BCP Green Builders project manager Ben Bogie explains how double-stud walls help meet the energy performance goals of this net-positive home being built in Upstate New York. He also talks about the attributes that make this his go-to assembly, including its familiar framing for carpenters, extra-deep insulation cavity, and inherent thermal break. We see ZIP System sheathing being installed and learn why it was used as the primary air barrier.
Ben Bogie is a second-generation high-performance-building obsessive working as a project manager for BPC Green Builders of Wilton, CT.
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