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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.

Transfer Grilles (1)
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: Tamarak

Video describing how to install transfer grilles.

Transfer Grilles (2)
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: Tamarak

Video describing how to install transfer grilles.

Publication Date: November, 2015
Author(s): University of Minnesota
Organization(s): NorthernSTAR

Video describing a combination heat and hot water system that pumps hot water through a coil in the air handler to distribute through the house.

Publication Date: November, 2015
Author(s): University of Minnesota
Organization(s): NorthernSTAR

Video describing an “excavationless” retrofit technique developed by the University of Minnesota to install exterior insulation around the foundation of an existing home by using high-pressure water to cut a trench through the dirt along the edge of a concrete foundation, remove the mud with a hydrovac, and install rigid foam over...

Unvented Attic Insulation (1)
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: Risinger Homes

Video describing how to spray foam unvented attics.

Unvented Attic Insulation (2)
Publication Date: July, 2015

Video describing how to spray foam unvented attics.

Walls Behind Showers and Tubs (1)
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: BMI

Video describing how to properly insulate walls behind showers and tubs. 

Walls Behind Showers and Tubs (2)
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: NYSERDA

Video describing how to properly insulate walls behind showers and tubs.

Walls Behind Showers and Tubs (3)
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: Train2Build

Video describing how to properly insulate walls behind showers and tubs.

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.

Whole-Building Delivered Ventilation
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: Zero Energy Homes

Video describing how heat recovery ventilation systems.

Whole-House Fans
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: Tamarak

Video describing whole-house fans.

Window and Door Rough Openings
Publication Date: July, 2015
Courtesy Of: NYSERDA

Video describing how to air seal around window and door rough openings. 

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