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Walls & Openings - Wall Structure

The guides on this page present information about wall structures, such as advanced framing techniques, double walls, ICFs, and SIPs. Guides are presented in alphabetical order. Use the filters to the right of the page to further focus your search based on construction type or keywords.


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Guide describing how to frame and insulate corners to reduce the heat loss and gain though structural framing.

Guide describing how to insulate headers over doors and windows to reduce heat loss and heat gain through solid wood framing.

Guide describing how to frame and insulate exterior-to-interior wall intersections to reduce the heat loss and gain though structural framing.

Guide describing how to minimize framing around doors and windows to reduce heat loss.

This guide describes air barrier and insulation installation, along with air sealing for double walls - half or full walls included in a home design as an architectural feature that provides a more dimensional appearance.

Guide describing construction and insulation techniques for double wall framing.

Guide describing how to install spray foam on the exterior of the existing home after framing over the existing siding.

Guide describing how to install stucco over rigid foam insulaiton in new and existing homes.

Guide describing the design and installation considerations for recladding of above grade walls using insulated vinyl siding.