Green building techniques

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"Green Building" and current (2012) code 1 4 hours 7 min ago
by Chris M
4 hours 3 min ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Rigid foam on the roof 2 19 hours 9 min ago
by Ryan Knight
6 hours 32 min ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
I have a crawl space with cold joints that are inadequately sealed and ooze water. How can I seal them? 6 5 days 12 hours ago
by Healthy Builder
1 day 3 hours ago
by Charlie Sullivan
Can unvented roof assemblies be insulated with fiberglass if I use rigid foam on the exterior of the sheathing? 2 1 day 17 hours ago
by Inger Peters
1 day 6 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Can I put up 2 kraft-faced batts in a shed roof? 2 2 days 1 hour ago
by Thomas Ennis
1 day 20 hours ago
by Dana Dorsett
Tiny house building -- mold and off-gassing prevention 8 3 days 16 hours ago
by Emmy Haus
2 days 23 hours ago
by Emmy Haus
Water heater decisions 33 1 week 4 days ago
by Clay Whitenack
3 days 3 hours ago
by Clay Whitenack
Shingle roof over closed-cell foamed rafters 1 3 days 23 hours ago
by Louis Mackall
3 days 22 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Raised-heel trusses can be annoying 6 5 days 14 hours ago
by Jimmy Nguyen
3 days 23 hours ago
by Malcolm Taylor
Wall assembly 2 4 days 26 min ago
by michael abrams
4 days 1 min ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Air drying Ponderosa pine 4 4 days 22 hours ago
by Jack tally
4 days 16 hours ago
by Rick Van Handel
What is the ideal choice of cladding over OSB-Sheathed SIPs? 2 1 week 3 days ago
by William Lohr
4 days 20 hours ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Larsen truss with veranda (roof and deck) 11 4 weeks 3 days ago
by Terry Sharpe
1 week 3 days ago
by Terry Sharpe
Wall & roof assembly questions for Zone 7/8 — new build 5 1 week 6 days ago
by Chris Armstrong
1 week 5 days ago
by Bill Dietze
How to install bathroom exhausts in an airtight house? 46 5 weeks 16 hours ago
by Jeffrey Savage
1 week 6 days ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Condensing dryer advice 11 3 weeks 1 day ago
by susan cosentini
2 weeks 1 day ago
by Eric V
Insulating the underside of precast concrete slab garage 5 2 weeks 1 day ago
by Nathan Kipnis, FAIA
2 weeks 1 day ago
by Nathan Kipnis, FAIA
Insulation behind built-ins? 6 2 weeks 5 days ago
by DJ Polojarvi
2 weeks 2 days ago
by DJ Polojarvi
Insulating a workshop roof 4 2 weeks 3 days ago
by Jon M
2 weeks 3 days ago
by Jon M
Greener way to drain this corner? It leaks through the crawl space wall plate 2 2 weeks 4 days ago
by Andy Nels
2 weeks 4 days ago
by Andy Nels
Installing solar panels over rigid foam insulation 7 2 weeks 5 days ago
by Esther Streusand
2 weeks 5 days ago
by Esther Streusand
For a straw bale infill wall, is a box beam required if the wall extends more than 12 ft. in hight. 2 2 weeks 6 days ago
by Gerardo Larsen
2 weeks 6 days ago
by Edward Odgers
Well contamination from geothermal system 33 3 weeks 4 days ago
by Carolyn Farrow
3 weeks 21 hours ago
by Dana Dorsett
Cement board "slab" on grade 8 3 weeks 2 days ago
by Mike Pelletier
3 weeks 1 day ago
by Mike Pelletier
Vinyl siding over 2" foam, no strapping? 3 3 weeks 2 days ago
by Edward Odgers
3 weeks 1 day ago
by Edward Odgers
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