Comparing and Contrasting Residential Green-Building Certifications
In residential construction—much more than in commercial construction—there are a surprising number of green building rating systems. These systems have different criteria to rate green buildings. This leaves homebuyers, builders, and ...
What you’re doing is going to make all of our work worthwhile,” a colleague said to me as I packed my things up following a recent presentation. This vote of confidence came ... [continue reading]
To increase cooling efficiency in hot climates, trainers are taking the whole-house approach where it hasn't gone before. [continue reading]
Alaska Name/address Description/Certification Areas of Training Alaska Building Science Network P.O. Box 111097 Anchorage, AK 99511 Tel: (907)562-9927 Fax: (907)770-5412 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site:www.absn.com Residential building science-based ... [continue reading]
Those who are charged with enforcing building performance standards in Canada's newest territory have miles to go before they begin. [continue reading]
The annual Affordable Comfort conference, which took place this spring in Chicago, was an occasion to indulge in information overload and have a bit of fun. [continue reading]
It's been over a year now since Home Energy and Affordable Comfort, Incorporated launched The Telltale House, a traveling exhibit that demonstrates how HVAC systems, exhaust fans, and combustion devices interact in a typical home. [continue reading]
Recently we got the opportunity to speak with Risa Edelstein, an expert on barrier seaming with adhesive tape. Edelstein is ...
A new building envelope sealing technology designed to effectively seal the outer shell of homes and buildings was unveiled today ...