Weather-Stripping Windows with V-Strip
An in-depth window study on six homes compares the effectiveness of plastic vs. metal weatherstripping.
Soft on the environment - and sometimes even soft to the touch - natural insulation products are filling a growing market niche. [continue reading]
Every new building technology comes with new problems along with its benefits, and structural insulated panels (SIPs) are no different. SIPs are made of rigid foam insulation sandwiched between ... [continue reading]
A new protocol shows how to make a valuable diagnostic test even more useful. [continue reading]
Research shows that homeowners invite mold growth and serious health risks with a finished basement that has moisture problems. [continue reading]
More builders are recognizing the benefits of building with structural insulated panels, yet unless the panels are properly installed, moisture buildup can create major problems. [continue reading]
An email came from Faith Morgan with a link to a documentary film called “Passive House Revolution,” produced ...
Training in building science and energy efficiency is essential to moving the house building industry forward into Net Zero Energy, ...