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

Videos

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.

Capillary Break Beneath Slab - Polyethylene Sheeting or Rigid Insulation Over Aggregate
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: Train2Build

Video describing how to install a capillary break beneath concrete slabs.

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

Video describing concrete slab over polyethylene barrier.

Final Grade
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: Train2Build

Video describing how to properly waterproof foundations.

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 (2)
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: NYSERDA

Video describing how to seal a continuous weather resistance barrier.

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.

No Class I Vapor Retarders on Interior Side of Exterior Walls in Warm-Humid Climates
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: Train2Build

Video describing vapor retarders used in Warm-Humid climates.

Polyethylene Lapped Up Walls/Piers and Secured in the Ground (1)
Publication Date: September, 2015
Courtesy Of: Crawlspace Repair

Video describing how to install a polyethylene vapor barrier/capillary break over the floor of the crawlspace.