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Outsmarting Air From the Outside

Doug Cameron has taken air sealing to the next level with his "block and caulk"... More

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Practical Ventilation for a Warm, Humid Climate

A builder in coastal North Carolina describes the strategies and equipment he uses... More

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Better Blower Door Testing

Jim Bradley has improved his diagnostics game with multi-point testing and TEC... More

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Sleuthing Out Moisture

Zeroing in on the causes of elevated moisture in buildings More

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Queen of Zero: A JLC Case Study Home

This Queen Anne Victorian merges historic architecture with a net-zero standard of... More

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Looking Ahead to the 2024 IRC

Glenn Matheson previews upcoming changes to the model residential building code,... More

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An Introduction to Zonal Pressure Diagnostics

Randy Williams explains more of his air leak sleuthing techniques in the latest... More

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A New 'Builder's Guide to Cold Climates'

Joe Lstiburek has updated the industry's best building-science reference. More

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Rethinking Closet Ventilation

Joe Lstiburek makes the case for louvered closet doors...or for returns at the... More

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Foundations and Frost

As winter approaches, Christine Williamson of Building Science Fight Club talks... More

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