A woven mesh with integrated house wrap allows drainage and drying
Use membranes, drain to an open edge, slope everything, and read the *darned* manual(s)
How to install pan flashing and jamb flashing on a window opening in a wall that will be thickened with 4 inches of foam—using regular, non-stretch peel-and-stick flashing tape.
The air sealing process for a high performance home with double-stud walls.
Thermal shorts and good design don't mix
Weather Barriers done right means weather barriers that go to work on more than just sunny days
Stucco is likely to last significantly longer than the decking, so make it easy to replace the decking without disrupting the stucco.
Walls that can drain and dry last a lot longer than walls that stay wet.
Walls that dry are walls that last for a long, long, time.
Crawlspaces offer all of the headaches of a basement and none of the benefits.
When plumbing lines burst, people notice. Unfortunately, a lot of the moisture damage in houses has nothing to do with bulk water.
Insects can get into the little parts of a wall and muck up water and air movement details
How to detail the foam at corners and connections when tightening the energy efficiency of an old house