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Energy Efficient Entry Door options out there?

So i have been on the mission to look for a stylish modern door that is both beautiful, but also energy efficient, with low air leakage.  I…

Started by Tauran IvallLatest Reply

Spray foam insulation on the sill/granite junction

Has anyone had any experience with moisture damage to the sill beam of a post and beam house as the result of installing 2-part spray foam…

Started by John PorterLatest Reply

Windows and Home Performance

The Milwaukee Energy Efficiency program (Me2) helps homeowners finance energy efficiency improvements, primarily insulation and air sealing…

Started by Erick ShambargerLatest Reply

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OSHA rethinks the Confined Space in Construction Standard

Interesting read. OSHA is finally admitting that the majority of residential attics and crawl spaces do not meet the definition of a  confi…

Started by Matthew Redmond

1 Jul 6
Reply by Mike Pagozalski

Fireplace drafts

     The weather is getting cold and a lot of people do not understand the way a fireplace is designed.  In order to allow the smoke to dra…

Started by Beverly Lerch

17 Jan 2
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Lower Use of Portable Electric Space Heaters

Excessive use of portable electric space heaters causes high electric bills. So we would like to lower or eliminate use of portable electri…

Started by Barbara Smith

0 Nov 23, 2016

Energy Efficient Entry Door options out there?

So i have been on the mission to look for a stylish modern door that is both beautiful, but also energy efficient, with low air leakage.  I…

Started by Tauran Ivall

25 Nov 28, 2015
Reply by Tauran Ivall

Spray foam insulation on the sill/granite junction

Has anyone had any experience with moisture damage to the sill beam of a post and beam house as the result of installing 2-part spray foam…

Started by John Porter

1 Jan 7, 2015
Reply by Chad Mcauliffe

Windows and Home Performance

The Milwaukee Energy Efficiency program (Me2) helps homeowners finance energy efficiency improvements, primarily insulation and air sealing…

Started by Erick Shambarger

1 Dec 8, 2014
Reply by Tom White

What do you think of the LEED Platinum affordable rehab?

Akron Summit Community Action, Inc. (Akron YouthBuild) partnered with Saint-Gobain through the Saint-Gobain Corporation Foundation with sup…

Started by Brett Little

0 Jun 13, 2014

Leveraging other trades to get EE

There's a really well produced online magazine called ThisIsCarpentry (http://www.thisiscarpentry.com/) that promotes the craft of trim car…

Started by Craig Savage

11 Jun 5, 2014
Reply by Craig Savage

Insulating with *Updated* (an oxymoron, right!) knob and tube wiring

Hi everyone, I live in New York State and haven't been able to find good information on whether or not we can get our house insulated.  I'…

Started by Ethan Bodnaruk

8 Mar 29, 2014
Reply by Ethan Bodnaruk

Weatherization Assistance Program

Our Home Performance Company recently started working with our local WAP program bidding on jobs that the local WAP program audited. We use…

Started by Noah Glatfelter

0 Mar 18, 2014

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How would you insulate this roof?

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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Sean Lintow proposed rails and clips (re: first comment in this discussion), but in the context of…"
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Brad Cook replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"I missed where the suggestion for rails came in. The plywood would not need any rails. 4+ inches is…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"I'm a little confused about the necessity and purpose of using support rails if working on…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"If you insulate master bedroom and family room from below, you definitely need more R-value than…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Brad, I was only talking about using EPS between the ridges, if necessary, to conform to bolts.…"
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Brad Cook replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"It kind of depends on the PIC. Not all insulation is made the same. Here in VT (and all of New…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Filling those shallow valleys with rigid foam not only prevents primary foam panels from…"
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