January 11, 2018
Rigid foam must be thick enough to prevent condensation on the roof sheathing.
January 9, 2018
Energy Nerd: Asking questions after construction has started? OOPS!
December 29, 2017
Whistling hot water bathroom fixtures, closet flanges, replacing open-cell insulation, shed construction, and the paradox of caulking around the bottom of a toilet.
November 27, 2017
A heavy gauge of metal flashing offers increased durability.
November 20, 2017
DOE / Building America research and analysis of occupant behavior, AC controls, thermostat set point and moisture sources on indoor humidity levels.
Building Science Advisor is a web-based design tool to help you sort out moisture risk issues in exterior wall design.
November 13, 2017
Energy Nerd: The concept of net zero wasn’t seriously considered the original guides were proposed.
November 10, 2017
A listener sends in a video question about water puddled in her newly constructed basement.
October 26, 2017
A combination of spray foam and cellulose insulation meet the R-value targets and help air seal.
October 13, 2017
Crown molding, eye safety, clapboard siding, and "the nerdery never stops"!
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