December 21, 2016
Even the best window in the world is only as good as the quality of the installation.
December 15, 2016
Drip with a kick and a dam caps window trim.
December 14, 2016
Before the ice-dam protection membrane is applied, we seal the roof sheathing to the fascia.
December 8, 2016
Sealing the ducts to shed water also seals air leaks.
December 7, 2016
Cor-A-Vent's siding vents, continuous strip vents, and ridge vents combine to ensure good rain-screen ventilation.
November 29, 2016
Energy Nerd: Most buildings don’t need polyethylene anywhere, except directly under a concrete slab or on a crawlspace floor.
Doors, especially garage doors, are notoriously leaky, so warm, humid air may enter from the outside.
This 1929 cottage on Lake Huron has no exterior wall sheathing.
While air barriers need to be continuous and without holes to work effectively, vapor barriers don’t have to be free of holes.
October 28, 2016
In this episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor in chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about Risky Performance Assemblies, Sustainable Efficiency, and Wall Cracks.…
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