- 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 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 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
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
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
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
Should you insulate an A-frame cottage with cathedral ceiling from the exterior or interior?
Posted by J Genereaux Oct. 26, 2020, 10:38 a.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 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
What are the most cost-effective green building strategies in new home construction?
Posted by M T Nov. 4, 2019, 11:07 a.m. Concept and design 3 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
Where do I start to build a small, affordable, low-maintenance house?
Posted by Ocean-Lynn Georgelin Oct. 22, 2019, 11:40 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses
Wood Burning Stove - Do We Need A Cold Air Vent to Safely Operate?
Posted by Regina Vigil Feb. 15, 2021, 3:11 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 2 Responses
What is the best way to Insulate the crawl space of an old home?
Posted by Aj Jan. 21, 2020, 8:13 a.m. Crawl spaces 1 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
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
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 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
How do you fix high humidity levels in a basement?
Posted by JR Tadinac Aug. 21, 2019, 11:26 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 3 Responses
What is the best way to put siding on an older home without causing it to rot?
Posted by Richard Reinert April 18, 2021, 12:32 p.m. 0 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
Can you put a fireplace in a hyper sealed plastic wrapped A rated home?
Posted by Kerry Forides Sept. 24, 2020, 2:46 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 2 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