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.
September 18, 2017
Mathews Brothers windows are high-performance and locally manufactured.
September 15, 2017
Textured interior finishes, electrical panels, landscape lighting, flooding, PVC disposal, and heat-pump water heater issues.
September 12, 2017
Energy Nerd: More builders are adding a layer of rigid foam insulation on the outside of homes. The idea makes sense, done correctly.
September 7, 2017
Because an ERV transfers moisture as well as heat, it will reduce the humidity of incoming air during the air-conditioning season.
Because the ProHOME is a spec house, the builder is especially concerned about homeowner comfort.
August 25, 2017
Building with insulating concrete forms, preventing rot on low-slope roofing, and mad props for your humble show-notes compiler.
August 23, 2017
The interior air barrier is installed before framing the interior walls.
July 10, 2017
Energy Nerd: What really matters is the R-value of the whole wall, not just that of the insulation.
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