January 8, 2018
Foam-board insulation can boost R-value, slow thermal bridging, and control condensation—but you better choose the right type.
January 5, 2018
If you could recreate your house from scratch, what trim material would you use?
December 29, 2017
Whistling hot water bathroom fixtures, closet flanges, replacing open-cell insulation, shed construction, and the paradox of caulking around the bottom of a toilet.
December 26, 2017
An artful remodel from two bedrooms, one bath to three bedrooms, two baths.
November 20, 2017
DOE / Building America research and analysis of occupant behavior, AC controls, thermostat set point and moisture sources on indoor humidity levels.
Building Science Advisor is a web-based design tool to help you sort out moisture risk issues in exterior wall design.
Classic appliances sometimes require special accommodations for modern-day use.
November 14, 2017
The modified Cape / Farmhouse look fits the neighborhood, appealing to scale-downers and young families.
November 13, 2017
Energy Nerd: The concept of net zero wasn’t seriously considered the original guides were proposed.
November 10, 2017
How to tell the difference between a good cellulose insulation job and a bad one.
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