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Does a viable (performance and cost effective), non-foam option exist for under slab insulation? 10 16 weeks 8 hours ago
by Stacey Owens
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by Jerry Liebler
Vented crawl space 2 13 weeks 3 days ago
by Richard Starrett
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by Richard Starrett
To condition (the attic) or not to condition, that is the question! 3 13 weeks 6 days ago
by Stacey Owens
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by Stacey Owens
Windows and Exterior Rigid Foam 1 13 weeks 5 days ago
by Matt Cibula
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by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
A low slope, cathedral roof in Zone A-4: builder says he can vent it 13 15 weeks 13 hours ago
by Michelle Paninopoulos
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Building it backwards 6 14 weeks 2 days ago
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Has anyone constructed a "wood" basement floor over dirt? 13 15 weeks 2 days ago
by rob rosen
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by Donald Endsley
Exterior rigid foam - horizontal furring? 7 14 weeks 4 days ago
by Eric Whiting
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by Eric Whiting
Large overhangs without thermal bridging 2 14 weeks 4 days ago
by Eric Whiting
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by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
2012 IECC - Slab-on-grade Zone 4B 1 15 weeks 2 hours ago
by Peter L
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by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
The most value-engineered siding furring strips over thick rigid foam... but what width? 4 15 weeks 3 days ago
by Nick Welch
15 weeks 12 hours ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Plywood faced walls in insulated basement? 3 15 weeks 3 days ago
by Andrew Alden
15 weeks 17 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Web location showing how to blow cellulose from start to finish? 1 15 weeks 19 hours ago
by CHris Vidal
15 weeks 18 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
How to best add insulation to sheltered exterior wall? 1 15 weeks 1 day ago
by Nick Lambert
15 weeks 20 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Roof pitch and overhang questions -- among others... 5 15 weeks 5 days ago
by J. Smith
15 weeks 3 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Is stucco finish practical on advanced framing? 3 15 weeks 4 days ago
by brian rawlinson
15 weeks 4 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Substitute for rigid foam on unconditioned attic wall? 1 16 weeks 12 hours ago
by Nick Welch
16 weeks 11 hours 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 16 weeks 1 day ago
by Ralph Hertlein
16 weeks 22 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Fireplace vs energy-efficiency 11 1 year 28 weeks ago
by Michael McKinley
16 weeks 2 days ago
by Katy Hollbacher
Flip the blower door? 6 17 weeks 5 hours ago
by Hobbit _
16 weeks 3 days ago
by Hobbit _
Minimalist on top of slab insulation options 9 18 weeks 6 hours ago
by Keith H
16 weeks 6 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Best way to frame corner with thick exterior foam 1 17 weeks 2 days ago
by W. Timothy Ward
17 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
R-25 exterior rigid foam in Maryland, USA 5 18 weeks 20 hours ago
by James Eric
17 weeks 6 days ago
by James Eric
Correct basement slab poly install 6 18 weeks 1 day ago
by Morris Farris
18 weeks 9 hours ago
by Morris Farris
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