Fixing Wet Basements and Crawl Spaces
A whole-house approach still holds true for a sometimes-forgotten space.
When coal-burning gravity furnaces were common, people spoke of feeding the "monster in the basement." The monster seemed defanged when gas and oil replaced coal, but still appeared fearsome. [continue reading]
When air handlers and ducts are located in buffer zones like basements, energy and air quality problems associated with duct leaks--as well as the diagnostic procedures employed to evaluate them--tend to be quite complex and problematic. [continue reading]
Training in building science and energy efficiency is essential to moving the house building industry forward into Net Zero Energy, ...
Weatherization is about more than just energy efficiency. It has always been about the health and comfort of the weatherized ...