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Passive House Panelizer Pushes the Tech Envelope
Vapor Retarders and Continuous Exterior Insulation
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Vapor Retarders and Continuous Exterior Insulation

Dr. Joe's right, this isn't a complicated building code issue. Except that it is. More

Zip System Vers 2.0
Airtight New Homes: Top Trouble Spots
The Ikea of Housing?
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The Ikea of Housing?

If Maura McCarthy is right, America's ready for net-zero, modular homes. More

Tis the Humidifier Season
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Tis the Humidifier Season

It's that time of year when folks reaching for moisturizers and lip balm want to... More

Let's Stop Using the Word 'Breathe' for Buildings
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Let's Stop Using the Word 'Breathe' for Buildings

The word "breathe" serves no useful purpose in the world of building science. More

Best Practice Housewrap and Window Flashing
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Best Practice Housewrap and Window Flashing Best Practice Housewrap and Window Flashing

Seen at JLC-Live: Peter Heard's Building Clinic on Installing Cedar Siding begins with a detailed discussion and step-by-step instruction on integrating housewrap and window flashing to prevent leaks and other moisture problems. More

Cold-Climate Zip Panels
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Cold-Climate Zip Panels

The new R-9 panels satisfy insulation requirements for cold climate zones. More

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