Preparing for Climate Change

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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 ...

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Dealing with Mold in Damaged Homes

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June 08, 2006

The longer mold grows, the greater the potential hazard and the harder it is to control. [continue reading]

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Moisture, Leaks, and Pressures in Mobile Homes

Author: Cal Steiner
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March 02, 2006

The first challenge is to determine whether the problem is moisture condensing in the ceiling, or a roof leak, or both. To find out, look for penetrations in surfaces. [continue reading]

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Wet Georgia Crawlspace

Author: Iain Walker
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January 01, 2006

Wet Georgia Crawlspace        Q. I have too much moisture in the crawlspace of my 1971 single-level brick home in west central Georgia. Can you recommend a method to lower the moisture ... [continue reading]

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Home Performance Meets Green Renovation

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November 01, 2005

The EarthCraft House Renovation program gives existing homes the green treatment. [continue reading]

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Make Room for the Caddy

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March 01, 2005

Since homes continue to be built with attached garages - with no change in sight - builders and contractors need to understand how to minimize the risk of CO poisoning. [continue reading]

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Toxic Mold

Author: Iain Walker
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January 01, 2005

                      Q.We just moved into a brand-new house in April, and paid more than twice what we paid ... [continue reading]

Is the Perfect Wall Realistic?

Eric Werling

Is the Perfect Wall Realistic?

Wrong question. The right question is what can we do to help builders design and construct more perfect walls without ...

The Greenest Building is the One That's Already Built

Andy Heikkila

The Greenest Building is the One That's Already Built

It’s become more apparent over the last five to ten years that the amount of energy we’...

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