Steve Easley & Associates

Building Science Consultants

 Providing quality assurance, consulting and education

for commercial and residential buildings for over 25 years

Articles & Publications

Steve has authored numerous articles featured in various periodicals some of which include:


  • Builder Magazine 
  • Professional Builder 
  • Fine Home Building
  • Journal of Light Construction
  • Custom Builder
  • Coastal Contractor
  • Popular Science
  • Smart Home Owner
  • Green Builder Magazine
  • Lumberman's Journal


US Patent
Apparatus and Methods for Installing a Penetration in a Sheathing Assembly awarded (2013)


Document Library

DocumentAir Leaks: Hidden Moisture MoversCoastal Contractor
DocumentInsulationThat Works: Closed-Cell Spray FoamCoastal Contractor
DocumentCommon CallbacksCoastal Contractor
DocumentThe Causes of CondensationCoastal Contractor
DocumentSmart Scale: DOE's E-ScaleGreen Builder Magazine
DocumentFlash PointsGreen Builder Magazine
DocumentHybrid Insulation SystemsGreen Builder Magazine
DocumentSecret Energy Hog: PoolsGreen Builder Magazine
DocumentThe Role of RadientBarriersGreen Builder Magazine
DocumentSeal Ducts; Save EnergyGreen Builder Magazine
DocumentWeatherproofing and Synthetic Stone VeneersGreen Builder Magazine
DocumentCondensation on WindowsLBM Journal
DocumentCost Effective Green BuildingLBM Journal
DocumentHow to Avoid "Greenwashing"LBM Journal
DocumentMPG Ratings for Homes: DOE's E-ScaleLBM Journal
DocumentNew Solutions for Melting Vinyl SidingLBM Journal
DocumentChapter10: Tips and Traps for Replacing WindowsBook by the California Energy Commission
DocumentHousewrap ErrorsExterior Contractor
DocumentBuilder's Guide to WindowsJournal Light Construction
DocumentReducing Moisture ProblemsJournal of RCI - Interface
DocumentBuilding Enclosure Design Cross Laminated TimberCLT Handbook Chapter 10
DocumentMeasure Guidelines: Pool PumpsUS Department of Energy: Build America
DocumentBest Building EnvelopesRetrofit
DocumentSolar Power for Your Home - A Consumer's GuideLSU Ag Center
DocumentPerfect Glass: Moisture-Free WindowsGreen Builder Magazine
DocumentEnergy Star EvolvesGreen Builder Magazine