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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.

Floor Above Garage
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: Risinger Homes

Video describing best practices for air sealing floors above garages.

Publication Date: June, 2011
Author(s): Risinger
Organization(s): Build with Matt Risinger

Video describing examples of poor air sealing in a new home and good air sealing of the garage-to-house air barrier in a gut rehab.

Proper Installation of Filter
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: Train2Build

Video describing how to properly install HVAC filters.