Green building techniques

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When adding foam insulation to a roof assembly, is there any reason to bring it significantly past the exterior building line? 6 19 weeks 2 days ago
by stefan straka
19 weeks 2 days ago
by stefan straka
EPS on basement wall -- vapor barrier advisable? 4 19 weeks 4 days ago
by Nick Welch
19 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Moisture management 2 19 weeks 6 days ago
by Tracy Mitchell
19 weeks 6 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Vaulted ceiling assembly 1 21 weeks 1 day ago
by tobias larsen
20 weeks 4 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Techniques/materials to improve the air-tightness of a 1920s-era bungalow in a hot & humid climate (Zone 2A)? 7 20 weeks 1 day ago
by Robert Hallenbeck
20 weeks 19 hours ago
by Lucy Foxworth
Can this product be used over an exterior brick wall? 1 20 weeks 4 days ago
by JOHN HAWTHORNE
20 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Rigid foam on the exterior of a house 2 20 weeks 3 days ago
by Randy Mason
20 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Aquapol for rising damp 0 20 weeks 4 days ago
by Gayle Pound
n/a
How does wall insulation work, and will cellulose insulation mold? 2 20 weeks 4 days ago
by Curt Lyons
20 weeks 4 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
What's the best foundation for a desert home? 5 21 weeks 12 hours ago
by Vicky Marshall
20 weeks 5 days ago
by Armando Cobo
Install rigid foam on bottom of rafters in unvented cathedral ceiling filled with OC foam? 4 21 weeks 20 hours ago
by Stephen McMurray
20 weeks 6 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Overpour or not? 5 22 weeks 2 days ago
by Josh Jipson
21 weeks 22 hours ago
by Richard McGrath
I will be adding a room to my house this summer and I am looking at a couple different wall configurations. 4 21 weeks 4 days ago
by Greg Smith
21 weeks 2 days ago
by Lucy Foxworth
What type of building envelope should I use on my resided house in Seattle? 3 21 weeks 3 days ago
by dale luhman
21 weeks 2 days ago
by dale luhman
I am thinking of using Huber’s new Zip System R-Sheathing on new construction 13 22 weeks 2 days ago
by James Kuszaj
21 weeks 3 days ago
by Matthew Seip
Tightening up a 1949 mid-century modern 5 21 weeks 5 days ago
by Nathan Kipnis
21 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Why haven't steel-framed homes become more popular? 61 1 year 39 weeks ago
by Sal Lombardo
21 weeks 5 days ago
by Kimberly Robinson
Spray foam layer over board foam in Northern Zone 5a? 6 1 year 18 weeks ago
by Gordon B
22 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Termite options, shields, PT floor framing, bait stations? 0 22 weeks 4 days ago
by Bill Daugherty
n/a
REMOTE vs. PERSIST approach for a flat roof? 12 32 weeks 6 days ago
by Jerry Chwang
22 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Which is the better method for an effective air barrier? 7 23 weeks 4 days ago
by Stacey Owens
23 weeks 2 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 26 weeks 16 hours ago
by Stacey Owens
23 weeks 2 days ago
by Jerry Liebler
Vented crawl space 2 23 weeks 3 days ago
by Richard Starrett
23 weeks 3 days ago
by Richard Starrett
To condition (the attic) or not to condition, that is the question! 3 23 weeks 6 days ago
by Stacey Owens
23 weeks 5 days ago
by Stacey Owens
Windows and Exterior Rigid Foam 1 23 weeks 6 days ago
by Matt Cibula
23 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
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