A Crash Course in Roof Venting - Fine Homebuilding
Learn how to construct a vented attic properly. Review the theory behind venting. Understand when to vent your roof, when not to, and how to execute each approach successfully.
3 Amazing Eco Homes in the United Kingdom
The eco-homes featured in this article are all stunning examples of modern buildings that can adopt environmental elements in order to reduce the impact they have on their surroundings.
Custom SIP Homebuilders | Structural Insulated Panels
Specializing in the design of high performance Structural Insulated Panel home plans, Sunlight Homes works hard to get the most out of your SIP shell.
This lovely "Junuary" heatwave has had me itching to get out into the garden, but I know, it is still January all I can do is think and plan. So, I have been doing a lot of thinking and planning and one thing I am planning to do in my garden this spring is to redesign my little greenhouse. My greenhouse is a little 4x8 foot affair with a wooden frame covered in landscape plastic. It does great for the tomatoes, basil, and lemongrass I grow in there. My plan is to raise the height on one side…
A cob house can be built is 6 months (during the warmer months of the year) if you have 5 to 10 volunteers to help you out. Once the house is complete, if it has been properly designed, you will not need additional heating or cooling devices. Thick clay walls are a great insulation and openings that allow for air flow will keep the air in your house circulating during the colder months. Adding a green roof can help keep the temperature even lower, if you live in warm climates.
How to Expose Rafters and Still Provide Insulation | Hunker
One option as part of a home remodel is to leave the roof rafters exposed by not installing a ceiling. This can give the house a more rugged, open feeling.
Learn How to Build Your Very Own Shipping Container Home Below!!
Recycling is all the rage these days and it makes sense for many to build homes from shipping containers. It is also one of the more affordable and yet insanely creative ways to build a home. However, you can't just download a few videos off Youtube and hope to build a container home after fifteen minutes. There's a lot of ground work to finish and Build A Container Home is the perfect guide to get started. Build A Container Home was written by Warren Thatcher, a designer and builder who has…