Log in or register to create Field Kits and Sales Worksheets. Why register?

Library

This library contains research reports produced by the Building America program and other building science resources used to support this Solution Center. The materials cover both new construction and existing homes. Use the search box and/or the filters to explore hundreds of residential building resources. Access to some references not produced by Building America may require purchase from the publisher. Documents are listed alphabetically. While we continually update our database, links may have changed since posting. Please contact our webmaster if you find broken links.

Author(s): Lstiburek
Organization(s): Building Science Corporation
Publication Date: October, 2006

Information sheet with methods for constructing or retrofitting basements to reduce moisture issues.

Author(s): Ueno, Lstiburek
Organization(s): Building Science Corporation
Publication Date: May, 2012

Document providing information on basement insulation, air sealing and water management retrofits.

Author(s): Building Science Corporation
Organization(s): Building Science Corporation
Publication Date: May, 2009

Information sheet describing techniques for insulating basements.

Author(s): Rudd
Organization(s): Building Science Corporation
Publication Date: September, 2014

Report analyzing results in crawlspace retrofits in multifamily buildings.

Author(s): Building Science Corporation
Organization(s): Building Science Corporation
Publication Date: May, 2009

Information sheet about crawlspace insulation, including installation details.

Author(s): Lstiburek
Organization(s): Building Science Corporation
Publication Date: June, 2008

Information guide describing issues with concrete floors, in multiple climate zones.

Author(s): Building Science Corporation
Organization(s): Building Science Corporation
Publication Date: January, 2002

Report describing approaches to insulating basements in homes built to meet Energy Star.