Framing a Two-Pitch I-Joist Roof
To maintain a continuous air barrier, special attention needed to be paid to the...
Electric Water Heating for a Low-Load Home
Installing an electric tankless water heater proves to be cost-effective and...
Installing Windows in a Deep Wall
Double stud walls that allow for higher R-values of insulation create particular...
Adding an Insulated Envelope
An airtight "puff jacket" achieves near Passive House levels.
Part 2: Choosing a Whole-House Ventilation Strategy
Part 2 of Allison Bailes series on current ventilation standards and how best to...
A Passive House Consultant's Toolkit
The tools needed to design a Passive House aren't difficult to master and were...
Building a Passive House for the First Time
Builder Farley Pedler delves into high-efficiency Passive House construction by...
A Look Through European Windows
A behind-the-scenes look at the materials and methods used in making...
JLC June Letters
Risinger’s recent video sparks a debate about Tyvek, and a reader takes issue with foam-slicing saws.
A Drywaller’s Approach to Air Sealing Homes
Air leaks through the building shell can have a significant effect on a home’s...