Microhousing: A Lived and Learned Experience

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Microhousing: A Lived and Learned Experience

Living within your means has always been prudent—but what happens when you take this to an extreme? Microhousing has become more and more popular over the last few years, receiving more time in ...

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Microhousing: A Lived and Learned Experience

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September 05, 2017

Living within your means has always been prudent—but what happens when you take this to an extreme? Microhousing has become more and more popular over the last few years, receiving more time in ... [continue reading]

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A New Way to Reduce Multifamily Air Leakage

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August 06, 2017

While tight exterior envelopes have become standard for single-family homes, they have been slow to reach the multifamily sector. Multifamily buildings have many of the same leakage paths as houses, as well as additional paths ... [continue reading]

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Digital Gauge Calibration Is Key For Unparalleled Pressure And Flow Reading Accuracy

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August 02, 2017

[SPONSORED CONTENT] The Energy Conservatory shares the basics of gauge calibration and specifications, and how these factors influenced its DG-1000 design [continue reading]

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Air-Sealing Tips for Efficiency That Lasts // Part 4: Protect Your Air Barrier

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May 24, 2017

This is part 4 of a series that describes how to air seal the most difficult parts of buildings. A service cavity and vented rainscreen promote durable airtightness. [continue reading]

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Air-Sealing Tips for Efficiency That Lasts // Part 3: Planning for Intentional (and Some Unintentional) Holes in the Air Barrier

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May 16, 2017

This is part 3 of a series that describes how to air seal the most difficult parts of buildings. We’ve emphasized throughout this series that continuity is the top priority for your air barrier. ... [continue reading]

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Air-Sealing Tips for Efficiency That Lasts // Part 2: Continuous Means Continuous

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April 19, 2017

This is part 2 of a series that describes how to air seal the most difficult parts of buildings. Chris Corson, of EcoCor High Performance Buildings, likes to say that when you’re thinking about ... [continue reading]

Updating Existing Windows with Window Film Offers More Immediate Benefits

Darrell Smith, IWFA

Updating Existing Windows with Window Film Offers More Immediate Benefits

To save money on a building’s energy costs, window replacement may not be a smart move, according to ...

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