Flat roof / Discussions

What is the best insulation Under 2" Cement flat Roof in NYC?

...flat roof, and there are several to choose from. Probably one of the more common types of insulation used for flat roofs is rigid polyiso boards, but that has n...

Posted by Rafael Mor March 29, 2019, 5:19 a.m. Roof assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

Why is there frost on the underside of my roof overhang?

...flat roof/attic area of the house is spray foamed so that the "rim joist" of the roof is spray foamed as well as the under deck of the roof area. I do however h...

Posted by George Paul March 23, 2020, 12:10 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 2 Responses

Can I put a breathable peel and stick weather (air) barrier on the inside walls and ceiling?

...flat roof ceiling. It's impossible to air seal all the joints and sistered joists with caulk or sealant because where the SPF meets the joints, the seam is thin...

Posted by Anomika Singhn Oct. 1, 2018, 9:56 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 1 Responses

What is the best way to make a row house in Montreal Quebec more energy efficient?

...Flat roof. Pretty big backyard. Ceiling height on main floor is 10.5' and a little lower on 2nd floor and basement. Current heating/cooling: extra-old electri...

Posted by Elizabeth Brown Feb. 26, 2019, 9:09 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses

What are your thoughts on a Yurt for colder climates?

...flat bed truck. That would be a far different lifestyle that Yurt living for comfort and amenities. But speaking to the Yurt option, the thing to remember g...

Posted by Lexy Cara Jan. 23, 2020, 1:39 p.m. Tiny house 1 Responses

What is your experience and thoughts on pre-fab wall assemblies?

...roof (not flat). I am actiing as the general contractor and we are living on site in an existing house that will be demolished once the new build is finished. R...

Posted by Shaun B Nov. 12, 2019, 4:16 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 2 Responses