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Contemporary "Proud Green Home" at Serenbe: Construction Update

WEEK 5: Jodi and I spent a day last week at Serenbe, which is not complete without a stop at the Blue Eyed Daisy for a grilled Pimento Che…

Started by Chris Laumer-Giddens

0 Dec 11, 2012

Improved Energy Codes, Diminishing Return, & a New Performance Baseline

It wasn't long ago that the EPA's ENERGY STAR New Homes Program created an uproar in the residential building community by releasing Versio…

Started by Chris Laumer-Giddens

0 Oct 2, 2012

Part II: Designing for High Performance, Controlling Heat Flow in Slab-On-Grade

In Part I of this series on designing for high performance, we discussed the control of moisture flow at foundations. We showed you this de…

Started by Chris Laumer-Giddens

0 Aug 15, 2012

Designing for High Performance: Slab-On-Grade, Part I – Controlling Moisture Flow

We’re just a few weeks away from a computer generated, self-guided interactive virtual tour of the Serenbe Residence. We’re using REVIT sof…

Started by Chris Laumer-Giddens

0 Aug 13, 2012

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Whats the Consensus of this group Define "Energy Efficiency"

Started by Barry NewDelman. Last reply by John Nicholas Jan 16, 2014. 1 Reply

No More "Damn Architects!" - The Case for Integrated Design

Started by Chris Laumer-Giddens. Last reply by Dennis Heidner Jan 16, 2014. 6 Replies

Energy Efficient Design for the not so rich

Started by James McGarvey. Last reply by Greg La Vardera Apr 11, 2013. 7 Replies

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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Sean Lintow proposed rails and clips (re: first comment in this discussion), but in the context of…"
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Brad Cook replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"I missed where the suggestion for rails came in. The plywood would not need any rails. 4+ inches is…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"I'm a little confused about the necessity and purpose of using support rails if working on…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"If you insulate master bedroom and family room from below, you definitely need more R-value than…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Brad, I was only talking about using EPS between the ridges, if necessary, to conform to bolts.…"
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Brad Cook replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"It kind of depends on the PIC. Not all insulation is made the same. Here in VT (and all of New…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Filling those shallow valleys with rigid foam not only prevents primary foam panels from…"
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Brad Cook replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Bill, you just posted a number of responses in different areas of the thread. I will try to respond…"
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