r/buildingscience

11k members
r/buildingscience is a subreddit with 11k members discussing topics like Insulation and Ventilation. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is large in size.
Collection of resources on building science. Topics can range from insulation strategies, mechanical designs, water waste reduction strategies, control layer strategies, example builds.

Popular Topics in r/buildingscience

#1

Insulation

: "Flat roof ISO Insulation - to vent or not to vent"
31 posts
#2

Ventilation

: "Flat roof ISO Insulation - to vent or not to vent"
13 posts
#3

Condensation

10 posts
#4

Building Science

: "Applying Building Science to bathroom reno"
9 posts
#5

Construction

: "In Tver, Russia a major fire occurred in an apartment building under Construction. 14/03/2024"
8 posts
#6

Building

7 posts
#7

Basement

: "Problem: too much humidity in unfinished Basement Goal: finish Basement properly and reduce humidity"
7 posts
#8

Roof

: "Flat Roof ISO Insulation - to vent or not to vent"
7 posts
#9

Moisture

6 posts
#10

Roofing

5 posts

Popular Themes in r/buildingscience

#1
Advice Requests
: "Career advice "
7 posts
#2
Solution Requests
: "Best place to buy small quantity of a smart vapor barrier like Certainteed Membrain? Not finding it at Menard's or Home Depot."
5 posts
#3
Pain & Anger
: "Never see Zip in western Oregon"
3 posts
#4
Money Talk
: "Calif: Curious what Drafting charges are for add-on of about 700 ft. with Title 24?"
1 post

Member Growth in r/buildingscience

Daily
+17 members(0.2%)
Monthly
+313 members(2.9%)
Yearly
+589 members(5.7%)

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