Weather-Stripping Windows with V-Strip

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Weather-Stripping Windows with V-Strip

An in-depth window study on six homes compares the effectiveness of plastic vs. metal weatherstripping.

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Crawlspace Solutions

Author: Vic Aleshire
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May 01, 2004

Crawlspaces in climates that have temperatures below 32ºF are minibasements and should not be treated otherwise. [continue reading]

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A Conditioned Crawlspace Checklist

Author: Jim LaRue
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May 01, 2004

Experience is the best teacher, when it comes to crawlspaces. [continue reading]

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Natural Insulation Products

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September 01, 2003

Soft on the environment - and sometimes even soft to the touch - natural insulation products are filling a growing market niche. [continue reading]

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A Serious Challenge to a New Building Technology

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January 01, 2003

        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]

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Zone Pressure Diagnostics

Author: David Bohac
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May 01, 2002

A new protocol shows how to make a valuable diagnostic test even more useful. [continue reading]

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Dry Notes from the Underground

Author: Don Fugler
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March 01, 2002

Research shows that homeowners invite mold growth and serious health risks with a finished basement that has moisture problems. [continue reading]

New Brochure From Independent Rating Agency Shows How To  Evaluate Window Films

Steve Capoccia

New Brochure From Independent Rating Agency Shows How To Evaluate Window Films

Homeowners may continue to enjoy their single pane glass windows and gain energy efficient advantages for up to 80% ...

Taming the Other Energy Hog Lurking in the Basement

Joanna Mauer

Taming the Other Energy Hog Lurking in the Basement

Last summer, DOE issued new efficiency standards for furnace fans, which are a little-known energy hog that may be lurking ...

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