Wall Defender Keeps Weep Holes Clear in Masonry Walls
The two-tiered material collects mortar droppings before they can clog weep holes
Synthetic Stucco Without Failures
To avoid a lawsuit, build a drainable assembly.
November 2014 Letters
Emailing proposals; strapping ceilings; caulking fiber-cement joints
Adding an Insulated Envelope
An airtight "puff jacket" achieves near Passive House levels.
Studying Moisture in Fat Walls
Comparing the performance of a cellulose-insulated double wall against the same...
Bosch 30-inch Benchmark Convection Wall Oven
The Benchmark convection wall oven includes optional side-opening doors, dampened...
Working With Roxul Insulation
Choosing insulation for a high-performance home in Northern Vermont requires...
To Improve the Energy Performance of Walls, Look at Total R-Value
Today’s builders are learning to mitigate thermal bridging by using alternative...