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Building Science Advisor

The Building Science Advisor (BSA) is a website brought to you by Building America that provides expert advice on anticipated building wall performance from industry’s best researchers and building scientists. This tool promotes better-informed decisions regarding energy-efficient and moisture-durable wall designs. The BSA helps users to identify risk associated with moisture durability. The BSA will help you try out potential wall systems quickly and select a solution that suits your needs. Use the "Expert" pathway within the tool to design your wall. Educational guides can help you through each step of the material selection process, while providing feedback on your entries. Advice from the tool can help you focus your design process and avoid moisture and energy problems in the field.