Preparing for Climate Change
Home performance, long seen as a tool for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, can also help individuals and communities adapt to climate change. To be effective in this role, the home performance industry must itself learn ...
About 15 years ago researchers started applying scientific methods and instruments to the study of buildings. [continue reading]
For the best ventilation performance, whole-house air distribution is key. [continue reading]
Crawlspace Condensation Q:I was called to a doublewide mobile home to investigate a problem with a 4- year-old duct system (the original duct system was ... [continue reading]
It may sound like a tabloid news story, but building science researchers have found that simply closing a bedroom door can create serious safety, comfort, and health problems in a home. [continue reading]
How do we regulate the amounts of indoor air pollutants that are allowed to build up in the houses we live in? The answer is: We don't. [continue reading]
Monthly utility costs, maintenance costs, comfort, and healthy indoor air are as important as a price tag when it comes to affordable housing. [continue reading]
The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is pleased to announce the four newly-elected members of the 2017 Board of Directors.
There has been a lot of interest of late in the weatherization and broader home performance community in putting a ...