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Work continues on the high-performance Maine ski lodge addition under construction by Jesper Kruse and the crew of Maine Passive House. Coastal Connection drops in to see the crew working on roof overhangs.
A system for framing, sheathing, and siding rake walls on the deck, regardless of pitch or wall height.
Design-builder Andrew DiGiammo tries a new strategy: Build the new roof first, demolish the existing roof second.
Instead of supporting decks with treated 6x6 posts, is it OK to assemble the support columns using four treated 2x6s?
You’ve seen EcoCor’s Passive House panels under construction in the shop and you’ve seen the wall panels being set on site. Here’s a look at how EcoCor buttons up the roof system.
JLC travels to the Maine woods to see Jesper Kruse and the crew of Maine Passive House frame a wood I-joist roof with intersecting steep and shallow pitches.
A template simplifies the math for the hybrid frame.
An airtight "puff jacket" achieves near Passive House levels.
Strapping serves many purposes both for framers, as well as for many of the subs who follow.
Mounted behind the deck ledger, Deck2Wall spacers promote air circulation and prevent debris from collecting.
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