Green building techniques

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EPS as continuous insulation in above-grade, rainscreen cavity walls 8 44 weeks 5 days ago
by wendy wisbrun
43 weeks 3 days ago
by mark moses
What is the recommended method for insulating a cathedral ceiling in a moisture-laden home? 7 43 weeks 5 days ago
by cameron morris
43 weeks 5 days ago
by cameron morris
Poly under panelling ? 2 43 weeks 5 days ago
by David Beals
43 weeks 5 days ago
by David Beals
Due to aesthetics, R-20 (4 1/2 inches of rigid foam) above the roof is my limit 1 43 weeks 5 days ago
by cameron morris
43 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Insulating I-joist cathedral ceiling with Roxul 4 44 weeks 23 hours ago
by Aaron Gatzke
43 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 43 weeks 6 days ago
by Stan Silver
43 weeks 6 days ago
by Stan Silver
2x12 as a ceiling rim joist to replicate raised heel truss? 2 44 weeks 6 days ago
by Tony Rigdon
44 weeks 5 days ago
by Tony Rigdon
Insulate a slab in a mild climate 16 2 years 35 weeks ago
by Nick Jensen
45 weeks 3 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
I am interested in certification for duct testing 2 45 weeks 6 days ago
by GRAHAM CREECH
45 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
What to do about an old attic? 1 45 weeks 6 days ago
by Brian C
45 weeks 5 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
A question, universally... 5 4 years 11 weeks ago
by Aaron Vander Meulen
46 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Wall stack-up with recycled polyiso 2 46 weeks 5 days ago
by Anthony Hughes
46 weeks 4 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Installing and sealing windows without a flange 3 47 weeks 3 days ago
by Aaron Gatzke
46 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Spacing and attachment of rain screen materials (specifically Sturdi-Strips) 1 46 weeks 6 days ago
by Brian P
46 weeks 6 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 50 weeks 11 hours ago
by Geoff Frood
47 weeks 8 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Is it possible to insulate an exterior wall masonry chimney with Roxul? 2 47 weeks 1 day ago
by Elliot Firestone
47 weeks 1 day 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 50 weeks 1 day ago
by stefan straka
50 weeks 11 hours ago
by stefan straka
EPS on basement wall -- vapor barrier advisable? 4 50 weeks 3 days ago
by Nick Welch
50 weeks 2 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Moisture management 2 50 weeks 5 days ago
by Tracy Mitchell
50 weeks 4 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Vaulted ceiling assembly 1 52 weeks 9 hours ago
by tobias larsen
50 weeks 5 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 51 weeks 7 hours ago
by Robert Hallenbeck
50 weeks 6 days ago
by Lucy Foxworth
Can this product be used over an exterior brick wall? 1 51 weeks 2 days ago
by JOHN HAWTHORNE
50 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Rigid foam on the exterior of a house 2 51 weeks 2 days ago
by Randy Mason
51 weeks 16 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Aquapol for rising damp 0 51 weeks 2 days ago
by Gayle Pound
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How does wall insulation work, and will cellulose insulation mold? 2 51 weeks 3 days ago
by Curt Lyons
51 weeks 3 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
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