2x4 framing / Posts

In your Edelweiss house you use 2x6 studs. Why not use 2x4 studs and add 2" rigid on the inside

...2x4s can be used for homes no problem, but it definitely fattens up the posts required between windows. The sections of wall between the south-facing windows in...

Posted by Tom Wagar Aug. 25, 2019, 3:40 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

What is the best method/order of insulating rim joists with EPS+batts?

...2x4 framing (filled with rockwool batt), and then drywall. Which one of these approaches should I use? 1) Sandwich multiple EPS pieces againt rim joists/cripp...

Posted by Steve J July 18, 2019, 3:53 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Using EPS in basement: Non-continuous

...framing a 2x4 wall, then adding Rockwool. Unfortunately, due to some areas, like stairs and a laundry room which I’m not planning to demo, I’m unable to continu...

Posted by Steve J July 20, 2019, 10:01 p.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses

Replacement windows in a double wall envelope house

...2x4 interior wall simply for the purpose of adding additional insulation. Below is a photo of a double wall system that may or may not look like yours, but in t...

Posted by Anonymous Anonymous June 25, 2018, 10:25 p.m. Windows and doors 3 Responses

How to Insulate a 3 season cottage

...framing and it has siding on the outside (and you are really just looking for a bit more comfort in the spring and fall) then I would treat it as a normal stud-...

Posted by Terry Skindilias April 23, 2019, 9:27 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses
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