Building Science Summer Camp 2014
This summer, about 500 of brightest minds in the science of construction attended...
Solving for Comfort With a 'Smart' Thermostat
Tracking temperature, humidity, set point, and equipment runtime can uncover the...
Choosing a Whole-House Ventilation Strategy
An update on current standards and how to meet them
A Passive House Consultant's Toolkit
In addition to the training, here are the tools you'll need to design a Passive...
Monitoring Home Performance
Certain home performance problems are hard to catch because you may not be at the...
More Than 'Tips' Needed to Improve Energy Efficiency
A thorough, step-by-step analysis that treats the home as an integrated system is the only route to true performance improvements, including lower energy bills and better indoor air quality.
Stucco Rainscreen – Delta Dry Stucco & Stone Review
How can we build a stucco assembly that will be just as durable and “safe” as a traditional siding house?
Building a Passive House for the First Time
Builder Farley Pedler delves into high-efficiency Passive House construction by...
Why 'Energy-Saving' Tips Suck
The truth is that commonly espoused energy-saving tips are worthless. We look at...
A Look Through European Windows
A behind-the-scenes look at the materials and methods used in making...