A New Way to Reduce Multifamily Air Leakage
While tight exterior envelopes have become standard for single-family homes, they have been slow to reach the multifamily sector. Multifamily buildings have many of the same leakage paths as houses, as well as additional paths ...
SHARC stands for sewer heat recovery, and the system has been proven effective in the apartments and common areas for residents of the Seven35 Building in North Vancouver, British Columbia. [continue reading]
In the 1880s, Baltimore’s hulking mill complexes sprang up along the Jones Falls stream, forming the industrial center of a bustling city until the early 1900s. Union Mill turned out cotton duck (commonly ... [continue reading]
Big data has been making the rounds as a buzz phrase lately. Private companies and municipal governments have been developing new approaches to informed decision making based on firm evidence. Municipalities across the country and ... [continue reading]
While the multifamily energy upgrade process is long, it can be divided into manageable steps. [continue reading]
By reducing the off-delay interval to 30 seconds, a building owner can see energy savings of more than 75%. [continue reading]
As part of a coalition of residential energy efficiency organizations including the Association for Energy Affordability, Inc. (AEA), Building Performance ...
The concept for this document came from members of the AIACC, who are embracing the architect’s role in ...