The Unexpected Energy Benefits of Mechanically Vented Crawl Spaces
The debate on how best to treat crawl spaces has gone on for decades, and the building codes regulating crawl space design have constantly evolved. For a long time the entrenched thinking was to rely ...
A Canadian program tests the efficiency and future potential of residential combined heat and power systems at its residential building test center. [continue reading]
The number of concrete homes is growing, and now there is software available to correctly size HVAC equipment in these homes. In 1993, the above-grade concrete wall market for single-family detached ... [continue reading]
New tests for duct tape include testing the strapping that holds duct connections together and testing the longevity of duct sealants. [continue reading]
With metal roofing systems becoming more popular for new construction and retrofits, the Florida Solar Energy Center wanted to learn more about these roofing systems and their effect on thermal performance. [continue reading]
Not all evaporative coolers are created equal. Modern machines operate more efficiently and with much less fuss than the old swamp coolers did. [continue reading]
At the ACI National Conference this year, I was remiss that there was no official presence of Women in ...
In recent years, DOE has developed the DOE Guidelines for Building Science Education - a set of job-specific ...