September 19, 2017
Gussets and 2x4s make a deep-sloped ceiling for a thick layer of insulation.
Thick walls designed for continuous, full-depth insulation at the floor joists work well for production building.
September 18, 2017
Mathews Brothers windows are high-performance and locally manufactured.
August 23, 2017
The interior air barrier is installed before framing the interior walls.
August 17, 2017
Thick walls mean tying together inner and outer rough openings.
August 14, 2017
Weyerhaeuser Parallam PSL beams are quick to install and offer strong support.
July 31, 2017
Hanging a floor system off balloon-framed walls isn't too different from platform framing.
July 24, 2017
This framing method helps create a more energy-efficient thermal envelope and air barrier.
May 26, 2017
Casement windows, lead paint abatement, dormers, and when smart membrane is not needed.
April 6, 2017
How to build a low-energy home that's not too big or too expensive
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