Home Diagnosis hosts Grace and Corbett Lunsford show the process of testing the gigantic old tree growing over their tiny house and normal sized new house. The question: whether to trust it and let it grow, or cut it down before it crushes important stuff. See how it works, and what the verdict was!
Home performance articles and stories from the field with internationally respected building forensics guru Corbett Lunsford at the Building Performance Workshop. Hear new episodes of the Building Performance Podcast, see new videos from the Home Performance YouTube channel, and learn all about how diagnostic testing (more than an 'Energy Audit') can make home improvement and new home construction a proven process!
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The I-joists, glulams and other engineered wood that forms the framing of our house is not as great as the marketing makes it out to be.
Corbett shows off the sometimes glamorous work uniform of a novice builder. He loves his SPF 50 sun shirts, contractor pants (Atlas 46 brand), and Pro Clima sealing tape for holes in boots and gloves.
It's easy to overthink building science decisions- here, Corbett quickly summarizes the basics of controlling moisture in the Lunsford family home build, and for any home. Interactions between materials and systems like GP ForceField, Rockwool Insulation, and Ultra-Aire ventilating dehumidifiers are simple to understand if you use the 4-3-2-1 approach.
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Quick peek into the process of building a house with your family and friends, and building it to last.
Home Diagnosis hosts Grace and Corbett Lunsford discuss the simple approach to controlling indoor chemistry, and how exactly they plan to do that in their own family home.
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Hear Grace and I discuss some of the interesting challenges so far as we begin the framing of the floors and walls of our family’s high performance house in Atlanta.
Home Diagnosis TV series co-host Corbett Lunsford shows the installation of the 5 layers of performance control under his family's new house. Thanks to Royal Building Products, Rockwool Insulation, Stego Industries, and the subcontractors who worked so hard to get this right! More at: https://HomeDiagnosis.tv/atlanta-homestead
Maybe you've seen people wrestle with tires or climb ropes or do push-ups. They are all ninnies. This is how you work out for real- by hugging Rockwool (aka Roxul) and strutting around your acreage. Stay tuned to see all these rocks get installed in a perfectly performing house.
Learn more about this awesome insulating material at: Rockwool.com
I've been telling people that the 475 High Performance Building Supply membranes I build with are airtight but vapor open for years. Turns out, sometimes I'm an idiot. Here's the real deal. Featuring Delphine Farmer and Marina Vance of the HOMEChem Experiment.
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xEffortless Rocking means not trying to re-invent the wheel. Plenty of great home performance minds came before you, so take their ideas and make them your own. This one comes from Joe Lstiburek and John Straube at https://buildingscience.com/.