Carl Seville

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Increase Profits: Home Performance for the Long Haul

Instead of trying to create a separate business or division focusing on home performance, perhaps remodelers should incorporate the principles into all their work. If there are incentive programs that help offset some costs, thatís a nice bonus, but home performance remodeling can provide long-term benefits for everyone involved. More

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Is Green Remodeling Catching on With Homeowners?

Similar to the way in which design/build took time to catch on with consumers in the 1980s, Carl Seville compares how the current struggle to get homeowners to embrace sustainable design practices is taking time to gain momentum. More

What the Updated International Energy Conservation Code Means for You
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What the Updated International Energy Conservation Code Means for You

The IECC has been updated and is sure to affect the remodeling industry. To what... More

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Greening in Place: How Aging in Place and Energy Efficiency Go Hand in Hand

CARL SEVILLE on how energy efficiency and green remodeling provide benefits for older people and those with physical disabilities. More

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Updated Energy Codes Stress 30% Energy Savings Goals -- How Will This Affect Remodelers?

Assessing the effects of the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code on the remodeling industry. More

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Before and After: Home for Life Remodel

Remodelers can play a key role in helping baby boomers stay in their current homes by making those homes more accessible and livable for all occupants regardless of age or ability. More

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Making Sense of All the Available Green Certifications

Sustainable building certifications are many and varied. We help you make sense of the options available. More

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Giving the Green Light: A Remodeler Uses His Own Home as a Green Test Case Giving the Green Light: A Remodeler Uses His Own Home as a Green Test Case

A remodeler uses his own home to train himself and his crew in specific green practices so he can better inform clients. More

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Don't Forget Green in K&B

Tips for energy-efficient design for kitchens and baths including proper ventilation and air sealing. More

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Science and Building: Fully Integrating Building Science Into Remodeling

CARL SEVILLE: Rather than being an afterthought or sideline to a remodeling project, building science should be integral to every remodel, right from the beginning of the process. More

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