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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.

Complete Window and Frame Replacement
Publication Date: September, 2015
Courtesy Of: BlueHouse Energy

Video describing how to properly replace windows and window frames.

Concrete Slab over Polyethylene
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: PostGreen Homes

Video describing concrete slab over polyethylene barrier.

Direct Water into Gutters with a Kickout Flashing Diverter
Publication Date: April, 2009
Author(s): Fine Homebuilding
Organization(s): Fine Homebuilding

When flashing one of a house’s biggest potential leaks — where the eave overhang meets a vertical wall — editorial advisor Mike Guertin chooses to err on the side of caution to control water flow and not rely solely on step flashing.

Flashing at Bottom of Exterior Walls
Publication Date: September, 2015
Courtesy Of: DuPont

Video describing how to properly flash bottom of exterior walls.

Fully Flashed Window and Door Openings (1)
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: Train2Build

Video describing how to properly flash window and door openings.

Fully Flashed Window and Door Openings (2)
Publication Date: September, 2015
Courtesy Of: DuPont

Video describing how to fully flash window and door openings.

Fully Sealed Continuous Weather Resistance Barrier (3)
Publication Date: September, 2015
Courtesy Of: DuPont

Video describing how to fully seal a continuous weather resistance barrier.

Water Moisture Issues: Flashing Windows, Water Leaks, and Kick-Out Flashings
Publication Date: August, 2016
Author(s): MW Alliance
Organization(s): MW Alliance

Steve Easley details the 2009 IECC residential requirements regarding Water and Moisture issues. Flashing, windows, water leaks and kick out flashings are all discussed.