Michael Anschel is president of Otogawa-Anschel Design + Build, in Minneapolis, and a founding board member of Greenstar, Mich.
This cold-climate wall system allows for smooth old-to-new transitions and incorporates a flush-framed deck ledger detail
As green goes increasingly mainstream, Michael Anschel selects the stand-out products at the 2016 show
Insulating older homes is an all-or-nothing proposition. Just blowing insulation into the walls can create moisture problems that will rot the wood structure from the inside out.
An insulation approach that seeks to find the balance between the real and the ideal