When a simple siding repair revealed extensive moisture damage, these homeowners decded the time was right for a deep-energy retrofit.
A commercial architect's self-built Passive House offers lessons for DIY high-performance design.
Watch builder Josh Edmonds, scientist Neal Ezell, and the BS* and Beer KC discussion group's presentation on smart foundation-insulation strategies.
Watch Brian Pontolilo, Rob Yagid, Ben Bogie, Josh Salinger, and Paul Eldrenkamp discuss ways to establish qualified teams capable of taking on the most demanding work.
Watch Sam Myers from Retrotec walk through how to measure air-tightness, interpret test results, and locate leaks with a blower door in his guest presentation at the Kansas City BS and Beer online meet-up.
A second-generation builder addresses the skills gap and the need for the construction industry to compete with other fields.
A low-slung roofline delivers a cost-effective, energy-efficent envelope.
Most residential heating and cooling equipment is grossly oversizeÑhere are the variables to consider.
Architect Al Tozer discusses the decisions and design details that go into building a sustainable home.
Take a look inside this old New England home and get some insight into the changes to come.
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