Overcoming Obstacles to Advanced Air Sealing

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Overcoming Obstacles to Advanced Air Sealing

We all know the basics of energy efficiency. Air seal high in the building, then low, then insulate. Seems simple, right? Stop the air from leaking into or out of the building. Save money. Increase ...

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Air-Sealing Tips for Efficiency That Lasts // Part 3: Planning for Intentional (and Some Unintentional) Holes in the Air Barrier

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May 16, 2017

This is part 3 of a series that describes how to air seal the most difficult parts of buildings. We’ve emphasized throughout this series that continuity is the top priority for your air barrier. ... [continue reading]

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Air-Sealing Tips for Efficiency That Lasts // Part 2: Continuous Means Continuous

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April 19, 2017

This is part 2 of a series that describes how to air seal the most difficult parts of buildings. Chris Corson, of EcoCor High Performance Buildings, likes to say that when you’re thinking about ... [continue reading]

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Trailer Treasure—Affordable Housing, Green Living, Community, Income in an Unlikely Place

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February 29, 2016

The American dream of homeownership for all is not particularly healthy these days. Housing prices in some areas have already returned to pre-Great Recession (2006) levels. According to the Trulia real estate website, the median price ... [continue reading]

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Selling Comfort and Providing Energy Efficiency

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February 23, 2016

On a mission to help people make homes more energy efficient? So are we. Indow sells and installs interior window inserts in homes that help homeowners stay warmer in the winter and cooler in ... [continue reading]

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Attics & Crawl Spaces

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December 29, 2015

Attics and crawls are not appendages but integral organs of the system [continue reading]

Equity and Climate: A Solution for Home Rentals

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Equity and Climate: A Solution for Home Rentals

Lack of affordable housing and energy burdens plague many people and communities. Cities throughout the United States are looking for ...

Decarbonizing Buildings for All

Laurie Stone

Decarbonizing Buildings for All

Lowering carbon emissions from the buildings sector (which producesnearly 40 percentof US carbon emissions) is a crucial part of ...

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