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Which exterior sheathing is better? 3 2 years 24 weeks ago
by Elizabeth Kormos
2 years 24 weeks ago
by Elizabeth Kormos
Exterior foam decision — IRC table 601.3.1 — and housewrap over foam 7 2 years 28 weeks ago
by Dirk Gently
2 years 24 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Making exterior crawlspace foam more termite resistant 5 2 years 26 weeks ago
by Harlan Bauer
2 years 25 weeks ago
by Anonymous
Creating unconditioned attic (and ducting/furnace question) 10 2 years 26 weeks ago
by James Howison
2 years 26 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Under cabin insulation 3 2 years 26 weeks ago
by cabinseeker asgood
2 years 26 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Attic access: What is the best way to maintain an airtight seal? 4 2 years 27 weeks ago
by Gordon Taylor
2 years 27 weeks ago
by Gordon Taylor
Installation of finless windows 3 2 years 27 weeks ago
by Ben Raterman
2 years 27 weeks ago
by Ben Raterman
Brick veneer cladding and exterior rigid foam 2 2 years 27 weeks ago
by Milan Jurich
2 years 27 weeks ago
by Milan Jurich
Monolithic slab in a cold climate 7 2 years 29 weeks ago
by William Ritke-Jones
2 years 28 weeks ago
by John Klingel
Alternatives to Exterior Foam 5 2 years 28 weeks ago
by paul preto
2 years 28 weeks ago
by John Klingel
Open vs closed cell cavity insulation with exterior foam panels? 4 2 years 28 weeks ago
by Jonathan Jacobsen
2 years 28 weeks ago
by Jonathan Jacobsen
Will wood siding pass capillary water into wall assembly? 3 2 years 29 weeks ago
by Richard Baumgarten
2 years 28 weeks ago
by Richard Baumgarten
Are wood headers insulated with rigid XPS as the filler as structurally sound as those padded out with OSB or plywood? 4 2 years 29 weeks ago
by Matt Black
2 years 29 weeks ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Does anyone have an appreciable history with installation of horizontal vinyl siding over furring strips, attached through several inches of rigid foam to studs? 14 2 years 30 weeks ago
by Sonny Chatum
2 years 29 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Attaching corner trim over rigid foam 2 2 years 29 weeks ago
by Timothy Holzmann
2 years 29 weeks ago
by Timothy Holzmann
Installing windows in an out-of-plumb wall 7 2 years 30 weeks ago
by Jonathan B
2 years 30 weeks ago
by Jonathan B
The USGBC has gone too Far this time! 1 2 years 30 weeks ago
by John Brooks
2 years 30 weeks ago
by Armando Cobo
Heat sink to absorb heat from asphalt shingles (sealed attic)? 2 2 years 30 weeks ago
by David Goldman
2 years 30 weeks ago
by David Goldman
Cathedral ceiling reinsulation 6 2 years 31 weeks ago
by Brian de Gruchy
2 years 30 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Which surface is most effective for low-e coating in 2-ply laminated glass? 8 2 years 31 weeks ago
by Puri Tammarongtam
2 years 30 weeks ago
by Greg Smith
Polyiso directly over Tyvek stucco wrap vs 1/4" shims between 4 2 years 31 weeks ago
by Carlton Bruen
2 years 31 weeks ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
EPS Foam on Exterior with interior vapor barrier? 8 2 years 33 weeks ago
by David Fischer
2 years 31 weeks ago
by Burke Stoller
Foam Under Monolithic Slab/Footing 20 2 years 32 weeks ago
by Ray Sten
2 years 31 weeks ago
by Kevin Dickson, MSME
Attic Ventilation 3 2 years 32 weeks ago
by Mark Hinkley
2 years 32 weeks ago
by Robert Hronek
Follow-up to Spencer Burnfield's question of 13 March: Closed vs. Vented Crawls in the Pacific Northwest. 7 2 years 32 weeks ago
by Gordon Taylor
2 years 32 weeks ago
by William Wingett
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