January 8, 2018
Designing a better wall system isn’t particularly hard. Designing one with a chance of being accepted by production builders, on the other hand, has proven difficult ... and that’s a problem.
October 26, 2017
A combination of spray foam and cellulose insulation meet the R-value targets and help air seal.
October 23, 2017
The Zehnder ventilation system relies on a lot of ducting tubes.
October 12, 2017
A closer look at TechNotes from NAHB and Home Innovation Research Lab.
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.
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