Green building techniques

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Sealing and insulating hatchway to vented attic 5 2 days 2 hours ago
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Raised-heel trusses can be annoying 10 1 week 19 hours ago
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by Jimmy Nguyen
What is the best way to install floating laminate over basement slab? 7 1 day 5 hours ago
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German flangeless window install and flashing details 4 2 days 1 hour ago
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Can unvented roof assemblies be insulated with fiberglass if I use rigid foam on the exterior of the sheathing? 5 3 days 23 hours ago
by Inger Peters
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by Inger Peters
"Green Building" and current (2012) code 5 2 days 9 hours ago
by Chris M
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by Rick Miller
Rigid foam on the roof 2 3 days 18 min ago
by Ryan Knight
2 days 11 hours 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 1 week 17 hours ago
by Healthy Builder
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by Charlie Sullivan
Can I put up 2 kraft-faced batts in a shed roof? 2 4 days 7 hours ago
by Thomas Ennis
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Tiny house building -- mold and off-gassing prevention 8 5 days 21 hours ago
by Emmy Haus
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by Emmy Haus
Water heater decisions 33 1 week 6 days ago
by Clay Whitenack
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by Clay Whitenack
Shingle roof over closed-cell foamed rafters 1 6 days 4 hours ago
by Louis Mackall
6 days 4 hours ago
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Wall assembly 2 6 days 5 hours ago
by michael abrams
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by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Air drying Ponderosa pine 4 1 week 3 hours ago
by Jack tally
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by Rick Van Handel
What is the ideal choice of cladding over OSB-Sheathed SIPs? 2 1 week 6 days ago
by William Lohr
1 week 1 hour ago
by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Larsen truss with veranda (roof and deck) 11 4 weeks 5 days ago
by Terry Sharpe
1 week 5 days ago
by Terry Sharpe
Wall & roof assembly questions for Zone 7/8 — new build 5 2 weeks 2 days ago
by Chris Armstrong
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by Bill Dietze
How to install bathroom exhausts in an airtight house? 46 5 weeks 2 days ago
by Jeffrey Savage
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by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Condensing dryer advice 11 3 weeks 4 days ago
by susan cosentini
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by Eric V
Insulating the underside of precast concrete slab garage 5 2 weeks 4 days ago
by Nathan Kipnis, FAIA
2 weeks 3 days ago
by Nathan Kipnis, FAIA
Insulation behind built-ins? 6 3 weeks 5 hours ago
by DJ Polojarvi
2 weeks 5 days ago
by DJ Polojarvi
Insulating a workshop roof 4 2 weeks 5 days ago
by Jon M
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by Jon M
Greener way to drain this corner? It leaks through the crawl space wall plate 2 2 weeks 6 days ago
by Andy Nels
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by Andy Nels
Installing solar panels over rigid foam insulation 7 3 weeks 1 day ago
by Esther Streusand
3 weeks 10 hours 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 3 weeks 2 days ago
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