Builder Ian Schwandt talks about how to cope with a build when things don't go as planned.
In this first episode of FHB House: Wisconsin, builder Ian Schwandt shows how their small crew builds, raises, and air-seals tall gable-end walls.
Builder Ian Schwandt describes the goals, hopes, and challenges he and his wife Sara have in planning their dream home.
Builder Jason Mollak describes the goals for his custom-home build to accommodate his family of seven.
An indirect solar-heat-gain strategy addresses the challenge of orienting a passive-solar house's views northward.
This solar-powered ranch was designed to meet local fire-resistance requirements, including noncombustible roofs and siding with reduced flammability.
This project manager is commited to shifting the building landscape by constructing quality homes and creating a more inclusive environment for builders.
This deep-energy retrofit is the first certified Passive House and net-positive residence in Cold Spring, N.Y.
Asphalt shingles are rare, wood and paint don't hold up to the UV exposure, and shading and drainage are critical.
A retrofit to meet the Passive House standard means upgrading windows, walls, and insulation.
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