Night-sky radiation cooling is a common and typically harmless occurrence–and the likely culprit.
Use a combination of batts, continuous rigid foam, and a vapor barrier to safely insulate this tricky space.
The Fine Homebuilding editors offer advice for several old-home upgrades, compare notes on their favorite home-building books, and invite listeners to stop by our mobile podcast studio at the International Builders' Show.
In California many design decisions come back to opening up your home to the outdoors. This can vastly expand ones usable square footage without adding any building expense, which comes…
Architect Janet Harrison views incorporating regional forms and materials as the first step toward green building.
Four years after its completion, the internationally recognized Taft House remains a leading-edge example of building science success.
Although deceptively simple in design this well thought out bedroom is gracious and soothing. The materials used and sparse furnishings add up to a quiet and serene space. Radical…
AeroBarrier uses compressed air to aerosolize a water-based sealant to fill gaps and cracks in an entire house.
C&H Architects is among the few small residential design firms making voluntary efforts to move toward a carbon-neutral future.
This compact guest house packs in a ton of beautiful and useful details, including 2 sleeping lofts, a cozy deck, and an eclectic assortment of new and reclaimed materials.
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