- Walls and Roofs
- Air and vapour barriers
- Air leakage
- Chimney effect
- Air barrier
- Wind pressure
- Air tightness
- Stack effect
How do you do a vapor barrier in a dense pack cellulose wall?
Posted by Ian MacKay July 26, 2018, 2:48 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 Responses
How do you deal with a house under negative pressure?
Posted by Connie Taylor April 16, 2020, 1:41 p.m. Ventilation 1 Responses
Why is there mold on particle board outside vapor barrier on new addition?
Posted by Christine ML June 7, 2020, 1:35 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
Does a low radon air reading necessarily = low radon in well water?
Posted by Steve Bull Jan. 4, 2020, 1:45 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 5 Responses
What flooring options work with a passive solar design?
Posted by Christopher Dunn Feb. 23, 2020, 11:50 a.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses
How do you seal windows from the exterior for water and air but not create a vapor seal?
Posted by Piyush Prince Nov. 7, 2018, 12:10 a.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses
What is the best way to insulate a Multi-material wall?
Posted by Steve J Sept. 29, 2020, 10:15 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 7 Responses
My door lock keeps freezing to the point I can’t open it, any idea why this would happen?
Posted by AJ Nov. 13, 2016, 1:15 p.m. Walls and Roofs 2 Responses
What is the best option for building our next resilient home?
Posted by John Bae Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses
What is the most comfortable heating system for a home?
Posted by Catharine Jans Dec. 11, 2017, 11:25 a.m. Heating with electricity 1 Responses
How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?
Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 21 Responses
Can I put a breathable peel and stick weather (air) barrier on the inside walls and ceiling?
Posted by Anomika Singhn Oct. 1, 2018, 9:56 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 1 Responses
When I use my stove hood I get smoke odours in my home, is that due to negative pressure and how do I fix it?
Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 12:37 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses
Can you help with passive solar greenhouse exterior wall details?
Posted by Rick Carter Aug. 11, 2020, 8:06 a.m. Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums 1 Responses
Combo structural sheathing, WRB and thin insulation panel in Ontario?
Posted by Steve Bull Jan. 14, 2020, 6:06 p.m. Walls and Roofs 3 Responses
How do you prevent walls from rotting in humid climates?
Posted by Rose Alderson Nov. 5, 2018, 4:34 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses
What is your experience and thoughts on pre-fab wall assemblies?
Posted by Shaun B Nov. 12, 2019, 4:16 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 2 Responses
What is the best way to insulate the ceiling of my crawl space?
Posted by Judy Mendel Feb. 17, 2020, 11:10 p.m. Crawl spaces 4 Responses
Does paint work instead of a poly vapour barrier?
Posted by Bill Fletcher May 6, 2020, 1:46 p.m. 1 Responses
Where is the correct vapor barrier location in Chicago?
Posted by Joel Peerson Jan. 31, 2021, 7:31 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 2 Responses
What options are there for pre fab Passive House kit designs?
Posted by Kim MacKay Dec. 27, 2019, 3:12 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses
Do we have the option to build to meet the reqs. of the Living Building Challenge?
Posted by Lydia Singh Jan. 8, 2020, 1:30 a.m. Green building certifications 4 Responses
What is the best way to insulate the exterior walls of an older home?
Posted by Geoff Kavanagh June 30, 2020, 4:01 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses