Terry Nordbye

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Air-Sealing Without Foam Air-Sealing Without Foam

Tape is best, but the right caulk can also provide a tough, reliable seal Read more

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The Best Air-Sealing Tips and Tricks for Homebuilding and Remodeling

Use specialized tools and materials and a methodical approach. Read more

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Building a Simple Passive House Building a Simple Passive House

In September 2009 I completed a deep energy retrofit on a small house in Point Reyes Station, Calif., some 50 miles north of San Francisco. Read more

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A Cost-Effective Energy Retrofit A Cost-Effective Energy Retrofit

With careful air-sealing and the right insulation details, a leaky older home becomes a tight and thrifty one. Read more

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