Episode 42 – Insulation, Weather Barriers, and a Craftsman Home
Dense-packed cellulose, upgrading a Florida house, and photovoltaics.
FHB associate editor Patrick McCombe joins Justin, Rob, and Brian to talk about blow-in cellulose insulation in Episode 42 of the Fine Homebuilding Podcast. The guys tackle a listener question on prioritizing crawlspace repairs in an old Craftsman house in Florida. Plus, options in photovoltaics.
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Resources and links related to this podcast:
- The Pretty Good House
- The 2017 NESEA Conference
- How to Install Dense-Packed Cellulose Insulation in Walls
- Infrared Cameras for Building Science and Home Performance
- Mineral Wool Makes a Comeback
- Creating a Sealed Crawlspace
Photos mentioned this podcast:
Stephanie’s shower photos (click to embiggen).
Photos of the Craftsman-style house discussed in the episode, and its crawlspace.