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.
August 11, 2017
Summer upstairs ventilation, OSB vs plywood, and insulating rim joists.
July 17, 2017
Details on prepping and pouring the slab.
June 27, 2017
Our system has evolved as we've driven down costs while maintaining performance.
February 6, 2017
How to remove nails from vinyl that was installed over foil-faced rigid-foam insulation.
September 14, 2016
Insulation is a critical component to achieving net-zero energy.
November 11, 2015
Navigating the challenges of exterior insulation isn’t the nightmare you might think it is
If you plan to insulate a sloped roof, you need to decide if you want a vented or an unvented assembly. An unvented assembly can perform well, but it’s important…
July 11, 2015
In all but the hottest parts of the United States, basement walls need to be insulated. Insulation can be installed on the exterior or the the interior, but unless you're…
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