Replacing termite and bug screens

I’m trying to figure out if any of the liquid applied flashings (spray, roll or spread) are termite, ant and bug proof, as if I want to replace the bug… I’m trying to figure out if any of the liquid applied flashings (spray, roll or spread) are termite, ant and bug...

6″ thick sliding door in a 2*4 wall?

I’m upgrading the sliding door in a space that used to be a garage.  The walls are 2*4″ studs.  The new efficient sliding door has a 5⅞” mechanically fastened vinyl… I’m upgrading the sliding door in a space that used to be a garage.  The walls...

Drawing makeup air from rainscreen cavity

Wondering if anybody can think of some risks/downsides to pulling air from the rainscreen cavity so that the vent does not penetrate the siding. Specifically thinking of doing this for… Wondering if anybody can think of some risks/downsides to pulling air from the...

[Article] A New Chapter Begins

After over 35 years of providing relevant, technical content to the building performance and weatherization communities, Home Energy will end its run after this issue. Starting with the Spring 2020 issue, the magazine will be called the Building Performance Journal....
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