Energy-Saving Strategies - Think Again
The rules regarding home energy savings are changing. New technologies and shifting realities are showing us that many of the old energy-saving dictums are now obsolete. If, for instance, you look at the top energy-saving ...
In order for ducts within conditioned spaces to be effective, builders need to establish an effective air barrier around them. [continue reading]
A new flow meter is easier to use than a Duct Blaster, and more accurate than the temperature rise method. [continue reading]
Field inspections of gas ranges and laboratory tests provide the basis for a proposed CO emissions testing protocol. [continue reading]
New aerosol spray technology can allow weatherization crews to seal even tiny duct leaks in places that are difficult to reach using conventional methods. [continue reading]
With the ill effects of poor indoor air quality often in the news these days, it pays to design and build a house that's healthy from the start. [continue reading]
Smart building design and construction professionals know that a building is more than a sum of its parts—it&...
I've had a decades-long love affair with dumb, passive houses. Passive. As in do-nothing. I love the design challenge ...