ScottG, contributing writer | September 3rd, 20133 comments
Atlanta architect Scott West designs a lot of contemporary houses with flat roofs, and he's looking for advice on the best way of insulating them. There are a variety of options, but at least one reader wonders whether he should junk the flat roof plan in favor of something else.
ScottG, contributing writer | August 12th, 20138 comments
Planning a high-performance house in Massachusetts, Bill L asks the Green Building Advisor's Q&A Forum how to build in an air barrier that will stand the test of time. He's not sure that specialized construction tapes are the way to go.
FHB author Bill Rainford (#237, Master Carpenter - Reproducing Traditional Moldings) wrote a blog his work with Historic Boston, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to preserving buildings in the Boston area.
Editor's note: We didn't quite have room for the entire interview in the recent issue of Fine Homebuilding so we're posting it here
SUSAN MARVIN, WINDOW MANUFACTURER Keeping a labor force intact was...
ScottG, contributing writer | April 29th, 20131 comment
A couple living in Atlanta want a house that's free of the chemical pollutants common in standard construction. They consider using autoclaved aerated concrete blocks for the walls, but soon find there are doubters aplenty.