Fortress Building Products Introduces a Fresh Innovation | Matt Hoots is a green builder and owner of SawHorse, a full-service design + build firm in Atlanta, GA. Check out his blog at https://sawhorse.net/blog/.
Air Vapor Barriers
Looking for a high-quality rainscreen system for your building project? Check out the latest addition to the Zip System family: the new rainscreen system. This innovative system is designed to work seamlessly with Zip System wall sheathing and tape, providing an added layer of protection against moisture while also promoting optimal air circulation. In this video, we explore the features and benefits of the new Zip System rainscreen, including its ease of installation, durability, and compatibility with a wide range of building materials. Whether you’re a contractor, architect, or homeowner, this video is a must-watch if you’re looking for a reliable, high-performance rainscreen system that will stand the test of time.
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Putting in a Radon system is much cheaper BEFORE you pour the concrete.
Sealing up the building envelope is one of the most cost-effective ways to save on your energy bills and maintain a comfortable environment. Irregular openings such as windows and pipes are a challenge since normal tapes are rectilinear. Zip Stretch tape is able to stretch over these opens to create a solid air and moisture barrier.
We got called in to test this before/after on one of Matt Hoots’ projects at Sawhorse in Atlanta.
Stego makes barrier products that stop vapor, Radon, and other harmful soil gases that can negatively affect indoor air quality, energy efficiency, and building durability and longevity.
Green Builder Matt Hoots reviews why a Radon Barrier and Vapor control layer is important and how Clean Vapor is going to assist with a custom solution for this house.
In order to create a NET ZERO ENERGY home, we must continue to refine insulation and air sealing techniques. Dan Edelman of ROCKWOOL Insulation hosted Chris Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared, Inc in a webinar where he covers advanced building science topics such as the “Perfect Wall” and Hygrothermics with examples and details for all of the concepts discussed.
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