Ramp Up the R Value | The Jamestown Net-Zero House
Coming up on This Old House Progress on the 1920's bungalow continues. Kevin walks through the newly framed first floor. Outside, Jeff has come up with a special formula for insulating the house. Today he starts with a warm blanket of rigid insulation over an air and water barrier on the outside of the sheathing. Jeff and the apprentices nail in the panels. Finding the right balance between efficiency and aesthetics is crucial to Dana and Donald.
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- Ch 478Ask This Old House TVOn this episode of ASK This Old House Inspiring Rooftop and Small Garden Spaces Landscape designer Jenn Nawada learns about rooftop and small space gardens. For many rooftop gardens, including the rooftop farm Jenn visited, a structural engineer should be consulted and the extra weight of the garden should be factored in to the building's design. One way to help with weight is using expanded or "puffed" shale in the soil mix.Ask This Old House TVOn this episode of Ask This Old House Mark tests out different tools that collect silica dust more efficiently; Richard shims a wobbly toilet; Kevin heads to the Catskills to build a wooden slice table with Jimmy Diresta, a maker who's famous online for his how-to videos. How to Prevent Silica Dust when Drilling or Grinding Mark tests out different tools that collect silica dust more efficiently. Where to find it?