ago
by Stephen Youngquist
8 weeks 6 days ago
by Terry Lee
DIY blower door test? 2 9 weeks 2 days ago
by Nick Welch
9 weeks 1 day ago
by Nick Welch
Ensuring the right ventilation approach 1 9 weeks 6 days ago
by Tyson Clemmer
9 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Blower door disappointment and questions 8 10 weeks 2 days ago
by Lucy Foxworth
10 weeks 13 hours ago
by Lucy Foxworth
Foam board between studs and exterior sheathing? 6 10 weeks 2 days ago
by Dillon Vautrin
10 weeks 1 day ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Exterior rigid foam details/concerns for roof 2 10 weeks 2 days ago
by terry grube
10 weeks 2 days ago
by terry grube
Dense-Pack Cellulose Cathedral Ceiling 3 10 weeks 2 days ago
by Keith Richtman
10 weeks 2 days ago
by Keith Richtman
Detailing bottom of Roxul Comfort board IS 4 11 weeks 1 day ago
by Edward Krause
11 weeks 12 hours ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Would metal roofing (say Imperial Rib type profile) on decking and horizontal purlins work for venting a roof assembly with sealed fibrous insulation-filled rafter bays? 2 11 weeks 2 days ago
by Michael Roland
11 weeks 1 day ago
by Michael Roland
Is a capillary break between the footing and foundation wall really necessary? 10 12 weeks 2 days ago
by Eric Stear
11 weeks 1 day ago
by Roger Anthony
Rigid foam insulation in a cathedral ceiling? 2 11 weeks 4 days ago
by jordan Saunders
11 weeks 3 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Pole barn ceiling 2 12 weeks 3 days ago
by JMS Build
12 weeks 2 days ago
by JMS Build
Capillary break over footing vs. vapor barrier under footing 1 12 weeks 2 days ago
by Eric Stear
12 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
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