We have Douglas fir on our property and would like to use them for a post and beam style home. But is it reasonable to also expect to have a well sealed and insulated wall with such a construction method?
What ext. wall assembly is recommend for a timber frame house (heavy timber)?
Posted by Heath Jarrett March 10, 2020 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
What is the best REMOTE wall assembly detail for airtightness?
Posted by David Perreault Nov. 10, 2022 Wall assemblies - new construction 6 responses
Are Insulated Concrete Forms and Gigacrete panels good?
Posted by Dallin Sumpter Feb. 21, 2019 Wall assemblies - new construction 5 responses
Compared to pre-fab wall assemblies - how does ICF Construction fare?
Posted by Shaun B Nov. 12, 2019 Wall assemblies - new construction 2 responses
What type of insulation should I put on the exterior of my new home?
Posted by Alex Kesheshian April 23, 2020 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
What is the best way to frame window openings when adding exterior insulation?
Posted by Anwas Qwelten May 30, 2019 Windows and doors 1 response
Can a manufactured home be retrofitted with hempcrete?
Posted by Chryss James Nov. 19, 2020 Wall assemblies - renovation 1 response
What is the best way to insulate a home from the outside?
Posted by Sylvie Gagnon Dec. 12, 2017 Wall assemblies - renovation 1 response
What is the best way to do interior and exterior insulation in a cold climate?
Posted by Joshua Eckhaus Nov. 17, 2022 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
Do you have an updated recommendation for attaching exterior mineral wool insulation?
Posted by Fred D Aug. 31, 2020 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
Is it OK to put 1 inch of EPS under vinyl siding with no wall insulation?
Posted by Roger Smith Nov. 12, 2019 Wall assemblies - renovation 7 responses
Can you put exterior insulation over Zip System plywood?
Posted by Bro Gore Jan. 8, 2022 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
How do you prevent walls from rotting in humid climates?
Posted by Rose Alderson Nov. 5, 2018 Wall assemblies - new construction 3 responses
What are your thoughts on using large flax straw bales (4x4) to build in Saskatchewan?
Posted by Al Birchard Nov. 11, 2019 Wall assemblies - new construction 3 responses
What is the best approach to insulate the floor in a tiny home, built on a trailer?
Posted by Dustin Hartwig May 28, 2020 Tiny house 3 responses
For home renovation, is it better to install insulation on the inside or outside?
Posted by Neil Richardson Jan. 29, 2019 Wall assemblies - renovation 1 response
Is there thermal bridging in the Edelweiss REMOTE wall?
Posted by David Pantalone Feb. 9, 2020 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response