Life is in the details. Building is no different...
Make sure your builder or 3rd party building advocate know building science and building envelop methodologies.
Todays systems from lumber to insulation and enclosures requires very detailed assembly methodology so all the products and systems work together. If not things can end up a Total disaster. It is like putting truck tires on a Porsche. The car will drive but not properly. This is the same with your new home if careful attention is not taken to the type of assemble you have chosen and systems. There are multiple type of house builds and walll assembles. This is where Kai comes into play and his team of mechanical tradesmen. Your budget will have a roll in this also so please think about your budget and where you would like to be.
High performance building is not just buying high performance products. The key is the assembly of all these products. This is we’re we find is the biggest problem when called in to inspect on going projects. The detail and assemble is sloppy or wrong. Even the mixing of materials which which do not work together and will fail in the way they are being used.