February 27, 2018
High Priorities = High Stakes: Lessons learned from a high-performance, low-impact, and zero-maintenance home with stunning views to spare.
January 11, 2018
Rigid foam must be thick enough to prevent condensation on the roof sheathing.
January 8, 2018
Foam-board insulation can boost R-value, slow thermal bridging, and control condensation—but you better choose the right type.
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.
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