Green building techniques

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Would metal roofing (say Imperial Rib type profile) on decking and horizontal purlins work for venting a roof assembly with sealed fibrous insulation-filled rafter bays? 2 25 weeks 1 day ago
by Michael Roland
25 weeks 1 day ago
by Michael Roland
Rigid foam insulation in a cathedral ceiling? 2 25 weeks 4 days ago
by jordan Saunders
25 weeks 3 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Pole barn ceiling 2 26 weeks 2 days ago
by JMS Build
26 weeks 2 days ago
by JMS Build
What are the fasteners for roof exterior rigid insulation (4.5 inches)? 2 27 weeks 3 days ago
by Linda Zwart
27 weeks 3 days ago
by flitch plate
Tear-down with an existing uninsulated basement: convert to slab on grade? 2 27 weeks 4 days ago
by Ethan Fahy
26 weeks 6 days ago
by James Morgan
Retractable pool enclosure up against an existing house 2 29 weeks 1 day ago
by Nathan Kipnis
28 weeks 5 days ago
by Nathan Kipnis
Poly under panelling ? 2 30 weeks 4 days ago
by David Beals
30 weeks 3 days ago
by David Beals
Would using spray on foam as insulation allow me to avoid the need to use any drywall in my exterior walls? 2 30 weeks 4 days ago
by Stan Silver
30 weeks 4 days ago
by Stan Silver
2x12 as a ceiling rim joist to replicate raised heel truss? 2 31 weeks 5 days ago
by Tony Rigdon
31 weeks 4 days ago
by Tony Rigdon
I am interested in certification for duct testing 2 32 weeks 5 days ago
by GRAHAM CREECH
32 weeks 4 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Wall stack-up with recycled polyiso 2 33 weeks 3 days ago
by Anthony Hughes
33 weeks 2 days ago
by Dana Dorsett
Is it possible to insulate an exterior wall masonry chimney with Roxul? 2 34 weeks 12 hours ago
by Elliot Firestone
34 weeks 1 hour ago
by Elliot Firestone
Moisture management 2 37 weeks 3 days ago
by Tracy Mitchell
37 weeks 3 days ago
by aj builder, Upstate NY Zone 6a
Rigid foam on the exterior of a house 2 38 weeks 20 hours ago
by Randy Mason
37 weeks 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
How does wall insulation work, and will cellulose insulation mold? 2 38 weeks 1 day ago
by Curt Lyons
38 weeks 1 day ago
by Dana Dorsett
Vented crawl space 2 41 weeks 18 hours ago
by Richard Starrett
41 weeks 24 min ago
by Richard Starrett
Large overhangs without thermal bridging 2 42 weeks 2 days ago
by Eric Whiting
42 weeks 2 days ago
by Eric Whiting
Roxul and basement wall dynamics 2 42 weeks 4 days ago
by Hobbit _
42 weeks 3 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Are you familiar with the ducting option for heat-pump water heaters? 2 46 weeks 3 hours ago
by David Bearg, PE, CIH
45 weeks 6 days ago
by David Bearg, PE, CIH
Is lightning protection a factor in PV installs? 2 52 weeks 21 hours ago
by Eric Peterson
52 weeks 12 hours ago
by Paul Kuenn
Insulated headers 2 1 year 1 hour ago
by David Wytmar
51 weeks 5 days ago
by Keith H
Proper basement insulation - interior and exterior? 2 1 year 2 weeks ago
by Adam Hooper
1 year 1 week ago
by Dana Dorsett
Water and air control strategies for retrofit applications 2 1 year 3 weeks ago
by Brian C
1 year 3 weeks ago
by Brian C
Has anyone had direct experience with a SIPs company for a complete residential project? 2 1 year 5 weeks ago
by Caroline Di Diego
1 year 4 weeks ago
by Caroline Di Diego
Thermal Conductivity and Rigid Foam 2 1 year 5 weeks ago
by Dave Frank
1 year 4 weeks ago
by Dana Dorsett
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