October 24, 2016
This design strives for reasonably low energy use, offset by photovoltaic panels to reach annual net-zero-energy use.
October 17, 2016
Faster, safer, easier — instead of shingling from the bottom up, we're shingling from the top down.
October 15, 2016
In places where it snows, a vented roof usually makes sense. Rhode Island, where the ProHOME is being built, is just such a place. The alternative to a vented roof…
October 7, 2016
In this episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor in chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about energy loss from mechanicals in the attic, a…
October 5, 2016
Code says "over," but best practice may be "under."
October 4, 2016
One 36-in.-wide roll of self-adhering underlayment is typically installed — but it probably won't meet code.
October 3, 2016
Is it a good idea to install underlayment over Zip roof sheathing or am I wasting my time?
September 19, 2016
Baffles are needed to prevent the insulation from filling the space between the ceiling and the roof sheathing along the eave edges.
September 18, 2016
With the run measurements I made from the site conditions, Warwick CTC students calculated the diagonals and made templates.
September 15, 2016
Lifting beams using a flash of inspiration and some brute (hydraulic) force.
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