With the current high cost of OSB and Ply I'm exploring the option of using ungraded 1x6 boards on a diagonal. Could you tell me if this would meet the current National Building Code?
How do you prevent walls from rotting in humid climates?
Posted by Rose Alderson Nov. 5, 2018 Wall assemblies - new construction 3 responses
Can you put exterior insulation over Zip System plywood?
Posted by Bro Gore Jan. 8, 2022 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
Where does a vapour barrier go when building a shed in southern Ontario?
Posted by Charley Nelson Nov. 5, 2020 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
What type of framing is best to reduce CO2 emissions in a single family home?
Posted by Rachel Rodd Sept. 28, 2020 Wood and organic materials 1 response
What infloor radiant heating would you use in a corewood home design?
Posted by John Yoho Feb. 6, 2020 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
How do you do a vapor barrier in a dense pack cellulose wall?
Posted by Ian MacKay July 26, 2018 Wall assemblies - renovation 4 responses
Why is there condensation behind my vapor barrier?
Posted by John Young Oct. 11, 2021 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
In your Edelweiss house you use 2x6 studs. Why not use 2x4 studs and add 2" rigid on the inside?
Posted by Tom Wagar Aug. 25, 2019 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
Can you use a vapour retarder paint on the ceiling instead of using a poly vapour barrier?
Posted by Anwas Qwelten June 8, 2019 Air and vapour barriers 2 responses
Will a wind turbine work on the outside of an RV while on the freeway?
Posted by magnuSong July 16, 2021 Tiny house 1 response
What is the best to insulate metal structures for all seasons?
Posted by Morgan Aldridge Jan. 19, 2019 Wall assemblies - new construction 1 response
Why is there mold on particle board outside vapor barrier on new addition?
Posted by Christine ML June 7, 2020 Wall assemblies - renovation 1 response
Can you use Foam boards on basement walls to stop condensation?
Posted by Chad Johnson Dec. 21, 2019 Basements improvements 3 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 Wall assemblies - renovation 13 responses
What windows should you use when trying to build a Passive House?
Posted by Raoul Lions Jan. 25, 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