The Ideal Quality Control Inspector
Many years ago I had the privilege of knowing Hector Romulus Demmel, a French Canadian backwoods guide who could do just about everything. He was an extraordinary fisherman, even though he didn’t like ...
Promoters of whole-house diagnostics and construction have always puzzled over one question: how can you get subcontractors with expertise in various areas to work together, ensuring that the various systems they are responsible for (insulation, framing, HVAC, windows) work with all the other systems in a house? [continue reading]
Feeling victorious in the war on cigarettes, state affiliates of the American Lung Association (ALA) are taking on indoor air pollution. [continue reading]
At some building trade shows, attendees are more interested in the new line of V-8 trucks than in anything related to green building and energy efficiency. [continue reading]
Nearly 1,000 participants and presenters assembled in downtown Chicago this past April for the Affordable Comfort '97 conference. [continue reading]
The North East Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) hosted the 13th Annual Quality Building Conference in Cromwell, Connecticut on March 12-15. [continue reading]
There has been a lot of interest of late in the weatherization and broader home performance community in putting a ...
There’s no doubt that building to Passive House standards results in energy consumption that’s about 70 to 80 ...