Double-Stud Walls and Insulated Window Bucks
Senior editor Patrick McCombe is back at the 2020 FHB House remodel to learn about the wall-insulation details and see how to install triple-pane European windows.
We’re back on site at the 2020 Fine Homebuilding House to talk with Elizabeth DiSalvo of Trillium Architects and Albert Jensen-Moulten from BPC Green Builders about the progress on the build. DiSalvo and Jensen-Moulten walk us through their double-stud wall approach and show us the exterior insulation details with Rockwool Comfortboard on the outside and Rockwool batts between the studs.
They also talk about the triple-pane Unilux windows that are strapped into the rough openings over bucks made of ZIP System Insulated R-Sheathing to provide a thermal break. Of course, executing excellent construction details takes top-notch tools, including the Stabila levels used throughout this project.