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
March 27, 2017
Most of the finish materials come in cardboard boxes that require disposal — or better yet — recycling.
February 21, 2017
These homes were inspired by "shotgun houses" that were first built in New Orleans around 1850.
February 3, 2017
The "Energy Nerd" sparks a discussion on global warming, living off the grid, and SIPs.
January 9, 2017
Snow can reduce the efficiency of the HVAC system, so we built a roof to shelter it
December 8, 2016
Sealing the ducts to shed water also seals air leaks.
October 19, 2016
Sam Rashkin explains why high-performance builders do better than the rest of us.
September 14, 2016
Do they result in energy savings, or am I just dragging around the stubborn legacy of my hippie past?
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