Green building techniques

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How to improve the walls for a 1000-square-foot house near Asheville? 1 23 weeks 2 days ago
by Stuart Murray
23 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Why spend so much (any) effort insulating the building slab? 4 24 weeks 3 days ago
by David Hall
23 weeks 2 days ago
by Jin Kazama
Is it more cost-effective to insulate a roof plane or use SIPs? 7 24 weeks 3 days ago
by Stephen Youngquist
23 weeks 5 days ago
by Stephen Youngquist
EPS as continuous insulation in above-grade, rainscreen cavity walls 8 25 weeks 4 days ago
by wendy wisbrun
24 weeks 2 days ago
by mark moses
What is the recommended method for insulating a cathedral ceiling in a moisture-laden home? 7 24 weeks 4 days ago
by cameron morris
24 weeks 4 days ago
by cameron morris
Poly under panelling ? 2 24 weeks 4 days ago
by David Beals
24 weeks 4 days ago
by David Beals
Due to aesthetics, R-20 (4 1/2 inches of rigid foam) above the roof is my limit 1 24 weeks 4 days ago
by cameron morris
24 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulating I-joist cathedral ceiling with Roxul 4 25 weeks 7 hours ago
by Aaron Gatzke
24 weeks 5 days ago
by floris keverling buisman
Would using spray on foam as insulation allow me to avoid the need to use any drywall in my exterior walls? 2 24 weeks 5 days ago
by Stan Silver
24 weeks 5 days ago
by Stan Silver
2x12 as a ceiling rim joist to replicate raised heel truss? 2 25 weeks 5 days ago
by Tony Rigdon
25 weeks 4 days ago
by Tony Rigdon
Insulate a slab in a mild climate 16 2 years 16 weeks ago
by Nick Jensen
26 weeks 2 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
I am interested in certification for duct testing 2 26 weeks 5 days ago
by GRAHAM CREECH
26 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
What to do about an old attic? 1 26 weeks 5 days ago
by Brian C
26 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
A question, universally... 5 3 years 44 weeks ago
by Aaron Vander Meulen
27 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Wall stack-up with recycled polyiso 2 27 weeks 4 days ago
by Anthony Hughes
27 weeks 3 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Installing and sealing windows without a flange 3 28 weeks 2 days ago
by Aaron Gatzke
27 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Spacing and attachment of rain screen materials (specifically Sturdi-Strips) 1 27 weeks 5 days ago
by Brian Post
27 weeks 5 days ago
by Malcolm Taylor
I'm building an off the grid house with double wall construction and I'm concerned about condensation on the sheathing 15 30 weeks 6 days ago
by Geoff Frood
27 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Is it possible to insulate an exterior wall masonry chimney with Roxul? 2 28 weeks 1 day ago
by Elliot Firestone
28 weeks 19 hours 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 31 weeks 12 hours ago
by stefan straka
30 weeks 6 days ago
by stefan straka
EPS on basement wall -- vapor barrier advisable? 4 31 weeks 2 days ago
by Nick Welch
31 weeks 1 day ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Moisture management 2 31 weeks 4 days ago
by Tracy Mitchell
31 weeks 3 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Vaulted ceiling assembly 1 32 weeks 6 days ago
by tobias larsen
31 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 31 weeks 6 days ago
by Robert Hallenbeck
31 weeks 5 days ago
by Lucy Foxworth
Can this product be used over an exterior brick wall? 1 32 weeks 1 day ago
by JOHN HAWTHORNE
31 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
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