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Carl Seville: Is it Time to Stop Insulating?

Most of the familiar insulation products are under mild to moderate clouds. Batt insulation, in general, is a challenge to install correctly; fiberglass is carcinogenic; spray foam may be a health... Read more

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Helping Architects, Contractors, and Homeowners Get Greener

Carl Seville on how running his mouth in public about green building sometimes gets him work. Read more ...   Read more

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How Energy Codes for New Buildings Can Apply to Existing Homes

Using the International Energy Conservation Code as a guide for improving existing buildings. Read more

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Trade Partner Checklists
Trade Partner Checklists

These checklists provide guidelines that help your trade contractors... Read more

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Next for Home Efficiency: Performance-Based Standards
Next for Home Efficiency: Performance-Based Standards

Industry insiders believe the major drivers of home-efficiency... Read more

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The Insulation Empire Strikes Back

"Carl Seville was amused, and maybe a little surprised, to find a snail-mail letter from the NAIMA, the North American Insulation Manufacturers Association, in his mailbox recently." (... Read more

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How to “Cheat” at LEED: Part 2

Now that all of you who read the first column in this series think you are experts at working the LEED for Homes system, Carl Seville shows you some of the points that are much... Read more

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Green Building Curmudgeon: LEED for Homes Online Scoring Tool Needs a Lot More Work

In his blog, Carl Seville gives his assessment of the positive aspects – and what needs more work – in the U.S. Green Building Council’s online scoring tool for LEED for Homes. After months of... Read 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. Read more

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Honorable mention green remodeling design award

This beautiful brick bungalow sits in the middle of a historic Atlanta neighborhood designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted. Remodeler and green consultant Carl Seville... Read more

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Educating homeowners about green remodeling
Educating homeowners about green remodeling

Carl Seville, a former remodeler and current consultant on... Read 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. Read more

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Green From the Start: Steps to Sustainable Remodeling

CARL SEVILLE: It takes only a bit of extra effort to create a truly sustainable remodel. And that effort is worth it, both in terms of client satisfaction and the benefit to the environment. Read 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. Read more

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What's the Problem With Green Remodeling?

CARL SEVILLE: The single biggest obstacle to green remodeling is ignorance. Don't accept the status quo. Read more

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