Rockwool Webinar – Living in an active retrofit: interior comfort w/ exterior continuous insulation

From The Build Show. Join Our Exclusive ROCKWOOL Webinar with Industry Experts Matt Risinger & Daniel Glauser! We are thrilled to invite you to an enlightening ROCKWOOL webinar that promises to enhance your understanding of modern building practices and materials. Join our hosts, Matt Risinger and Daniel Glauser, along with Michael Crane and Ali Al-Janabi,…

Basements: Framing, Insulation & Duct Tips!

From The Build Show. Join Matt and Steve as they explore the fascinating world of basement design in a region where basements are a rarity: Austin, Texas. Despite the rocky terrain, they delve into the intricacies of creating a functional and beautiful basement space, sharing tips and insights that apply to basement construction anywhere. From…

“Talking Carpentry: Part 2” – TALKING TRADES EP. 11

From The Build Show. Matt visits Zack’s workshop and Matt is ready to work! The two start on a restoration journey of a 130-year-old door salvaged from a home renovation project. They discuss the intricacies of the restoration process and Matt learns carpentry tips and tracks from Master Carpenter, Zack. Zack emphasizes the importance of…

SITE BUILT SIPs Framing Explained

From The Build Show. Join Matt Risinger and Wade Paquin as they explore innovative shingle-style construction techniques in historic Jamestown, Rhode Island. In this Build Show episode, Wade and project manager Joe unveil the use of SIPs (Structural Insulated Panels) in a stick-frame house, optimizing efficiency while maintaining structural integrity. Through the application of ZIP…

Building An ULTRA Modern House? Check out these Windows & Doors!

From The Build Show. Matt meets with Jimmy Carter from Weather Shield to talk a recent Risinger Build project featuring over 45 Weather Shield windows and doors. With a focus on modern design and performance, these windows and doors offer unique features like aluminum construction with thermal breaks, sleek sightlines, customizable color options, and smart…

What Should I Use? Ep. 1 – Envelopes: Water Barriers

From The Build Show. It’s easy to assume water barriers in exterior envelopes come down to a couple product options. However, this important control layer has a broad description in code. Watch as Jake breaks down the International Residential Code and other criteria to provide clearer guidance on what is or isn’t a water-resistive barrier…

“Talking Carpentry: Part 1” – TALKING TRADES EP. 10

From The Build Show. Matt is back on another flight – heading east. Next stop is Zack Dettmore, Master Carpenter & Home Remodeling Contractor, in New Jersey. They begin by exploring a beautifully renovated kitchen in a 1970s house, where Zack highlights his team’s meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail revealing clever solutions and showcasing…

Crane Day! POV Mass Ply Light Framing Walls Explained

From The Build Show. Join Matt Risinger and Trent Debth from Timber BLDR as they take you through the progress of their Mass Ply Light project. In this video, they dive into the intricate process of lifting walls. From detailing the building blocks of the house to the precision of crane operations, they reveal the…

“Talking Drywall: Part 3” – TALKING TRADES EP. 10

From The Build Show. Dive into the world of drywall with Lydia and Matt Risinger in our latest "Talking Trades" episode, where passion meets plaster! Lydia shares her journey with drywall, offering insights and anecdotes that highlight the trade’s unique challenges and rewards. In this engaging video from the "Build Original" series, hosted by Matt…

Episode 6 – Disruptions in the Building Supply Chain

From The Build Show. In this episode of the Build Show podcast, host Matt Risinger delves into the current supply chain disruptions affecting the construction industry with special guests Les, the president of Sashco, and Nathan, a chemist from Sashco. With over 80 years of history, Sashco is known for brands like Big Stretch and…

Episode 2 – Matt’s Story Part 2

From The Build Show. Welcome back to the Build Show podcast with your host, Matt Risinger, broadcasting from the Rockwall studios in Austin, Texas. In this episode, Matt delves into a challenging chapter of his career, sharing the painful lessons learned from mistakes that cost him dearly. Matt recounts the tumultuous period during the 2007…

Episode 14 – Building Science and Systems Thinking

From The Build Show. Tune in to this special episode of The Build Show Podcast, where we dive deep into the world of building science and systems thinking. Join host [Your Name] as he sits down with Kristoff Irwin, founder of Positive Energy, to explore the cutting-edge concepts shaping the future of construction. 🏡 Discover…

Episode 9 – The Litmus Test for a Well-Built Home

From The Build Show. Welcome back to another insightful episode of the Build Show podcast! I’m Matt Risinger, your host from Risinger Build, and today’s topic is one that’s close to my heart: the litmus test for a well-built home. Whether you’re a seasoned professional builder, a homeowner, or someone interested in the construction process,…

Episode 17 – All About HVAC Systems

From The Build Show. In this Build Show Podcast episode, Matt Risinger and Tim Hill, with a combined building experience of over 65 years, dive into the world of HVAC. Recorded at the Rockwool Studios in Austin, Texas, this episode is sponsored by Builder First Source. Matt and Tim discuss HVAC systems, focusing on the…

Episode 9: the Litmus Test for a Well-Build Home

From The Build Show. Welcome back to another insightful episode of the Build Show podcast! I’m Matt Risinger, your host from Risinger Build, and today’s topic is one that’s close to my heart: the litmus test for a well-built home. Whether you’re a seasoned professional builder, a homeowner, or someone interested in the construction process,…

Episode 20 – Low Voltage Systems

From The Build Show. Welcome back to the Build Show podcast! In this episode, Matt Risinger sits down with Steve Lesem, Chief Operating Officer of Matt’s homebuilding company, to dive deep into the world of low voltage wiring and why it’s crucial for future-proofing your home for new technologies. If you’re like many homeowners or…

Episode 3 – How Do I Find A Good Builder

From The Build Show. In this episode of the Build Show podcast, sponsored by BMC and Builder First Source, host Matt Risinger sits down with Steve Leon, COO, and Tim Hill, VP of Construction, to answer a question that many homeowners and professionals often ask: How do I find a good builder? Steve shares insights…

Episode 16 – Disaster Resilience with Positive Energy

From The Build Show. Welcome back to the Build Show Podcast! In this episode, host Matt Risinger sits down with building scientist and thought leader Kristoff Irwin for a deep dive into the world of building science and resilient systems. Broadcasting from the Rockwool Studios in Austin, Texas, Matt and Kristoff continue their discussion from…

Episode 15 – Mechanicals that Last

From The Build Show. Join us for a deep dive into the world of Mechanicals that last on this episode of The Build Show Podcast! Host Matt sits down with Eric Aune, better known as Mechanical Hub, to explore the key factors that contribute to long-lasting mechanical systems in your home. 🏠 Whether you’re building…

Episode 11- Father’s Day Gift Guide

From The Build Show. In this episode of the Build Show podcast, recorded at the Rockwool Studios in Austin, Texas, host Matt Risinger delves into a special Father’s Day gift guide with his old friend Tim Hill. Together, they explore the theme of preparedness, discussing items that make great gifts for dads but also serve…

Episode 01 – Matt’s Story

From The Build Show. Welcome to the Build Show podcast with your host, Matt Risinger, coming to you from the Rockwall studios in Austin, Texas. In this debut episode, Matt takes a deep dive into his background, sharing his journey from growing up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to becoming a respected figure in the construction industry.…

Episode 13 – So You Want To Be a Builder

From The Build Show. Welcome back to another episode of the Build Show Podcast, coming to you from the Rockwool Studios in Austin, Texas! I’m your host, Matt Risinger, and today’s episode is a special one. We’re diving into the journey of becoming a builder, a topic that often sparks curiosity and questions. Joining me…

Episode 12 – Building Pet Peeves

From The Build Show. Welcome back to another episode of the Build Show podcast! I’m your host, Matt Risinger, coming to you from the Rockwool studios in Austin, Texas. Today, it’s just me, and I’ve got an interesting topic for you: building pet peeves. I’ve compiled a list of my top 10 things that irk…

“Talking Drywall: Part 2” – TALKING TRADES EP. 9

From The Build Show. Step into the world of drywall with Matt Risinger and Lydia as they tackle the nuances of this essential trade. From rookie mistakes to pro techniques, this episode of the Build Original Series offers valuable insights for both beginners and seasoned pros. Matt learns first hand that drywall is not as…

“Talking Drywall: Part 1” – TALKING TRADES EP. 8

From The Build Show. Matt flies out again to the mountains of Bozeman, Montana to meet Master Drywaller, Lydia Crowder. Popularly known as @drywallshorty – Matt spends a day hands on learning about the trade. And spends most of his time doing the grunt work – mixing mud! Lydia gives Matt some insight into the…

5 Tips For Building An Indoor Pickleball Court

From The Build Show. Join Matt and Stephanie as they take you on a detailed tour, highlighting the advanced materials and technologies used in this impressive project. Explore the basement’s impressive space, designed for showcasing cars, featuring a unique sprung court floor and intricate lighting design. Move upstairs to the basketball and pickleball court area,…

Tips For Building An Indoor Pickleball Court

From The Build Show. Join Matt and Stephanie as they take you on a detailed tour, highlighting the advanced materials and technologies used in this impressive project. Explore the basement’s impressive space, designed for showcasing cars, featuring a unique sprung court floor and intricate lighting design. Move upstairs to the basketball and pickleball court area,…

Number 1 Dumbest HVAC System Mistake (Whoops)

From The Build Show. Learn why placing HVAC ducts outside your home is the number one biggest mistake in HVAC system design. Join Matt Risinger in this informative video as he explains the problems with exterior ducts, the building science behind the issue, and practical solutions for both new construction and remodeling projects. Matt discusses…

7 Things I Learned from this Female Builder in Utah

From The Build Show. Matt is in Salt Lake City with Stephanie Dailey at WAYNE MANOR, stephanie’s current project, where Matt learns a thing or two from this brilliant builder. 13:47 https://fittes.com/collections/all/products/flush-access-panel-luxe Subscribe and follow my Podcast on Apple or Spotify! Apple: https://apple.co/32AOwgU Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3FXNg4X Sign up for our twice-weekly newsletter: https://buildshownetwork.com/newsletter To sponsor a…

Crazy New Tools & Future Concrete Additives WOC Day 2

From The Build Show. Day two at World of Concrete did not disappoint. Matt and Tim Uhler check out the Dewalt and Diablo booth for some amazing advancements in batteries and drilling technology. There’s amazing concrete grinding, 3D Printing, light weight and sustainable rebar and even some things that can be life saving on the…

New, Interesting & Cool – World of Concrete Show 2024

From The Build Show. Matt travels to World of Concrete to find out what’s new in building in 2024! Watch Part 1 to see what’s new. What’s New 0:00 – Intro 0:40 – https://movexinnovation.com/ 2:27 – https://www.construction-robotics.com/ 5:16 – www.atlasrwi.com 8:37 – https://www.strongtie.com/ 12:43 – www.shop.mudmixer.com 14:38 – https://www.antstrailer.com/ 20:04 – www.stegoindustries.com 27:25 – www.dorken.com

PEX Pipe – 5 Connection Options

From The Build Show. Matt and Eric cover the 5 different flavors of Pex! What’s your preferred version?  Follow Matt on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/risingerbuild/ Follow Eric on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/mechanicalhub/ Subscribe and follow my Podcast on Apple or Spotify! Apple: https://apple.co/32AOwgU Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3FXNg4X Sign up for our twice-weekly newsletter: https://buildshownetwork.com/newsletter To sponsor a video or…

The 5 Flavors of PEX

From The Build Show. Matt and Eric cover the 5 different flavors of Pex! What’s your preferred version?  Follow Matt on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/risingerbuild/ Follow Eric on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/mechanicalhub/ Subscribe and follow my Podcast on Apple or Spotify! Apple: https://apple.co/32AOwgU Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3FXNg4X Sign up for our twice-weekly newsletter: https://buildshownetwork.com/newsletter To sponsor a video or…

2024 Top 7 Heat Pump Water Heaters Compared

From The Build Show. Looking for a new heat pump water heater? Matt goes into detail about some of the newest and upcoming heat pump water heaters on the market from big name brands. Learn about the pros and cons of 7 heat pump water heaters in this episode. No sponsors, ALL NERDERY. EPA Energy…

Schluter has the Holy Grail for Bathroom Remodeling

From The Build Show. How did we waterproof this bathroom? Check out this full system walk through on this Schluter tile system. Waterproofing, setting, and brand new Schluter products – stay tuned on this awesome remodel. Thanks to Schluter for sponsoring this video! Learn more about them here: https://www.schluter.com/schluter-us/en_US/ Products referenced: DITRA-HEAT-PS KERDI-BOARD-SNLT KERDI-LINE-VARIO KERDI-SHOWER-LTS…

Talking Trades – BUILD Original Series – Episode 1 with Mike and Sherry Holmes

From The Build Show. On this 13- episode BUILD Original Series, we will follow Matt Risinger as he travels the country visiting Build Show expert contributors Eric Aune, Lydia Crowder, Zack Dettmore and CJ Nielsen, each with a passion for high-performance homes. Trades covered include plumbing, heating, electrical, HVAC, carpentry, remodeling and drywall. This Build Show Original Series will…