A Passive House Consultant's Toolkit
In addition to the training, here are the tools you'll need to design a Passive...
To Improve the Energy Performance of Walls, Look at Total R-Value
Today’s builders are learning to mitigate thermal bridging by using alternative...
Town Lattice Truss Bridge For A Bride
Builder Ted Kellogg convinced his bride-to-be that a brand-new covered bridge over...
A Bridge From Two Flatcars
Intelligent reuse allows an access driveway to cross a 38-foot span without...
Faster Jamb Extensions
Use drywall screws to establish plumb and level, and the rest is easy.
How to Tape a Knee Wall
Q. As a remodeler, I've hung and taped my share of drywall on small jobs, but knee walls and sloped ceilings always give me a problem. I'm never able to get a really straight joint on these irregular inside corners. How do the pros do it?
Drywall Orientation in Tall Rooms
Q. I am about to install drywall in a workshop with 9-foot ceilings, and I don't see why I should install it the traditional way, horizontally. Why not buy 10-foot sheets, cut off one foot, and hang the board vertically? This would put all the butt seams
Resources: Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Contractor's Plain-English Legal Guide and Production Checklist for Builders and Superintendents