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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.

Basement Waterproofing at King's Hill Historic Home Remodel
Publication Date: September, 2016
Courtesy Of: Hammer and Hand

Video describing the water management strategies used when remodeling a basement.

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.

Waverly Home Addition | Exterior Cladding Details
Publication Date: February, 2014
Courtesy Of: Hammer and Hand

Video describing the exterior cladding details of a residential home addition project.