Greg Labbe
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Company
BlueGreen Consulting Group Inc.
Professional Certification
CEA, BSc., CET
Professional Interests
Passive house buildings, energy consulting at large, residential comfort and ice dam diagnostics.
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http://www.bluegreengroup.ca
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http://www.bluegreengroup.ca/blog/
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@bluegreengroup
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ca.linkedin.com/pub/greg-labbé/21/849/872/

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Technical Tape Desecration

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 11:33am 1 Comment

Lets face it – building science is pushing the performance of adhesive tapes to a new levels and though I can’t profess to have my daughters’ ability in making fashionable duct tape purses,  I have been know to mis-apply good tape to get me out of a bind! I think Red Green would be impressed!

If you send me your photos, I…

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New Air Tightness Record in Ontario (Dare I say Canada?)

Posted on May 6, 2014 at 4:51pm 5 Comments

It happened again yesterday: a new record (tell me if you know of a tighter house in Ontario if not Canada!) for air tightness was broken in Oakville by Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC) Ed Marion of Passive House Ontario.

And this was just a pre-drywall test, so it can only get better from here.…

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A call to Builders and Architects: Does the Homeowner Know You’re a Blowerdoor Virgin?

Posted on April 9, 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments

When setting out to build an efficient house, the elephant in the room is air tightness. Industry is resisting mandated air tightness testing if thresholds are introduced meanwhile building codes are ratcheting up efficiency on all fronts except air tightness. Having debunked the myth that “a house needs to breath” its becoming painfully obvious to any building scientist that the lowest hanging fruit on the efficiency tree isn’t geothermal but simply producing a more air tight…

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Air Leakage Testing a New Off-Grid High Performance House

Posted on November 12, 2013 at 2:30pm 2 Comments

We had the great pleasure of air leakage testing a new off-grid, high performance house last week. It was the most air tight building we’d ever tested!

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Situated on a hill overlooking the sweep of the Saugeen River below.

Builder Steven…

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At 9:22pm on October 29, 2013, tedkidd said…

LOL.  Greg, sometimes you just have to take some chances...  The house is literally 1.3 blocks away from my house, so the risk was pretty small.  

This summer I pulled the disconnect on one of the AC units.  That risk is bigger as the thing is on the garage roof...

At 3:43pm on November 15, 2010, Diane Chojnowski said…
Hi Greg,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros!

We invite you to join or start a forum discussion, group or blog and to add your upcoming events, photos, and energy efficiency related videos.

Make sure to add your location to the Member Map! We'd like to see Canada represented!

Thanks,
Diane,
Home Energy Pros Moderator
At 11:02am on November 7, 2010, Carol A. Markell said…
Hi Greg
Welcome
Are you going to make to ACI in SF next year?
Carol
 
 
 

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