The Ins and Outs of Pedestal Tile Systems
A non-exhaustive overview of all things pedestal systems
How To Improve Energy Performance in Existing Attics
There’s more to insulating the attic than attic insulation; there’s venting, air sealing, and misery
To Vent or Not to Vent: A Discussion
In an attempt to strike a middle ground between high-performance and attainable, these three remodelers engage in a candid conversation
Ceiling Insulation and Installation at Model ReModel
Watch the building process of this accessory dwelling unit's vaulted ceiling
Benefits of Continuous Exterior Insulation
Continuous exterior insulation is a newer, popular way to support optimal thermal and moisture protection for new builds, additions, and some…
Preparing as a Remodeler for the Inflation Reduction Act
Since the recent passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the green building industry has been buzzing with enthusiasm for the more than $50…
To Vent or Not to Vent, Part 2: The Decision
Symbi Homes, the Model ReModel 2022 contractor, has decided on whether or not to vent the 800 square foot in-law suite addition
Achieving Net Zero Energy at Model ReModel
The 19th-century Victorian and new accessory dwelling unit boast impressive HERS measurements
To Vent or Not to Vent a Home?
The Model ReModel 2022 remodeler must make a decision for the net-zero accessory dwelling unit
What is a Deep Energy Retrofit?
Model ReModel 2022 will undergo a deep energy retrofit—here's how.
How to Solve the Deck Ledger Problem in Fat Walls
Brick veneer and rigid exterior foam raise questions about deck ledger connections. We provide some answers.
3 Materials That May Forever Change the Home’s Makeup
With price spikes and shortages of traditional building materials, it may be time to start considering non-traditional ones
Cross-Linking: A New Glue
'Hyper glue' formula may increase the strength and corrosion resistance in materials typically held together by adhesives