Green building techniques

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Why? Israel vs USA: solar hot water systems 4 10 weeks 1 day ago
by John Granoski
10 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulating porch attached to log cabin 1 10 weeks 2 days ago
by Sal Alder
10 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
How to improve the walls for a 1000-square-foot house near Asheville? 1 10 weeks 3 days ago
by Stuart Murray
10 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Why spend so much (any) effort insulating the building slab? 4 11 weeks 4 days ago
by David Hall
10 weeks 3 days ago
by Jin Kazama
Is it more cost-effective to insulate a roof plane or use SIPs? 7 11 weeks 4 days ago
by Stephen Youngquist
10 weeks 6 days ago
by Stephen Youngquist
EPS as continuous insulation in above-grade, rainscreen cavity walls 8 12 weeks 5 days ago
by wendy wisbrun
11 weeks 3 days ago
by mark moses
What is the recommended method for insulating a cathedral ceiling in a moisture-laden home? 7 11 weeks 5 days ago
by cameron morris
11 weeks 5 days ago
by cameron morris
Poly under panelling ? 2 11 weeks 5 days ago
by David Beals
11 weeks 5 days ago
by David Beals
Due to aesthetics, R-20 (4 1/2 inches of rigid foam) above the roof is my limit 1 11 weeks 5 days ago
by cameron morris
11 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulating I-joist cathedral ceiling with Roxul 4 12 weeks 1 day ago
by Aaron Gatzke
11 weeks 6 days ago
by floris keverling buisman
Would using spray on foam as insulation allow me to avoid the need to use any drywall in my exterior walls? 2 11 weeks 6 days ago
by Stan Silver
11 weeks 6 days ago
by Stan Silver
2x12 as a ceiling rim joist to replicate raised heel truss? 2 12 weeks 6 days ago
by Tony Rigdon
12 weeks 5 days ago
by Tony Rigdon
Insulate a slab in a mild climate 16 2 years 3 weeks ago
by Nick Jensen
13 weeks 3 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
I am interested in certification for duct testing 2 13 weeks 6 days ago
by GRAHAM CREECH
13 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
What to do about an old attic? 1 13 weeks 6 days ago
by Brian C
13 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
A question, universally... 5 3 years 31 weeks ago
by Aaron Vander Meulen
14 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Wall stack-up with recycled polyiso 2 14 weeks 5 days ago
by Anthony Hughes
14 weeks 4 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Installing and sealing windows without a flange 3 15 weeks 3 days ago
by Aaron Gatzke
14 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Spacing and attachment of rain screen materials (specifically Sturdi-Strips) 1 14 weeks 6 days ago
by Brian Post
14 weeks 6 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
I'm building an off the grid house with double wall construction and I'm concerned about condensation on the sheathing 15 18 weeks 20 hours ago
by Geoff Frood
15 weeks 16 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Is it possible to insulate an exterior wall masonry chimney with Roxul? 2 15 weeks 2 days ago
by Elliot Firestone
15 weeks 1 day ago
by Elliot Firestone
When adding foam insulation to a roof assembly, is there any reason to bring it significantly past the exterior building line? 6 18 weeks 1 day ago
by stefan straka
18 weeks 19 hours ago
by stefan straka
EPS on basement wall -- vapor barrier advisable? 4 18 weeks 3 days ago
by Nick Welch
18 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Moisture management 2 18 weeks 5 days ago
by Tracy Mitchell
18 weeks 4 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Vaulted ceiling assembly 1 20 weeks 17 hours ago
by tobias larsen
18 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
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