Infrared  Thermography

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Infrared Thermography

An expert explains how to get high quality and helpful thermographs when conditions are not ideal.

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Infrared Thermography

Author: John Snell
May 03, 2010

An expert explains how to get high quality and helpful thermographs when conditions are not ideal. [continue reading]

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Carpenter's Omission

Author: Zolton Cohen
May 06, 2009

My wife and I moved into our 1917 American Foursquare house 21 years ago. Before the first winter, we had a contractor blow the sidewalls full of insulation. While he was doing the job, he remarked that ... [continue reading]

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What Were They Thinking?

March 09, 2009

Clothes Dryer Mistakes [continue reading]

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Fixing Air Leakage in Connecticut Town Houses

July 01, 2008

After energy improvements were made to some town houses, a second look revealed big opportunities for energy and money savings. [continue reading]

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Missteps with Mold

Author: Bill Boles
July 01, 2002

Building professionals should follow a thorough mold and IAQ investigative protocol when they tackle mold remediation cases. [continue reading]

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Remediating Mold: A Clip-Out Checklist for Building Professionals

Author: Gloria Fultz
July 01, 2002

        Diagnosing and remedying mold and moisture problems requires good detective skills, proper safety precautions, and a working knowledge of the best practices for mold cleanup and building rehabilitation. Before ... [continue reading]

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Valuing Air Barriers

Author: Duncan Hill
September 01, 2001

Without national or local codes or regulations to mandate well-sealed apartment buildings, selling the cost benefit of tight building practices is key. [continue reading]

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Frozen Pipes Dilemmas: The Hard Cold Facts of Insulation Effectiveness and Building Tightness

January 01, 2001

When the air temperature inside the heated space is cold enough to freeze plumbing, clearly there's a problem. [continue reading]

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