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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.

Blower Door Instructional Video
Publication Date: August, 2014
Author(s): Retrotec
Organization(s): Retrotec

Learn how to run a blower door air leakage test in a residential house.

Blower Door Quick Guide Part 1
Publication Date: August, 2012
Author(s): The Energy Conservatory
Organization(s): The Energy Conservatory

Part 1 describes why do a test, components of the Minneapolis Blower Door kit and how to set it up.

Blower Door Quick Guide Part 2
Publication Date: August, 2012
Author(s): The Energy Conservatory
Organization(s): The Energy Conservatory

Part 2 shows how to do a one point depressurization test, the most common test, as well as how to use the Cruise function.

Double Wall Framing
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: PostGreen Homes

Video describing double wall studs.

Double Walls
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: PostGreen Homes

Video describing double stud walls.

Fully Sealed Continuous Weather Resistance Barrier (2)
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: NYSERDA

Video describing how to seal a continuous weather resistance barrier.