Building Science

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Calculating House Volume for Blower Door Tests

The only way to accurately measure air changes per hour is to accurately measure... More

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Book Review: 'Pretty Good House'

Martin Holladay's review of this important book should not be missed. More

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Practical Moisture Science

Allison Bailes gives us a detailed synopsis of John Straube's half-day seminar on... More

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Why and How to Build an Insulated Overroof

Avoiding the risk of condensation in a modern low-slope roof design that doesn't... More

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Beguiled by Buildings

Test your building science savvy by solving this crossword puzzle. More

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Air-Sealing Framing

Bad things can happen if complex roofing, ganged framing, and marriage walls... More

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Hot and Humid Addressed Head-On

Make plans now to attend the Humid Climate Conference, which returns to Austin,... More

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Upgrading to a User-Friendly Manometer

A home-performance contractor shares his tips and techniques for getting the most... More

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Understanding Dew Point

Dew point is a temperature, not a place, time, or event. More

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Monitors for Accurate Data Logging

Doug Horgan runs down a list of sensors his team uses to troubleshoot building... More

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