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Home Episode 92: Performance on a Budget
On this week's episode of The Build Show Podcast, Matt and Jake go deep into building high-performance homes on a reasonable budget.

They talk about passive, net-zero, and net-plus homes and define their equation for a "really well-built house" (durability + health & comfort + efficiency) and what that means. 

They share the importance of the decision-making process, when that should happen, and how that feeds into the well-built house equation. They also discuss material choices, insulation, framing, and HVAC's role in the math of building science and budgets.

Listen in to learn if there's a building science silver bullet and some of the trade-offs you can make for a really well-built home.

Watch Matt and Jake's 2x8 challenge video here.

Revisit Jake's home here on the Build Show Network.

Jake's website is and you can find him on Instagram here..

Listen to Jake and Steve's UnBuildIt podcast here and watch his original series, Build Show Build.

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