With slab-on-grade construction growing in popularity, it's increasingly difficult to determine how to run ducts for heating and cooling
Carbon accounting can help lower the environmental impact of building projects. It's not an easy task, but there are some useful tools available.
A mechanical engineer shares lessons learned after replacing his propane boiler with an air-to-water heat pump to heat his home
A builder uses rented lifts to raise the floor system to a comfortable working height before lowering and fastening it to the foundation
Northern Minnesota designer Randy Williams omitted the concrete under the floors in this new house–an interesting new trend among builders of green homes
European style windows sit within the rough opening and require a face-sealed approach to water and air management
Whether you follow your local building code or shoot for high performance, use this guide to make sure your walls won't fail
What the code does and doesn't say about kitchen exhaust and makeup air and how to prevent backdrafting of certain combustion appliances
The world’s first Living Building Challenge–certified home is a study in integrated, sustainable design
Straightforward construction, common materials, and low embodied carbon are some of the benefits of this well-insulated assembly
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