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Steve Baczek (stevenbaczekarchitect.com) of Reading, Mass., is an architect specializing in energy-efficient design and certified passive homes. Follow him on Instagram @stevenbaczekarchitect
Steve Baczek's strategy of “proportional development” that balances insulation and window R-values will result in improved wall performance.
Every vented attic should have an insulated and air-sealed entry. Steve Baczek has the details on how to build one.
When walls get wet (as they always do), Steve Baczek explains how a rainscreen assembly is the only reliable way to dry them out again.
Continuity is key.
Simple, low-tech systems that can work for any type of siding