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Which is the better method for an effective air barrier? 7 19 weeks 5 days ago
by Stacey Owens
19 weeks 3 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Does a viable (performance and cost effective), non-foam option exist for under slab insulation? 10 22 weeks 1 day ago
by Stacey Owens
19 weeks 3 days ago
by Jerry Liebler
Vented crawl space 2 19 weeks 4 days ago
by Richard Starrett
19 weeks 3 days ago
by Richard Starrett
To condition (the attic) or not to condition, that is the question! 3 20 weeks 7 hours ago
by Stacey Owens
19 weeks 6 days ago
by Stacey Owens
Windows and Exterior Rigid Foam 1 19 weeks 6 days ago
by Matt Cibula
19 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
A low slope, cathedral roof in Zone A-4: builder says he can vent it 13 21 weeks 1 day ago
by Michelle Paninopoulos
20 weeks 1 day ago
by Keith H
Building it backwards 6 20 weeks 3 days ago
by Roger Woodbury
20 weeks 1 day ago
by Dana Dorsett
Has anyone constructed a "wood" basement floor over dirt? 13 21 weeks 3 days ago
by rob rosen
20 weeks 5 days ago
by Donald Endsley
Exterior rigid foam - horizontal furring? 7 20 weeks 5 days ago
by Eric Whiting
20 weeks 5 days ago
by Eric Whiting
Large overhangs without thermal bridging 2 20 weeks 5 days ago
by Eric Whiting
20 weeks 5 days ago
by Eric Whiting
Roxul and basement wall dynamics 2 21 weeks 1 day ago
by Hobbit _
20 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
2012 IECC - Slab-on-grade Zone 4B 1 21 weeks 1 day ago
by Peter L
21 weeks 19 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
The most value-engineered siding furring strips over thick rigid foam... but what width? 4 21 weeks 4 days ago
by Nick Welch
21 weeks 1 day ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Plywood faced walls in insulated basement? 3 21 weeks 4 days ago
by Andrew Alden
21 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Web location showing how to blow cellulose from start to finish? 1 21 weeks 1 day ago
by CHris Vidal
21 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
How to best add insulation to sheltered exterior wall? 1 21 weeks 2 days ago
by Nick Lambert
21 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Roof pitch and overhang questions -- among others... 5 21 weeks 6 days ago
by J. Smith
21 weeks 4 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Is stucco finish practical on advanced framing? 3 21 weeks 5 days ago
by brian rawlinson
21 weeks 4 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Substitute for rigid foam on unconditioned attic wall? 1 22 weeks 1 day ago
by Nick Welch
22 weeks 1 day 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 22 weeks 2 days ago
by Ralph Hertlein
22 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Fireplace vs energy-efficiency 11 1 year 34 weeks ago
by Michael McKinley
22 weeks 3 days ago
by Katy Hollbacher
Flip the blower door? 6 23 weeks 1 day ago
by Hobbit _
22 weeks 4 days ago
by Hobbit _
Minimalist on top of slab insulation options 9 24 weeks 1 day ago
by Keith H
23 weeks 6 hours ago
by Dana Dorsett
Best way to frame corner with thick exterior foam 1 23 weeks 3 days ago
by W. Timothy Ward
23 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
R-25 exterior rigid foam in Maryland, USA 5 24 weeks 1 day ago
by James Eric
24 weeks 16 hours ago
by James Eric
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