A look at what makes flashing tape so sticky and why the way you install it determines how well it stays stuck
Foil blocks heat transfer best if it stays clean, is adjacent to an airspace, and the delta is large enough.
In a tightly air-sealed house, a mechanical ventilation system ensures a healthy exchange of fresh air
When a balloon loses air or depressurizes, it gets smaller (and makes a funny sound), but houses don’t roll like that
The second part of our two-part story focuses on the project’s finishes and strategic solutions to real-world construction challenges
Solar power and a maximum fan speed of 400 cfm are key to this easy-to-install replacement fan
Using flexible ducts saves time, but careless installation can cause performance-related problems that are hard to find and even harder to fix after the drywall goes up
An easy way to redirect air from a duct located under a cabinet
One building science blogger recommends encapsulated crawl spaces. Here's why
Uponor has a new tool for installing PEX tubing in radiant heating and cooling applications.
Noritz describes the new EZTR Residential Tankless Water Heater as a breakthrough in replacement technology: the first tankless condensing residential unit.
EcoNet isn’t a single product but a new technology that allows Rheem and Ruud heating, cooling and water heating products to communicate with each other on one network.
The Energy Star-qualified H2i MXZ heat pump boasts 100 percent heating capacity at 5 degrees Fahrenheit, and guaranteed operation down to -13 degrees F.
The durable black surface is water-repellent and highly cleanable.