Green building techniques

TopicRepliesCreatedLast replysort icon
Air sealing question: Assistance requested for 6th side of building envelope 5 6 weeks 4 days ago
by Howard Lederman
6 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Inset 2x6 sill plate 4 6 weeks 5 days ago
by Craig Harper
6 weeks 5 days ago
by Lucas Durand - 7A
Rigid foam to catch drips from metal roof without decking 7 7 weeks 4 days ago
by Jeff Cooper
7 weeks 1 day ago
by Lucas Durand - 7A
How much rock under foam/slab in below grade basement? 1 7 weeks 2 days ago
by Silas Hoeppner
7 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Wood furring attachment to CMU 3 7 weeks 3 days ago
by Joshua Lloyd
7 weeks 2 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 7 weeks 3 days ago
by Stephen Mager
7 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Rainscreen siding with a very large gap 12 13 weeks 6 days ago
by Kevin Hardy
7 weeks 3 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Roxul for crawlspace stemwall? And a related detail. 21 8 weeks 21 hours ago
by Andy Chappell-Dick
7 weeks 3 days ago
by Richard Beyer
Using an "Arctic wall" design for a cathedral ceiling in Climate Zone 6 14 8 weeks 3 days ago
by Trevor Chadwick
7 weeks 6 days ago
by Trevor Chadwick
Finishing rigid foam against an innie window 6 8 weeks 3 days ago
by jordan Saunders
8 weeks 2 days ago
by Stephen Thwaites
Rigid insulation between interior bearing wall footings and slab? 3 8 weeks 4 days ago
by Silas Hoeppner
8 weeks 3 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
I'm currently struggling to explain why I want SIPs for my roof instead of trusses 11 9 weeks 5 hours ago
by scott schroeder
8 weeks 3 days ago
by Richard Beyer
My family room has a painted T&G wood-planked vaulted ceiling that leaks air 4 8 weeks 4 days ago
by Bruce Howe
8 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Can TrueFoam Foundation Plus Type 2 rigid foam be used as a vapor barrier? 1 8 weeks 4 days ago
by Mark McKenzie
8 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Restoring cedar shingles under vinyl siding 2 9 weeks 3 days ago
by Nick Welch
9 weeks 3 days ago
by Nick Welch
80 sq. m. green passive house 2 9 weeks 3 days ago
by Tomas Batonas
9 weeks 3 days ago
by Tomas Batonas
Is foam under the basement always recommended? 11 10 weeks 1 day ago
by Stephen Youngquist
9 weeks 5 days ago
by Terry Lee
DIY blower door test? 2 10 weeks 1 day ago
by Nick Welch
10 weeks 5 hours ago
by Nick Welch
Ensuring the right ventilation approach 1 10 weeks 5 days ago
by Tyson Clemmer
10 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Blower door disappointment and questions 8 11 weeks 21 hours ago
by Lucy Foxworth
10 weeks 6 days ago
by Lucy Foxworth
Foam board between studs and exterior sheathing? 6 11 weeks 1 day ago
by Dillon Vautrin
11 weeks 3 hours ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Exterior rigid foam details/concerns for roof 2 11 weeks 1 day ago
by terry grube
11 weeks 22 hours ago
by terry grube
Dense-Pack Cellulose Cathedral Ceiling 3 11 weeks 1 day ago
by Keith Richtman
11 weeks 23 hours ago
by Keith Richtman
Detailing bottom of Roxul Comfort board IS 4 12 weeks 3 hours ago
by Edward Krause
11 weeks 6 days 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 12 weeks 1 day ago
by Michael Roland
12 weeks 6 hours ago
by Michael Roland
Register for a free account and join the conversation


Get a free account and join the conversation!
Become a GBA PRO!

Syndicate content