Building Performance

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Moisture Protection for Walls

Doug Horgan dives into a range of practical solutions for draining and drying... More

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A Trade School Triumphs Over Colleges

How a construction program for at-risk youth in Salinas, Calif. beat out top... More

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Queen of Zero: Going to Scale With Panel Construction

Nicole Tysvaer explains why SIPs, the building enclosure of JLC Case Study home,... More

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High Performance From the Ground Up

As construction begins on the Queen of Zero JLC case study home, contributing... More

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A Better Whole-House HEPA Filtration Solution

Travis Brungardt provides practical guidance on installing an indoor air... More

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Queen of Zero: Getting HVAC Right in a Tight House

Nicole Tysvaer dives into the design considerations that are in play for the hvac... More

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Deep Energy Retrofit: Insulation and Thermal Decoupling

Philip Armand explores how to dial-in insulation levels in a deep energy retrofit,... More

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Code-Built vs. Zero Energy Ready

In her latest post on the Queen of Zero project, Nicole Tysvaer examines what it... More

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Sleuthing Out Moisture

Zeroing in on the causes of elevated moisture in buildings More

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Queen of Zero: A JLC Case Study Home

This Queen Anne Victorian merges historic architecture with a net-zero standard of... More

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