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The Dynamic American Wall

Started Sep 27, 2017 0 Replies

Capturing the building communities attention is not easy unless you have something new to share that is intuitive and offers real insight into air sealing and energy performance.Link below 43 Shares…Continue

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Framing production combined with air sealing

Building Tighter Homes with Gasketed FramingIf you follow our blog, you know that we talk quite a bit about building science. In fact, we wrote a primer on how builders can use building science to produce more durable, comfortable, and energy-efficient homes. We also share information on effective air sealing and blower door testing -- a pain point for some builders having…See More
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Michael Schettine posted a blog post

Framing production combined with air sealing

Building Tighter Homes with Gasketed FramingIf you follow our blog, you know that we talk quite a bit about building science. In fact, we wrote a primer on how builders can use building science to produce more durable, comfortable, and energy-efficient homes. We also share information on effective air sealing and blower door testing -- a pain point for some builders having…See More
Feb 15
Michael Schettine commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post Andrew Scatizzi- Stick to the Basics in New Construction
"http://information.insulationinstitute.org/blog/building-tighter-homes-with-gasketed-framing Above is a new solution that will get you 3 ACH . Nice post."
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Legends of Home Performance: John Straube, Professor, University of Waterloo, Prin. RDH Building Science Inc

"A puzzling observation in general. Why with thousands of tests performed on common stick-frame walls via ASTMe283 and the fact that thousands of those samples display the same poor results that common walls leak air like a faucet without a…"
Oct 26, 2017
Michael Schettine replied to John Shillito's discussion Moisture/Mold on rim joist; in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"The problem is that when allowing moist ambient outside air to enter the rim box it meets with conditioned air and condensation starts. Same as walls.  Stop the air leakage and mold isn't allowed to flourish. This is best done with…"
Oct 12, 2017
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Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
Oct 12, 2017
Michael Schettine replied to Dannie Jackson's discussion Green Built Ranch House
"Hello Dannie: We know the air-sealing works extremely well, qualified by two top US labs. and New York State Energy Agency to reduce air intrusion in walls by over 80%.        www.accuframe.com We know from…"
Oct 4, 2017
Michael Schettine replied to Dannie Jackson's discussion Green Built Ranch House
"3d modeling has a lot to offer but has a way to go when it comes to its higher potential. Imagine for a moment the 3d model organizes the framing data to print a 2d template of how to construct the building?  That template would bridge the gap…"
Oct 3, 2017
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The Dynamic American wall

Capturing the building communities attention is not easy unless you have something new to share that is intuitive and offers real insight into air sealing and energy performance.Link below 43 Shares 162 Likes has reached that watermark.  http://information.insulationinstitute.org/blog/a-solution-for-the-dynamic-wall-1See More
Sep 27, 2017
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"Hi Michael, This would be great information to share in the Forum Discussions. Please feel free to post it here: http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/forum/topic/new?target=http%3A%2F%2Fhomeenergypros.lbl.gov%2Fforum"
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"Hi Michael, Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for…"
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Framing production combined with air sealing

Posted on February 15, 2018 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Building Tighter Homes with Gasketed Framing

If you follow our blog, you know that we talk quite a bit about building science. In fact, we wrote a primer on how builders can use building science to produce more durable, comfortable, and energy-efficient homes. We also share…

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At 8:56am on September 27, 2017, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Michael,

This would be great information to share in the Forum Discussions. Please feel free to post it here: http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/forum/topic/new?target=http%3A%2F%2Fhomeenergypros.lbl.gov%2Fforum

At 9:45am on September 26, 2017, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Michael,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

Don't forget to upload your profile photo.

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