Patrick, Lindsay, and Lindsey talk about the challenges of building in the Mountain West, the difficulties in assembling the right team for a high-performance build, and the rewards of creating functional and beautiful spaces.
Andrew, Ian, and Patrick hear from listeners about shingle colors and Google’s new office building before taking questions on installing foam insulation over T1-11, improving the comfort and thermal performance of overhanging bump-outs, and the best way to heat and cool a shed office.
Patrick and Mike talk about the complications of building in interior Alaska, learning the business of contracting, and how to earn more while working less.
Andrew, Ian, and Patrick hear from listeners about electric water heaters and the future of home building before taking questions about blue stuff on framing, painting open soffits, and whole-house dehumidification in wet climates.
Patrick talks to Rick Skidmore, founder and CEO of Timberlane, a shutter and garage-door manufacturer, about the utility and beauty of real exterior shutters and what drives someone to entrepreneurship.
Andrew, Ian, and Patrick hear from listeners about termites and heat pumps before taking questions about hot attic living space, using fiberglass reinforced panels (FRP) for sheathing, and bringing underporch rooms into the thermal envelope.
Patrick and Aron talk about the challenges of building on a small island, making the switch from business owner to employee, and training the next generation of builders.
Andrew, Kiley, and Patrick hear from listeners about ground-source heat pumps and air leaks before taking questions about design software, installing pine siding on a tiny house, and the right nails for cedar lap siding.