- Walls and Roofs
- Air and vapour barriers
- Air leakage
- Chimney effect
- Air barrier
- Wind pressure
- Air tightness
- Stack effect
How do you deal with a house under negative pressure?
Posted by Connie Taylor April 16, 2020, 1:41 p.m. Ventilation 1 Responses
What is the best way to insulate a Metal structure from the Inside?
Posted by Jacky Surber May 2, 2021, 4:09 a.m. Insulation and soundproofing 2 Responses
How do you stop wind from blowing under a house on piers?
Posted by Robert Boyle Oct. 17, 2021, 12:11 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 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
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
What are your thoughts about incorporating natural ventilation techniques into the heating/cooling/ventilation design of a house?
Posted by dean c Jan. 18, 2020, 3:51 p.m. Ventilation 1 Responses
What is the right amount of insulation for a house?
Posted by Ryan Gerbrandt Feb. 11, 2019, 9:57 a.m. Passive solar home design 4 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
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
Does strapping’s nailing jeopardize membrane integrity?
Posted by GUY DUPONT Nov. 26, 2021, 11:12 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 3 Responses
Can you create a passive wine cellar by insulating and air sealing a crawl space?
Posted by JC Wong April 2, 2021, 6:50 p.m. Crawl spaces 5 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 42 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
How do you stop wood stove smoke from entering a home?
Posted by Don Leaver March 24, 2020, 10:49 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 4 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
What is the best way to frame window openings when adding exterior insulation?
Posted by Anwas Qwelten May 30, 2019, 8:16 p.m. Windows and doors 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
How do you replace windows in a double stud wall house?
Posted by Sasha June 25, 2018, 10:25 p.m. Windows and doors 3 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
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 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
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