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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
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
Is there an update on your demo house solar air heater?
Posted by dean c Oct. 24, 2020, 2 p.m. Concept and design 1 Responses
Can basement walls to dry to the inside with foam board?
Posted by Tim Hanrahan Aug. 20, 2020, 12:34 a.m. Basements improvements 6 Responses
How do you calculate window height and location for passive solar heating?
Posted by Daniel Gardener Sept. 12, 2019, 8:54 a.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses
What are the factors I should consider for choosing between a slab on grade and basement?
Posted by Shaun B April 2, 2019, 6:35 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses
Can I use a solar thermal water heater to heat my pool in the summer and the floor of the garage that I am going to build?
Posted by Bill Loucks Oct. 5, 2019, 9:48 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses
Building a Honka log “pretty good house” planning - thoughts on hvac, ventilation and roof
Posted by Klemen Novak June 28, 2020, 1:55 a.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses
What's cheaper for total building costs, slab on grade or basement?
Posted by tony wolff Dec. 24, 2020, 3:09 p.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses
I want to insulate the outside of my house, which type of insulation do you think is best?
Posted by J. Ferguson Nov. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 12 Responses
Can you install foam boards directly against basement walls?
Posted by Ted Gorab Oct. 3, 2019, 6:09 p.m. Basements improvements 15 Responses
What type of insulation under an outdoor deck frame with 2x8s?
Posted by Eric Dalpe Sept. 15, 2020, 9:13 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 Responses
Can I add Larsen Trusses and cellulose to 1920s House in Minneapolis?
Posted by Ken Traefald Feb. 17, 2020, 2:30 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses
How well do Legalett slab on grade floor forms work?
Posted by Steve Sykes Aug. 18, 2019, 3:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses
My window drips when I run my air conditioning. What is the fix?
Posted by Sean Sullivan Aug. 27, 2020, 10:36 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 5 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
Does using T & G wood plank instead of drywall affect where we put the vapor & air barrier?
Posted by Sue Colbourne Nov. 9, 2019, 6:16 p.m. Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces 3 Responses