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On this show, Jim and Chris talk about mechanicals for the first part of the show. What are the mechanicals in your house and what kind of maintenance is required to make sure they are […]
This week on House Calls Vermont Chris and Jim take lots of great listener calls and discuss two important bills going through the Vermont State House that impact the construction industry and consumer protection.
This week Jim and Chris discuss membranes. What do we want membranes to do? Air sealing, moisture control, and more. What is a perm and how do I know I’m building a safe assembly (wall, […]
This week Chris and Jim take a look at the regulatory environment in Vermont regarding Contractors. We are speaking specifically about Residential Contractors. Commercial Contractors already have lots of regulations protecting consumers/owners from nefarious builders. […]
Today Jim and Chris discuss the benefits of super insulated houses known as the Passive House. These houses, when built correctly, use almost no energy to heat and cool. A 1200 square foot house in […]
Jim and Chris talk about insulation. What kinds are there? What is the difference between fluffy and rigid? Is spray foam fluffy or rigid? Which insulation should be used in what applications and more! Lots […]