Green building techniques

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Is it possible to insulate an exterior wall masonry chimney with Roxul? 2 24 weeks 12 hours ago
by Elliot Firestone
24 weeks 1 hour 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 26 weeks 6 days ago
by stefan straka
26 weeks 6 days ago
by stefan straka
EPS on basement wall -- vapor barrier advisable? 4 27 weeks 1 day ago
by Nick Welch
27 weeks 22 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Moisture management 2 27 weeks 3 days ago
by Tracy Mitchell
27 weeks 3 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Vaulted ceiling assembly 1 28 weeks 5 days ago
by tobias larsen
27 weeks 4 days 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 27 weeks 5 days ago
by Robert Hallenbeck
27 weeks 4 days ago
by Lucy Foxworth
Can this product be used over an exterior brick wall? 1 28 weeks 1 day ago
by JOHN HAWTHORNE
27 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Rigid foam on the exterior of a house 2 28 weeks 20 hours ago
by Randy Mason
27 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Aquapol for rising damp 0 28 weeks 1 day ago
by Gayle Pound
n/a
How does wall insulation work, and will cellulose insulation mold? 2 28 weeks 1 day ago
by Curt Lyons
28 weeks 1 day ago
by Dana Dorsett
What's the best foundation for a desert home? 5 28 weeks 4 days ago
by Vicky Marshall
28 weeks 2 days ago
by Armando Cobo
Install rigid foam on bottom of rafters in unvented cathedral ceiling filled with OC foam? 4 28 weeks 4 days ago
by Stephen McMurray
28 weeks 3 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Overpour or not? 5 29 weeks 6 days ago
by Josh Jipson
28 weeks 4 days 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 29 weeks 1 day ago
by Greg Smith
28 weeks 6 days ago
by Lucy Foxworth
What type of building envelope should I use on my resided house in Seattle? 3 29 weeks 21 hours ago
by dale luhman
28 weeks 6 days ago
by dale luhman
I am thinking of using Huber’s new Zip System R-Sheathing on new construction 13 29 weeks 6 days ago
by James Kuszaj
29 weeks 19 hours ago
by Matthew Seip
Tightening up a 1949 mid-century modern 5 29 weeks 2 days ago
by Nathan Kipnis
29 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Why haven't steel-framed homes become more popular? 61 1 year 47 weeks ago
by Sal Lombardo
29 weeks 2 days ago
by Kimberly Robinson
Spray foam layer over board foam in Northern Zone 5a? 6 1 year 26 weeks ago
by Gordon B
29 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Termite options, shields, PT floor framing, bait stations? 0 30 weeks 1 day ago
by Bill Daugherty
n/a
REMOTE vs. PERSIST approach for a flat roof? 12 40 weeks 3 days ago
by Jerry Chwang
30 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Which is the better method for an effective air barrier? 7 31 weeks 1 day ago
by Stacey Owens
30 weeks 6 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 33 weeks 4 days ago
by Stacey Owens
30 weeks 6 days ago
by Jerry Liebler
Vented crawl space 2 31 weeks 19 hours ago
by Richard Starrett
31 weeks 46 min ago
by Richard Starrett
To condition (the attic) or not to condition, that is the question! 3 31 weeks 3 days ago
by Stacey Owens
31 weeks 3 days ago
by Stacey Owens
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