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Major Surgery for a Failing Fat Wall

The worst decades for building science weren’t in the 1800s; they were late 1970s... More

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Vermont Modular Builder Shoots for Net Zero

Targeting flood-damaged trailer parks, Vermont’s VerMod, Inc., is replacing some... More

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Electric Water Heating for a Low-Load Home

Installing an electric tankless water heater proves to be cost-effective and... More

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A Passive House Consultant's Toolkit

In addition to the training, here are the tools you'll need to design a Passive... More

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Working With Roxul Insulation

Choosing insulation for a high-performance home in Northern Vermont requires... More

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Cold Snap Tests High-Performance Homes

Cold snaps and power failures have triggered a moment of truth for advanced... More

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Vermont Windows

Examples of angled gable-end windows, called "Vermont Windows"—a unique feature of... More

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Prep to Finish Student Workshop: Spray & Backroll Finish

Students are taught ceiling spray/backroll methods using air assisted airless... More

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New Or Old, FEMA Flood Maps Don't Please Everyone

Expansive new FEMA flood zones have New York and New Jersey residents complaining.... More

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Getting Started in Infrared Thermography

During the late 1970s and early 1980s, I supervised residential insulation... More

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