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Ventilation for Better Buildings: Is My Home Too Tight?

Say you’re building, or living in, a high-performance house with a well-sealed, well-insulated envelope. Sometime, somewhere, someone is going to ask the question, "Doesn't a house need to breathe?"

Where Does Your Town Rate in the 3rd Annual Ranking of America's Sweatiest Cities?

For those dreading the long, hot summer days, there are easy and affordable options to help keep your cool this season.

EEBA takes summit to new level

Annual event revamped with stronger focus on high-performance building

Proud Green Home of Louisville Dazzles Local Media

In two months of spring and summer the home produced as much energy as it used.

Gas Tankless Water Heaters Need Proper Venting

Tankless water heaters have come a long way, capable of suppling your entire home with hot water. However, if you purchase a gas model you need to provide a source of fresh air to your gas unit for combustion and an exhaust route for the carbon monoxide produced.

Why High End Homes Need To Think Ventilation First

Ventilation is part of a strategy to maintain a high quality indoor living environment. Your high end home should be adding to your quality of life, not increasing your chances of poor health. There are three elements to a good indoor air quality strategy: ventilate, eliminate and filtrate.

HVAC Q&A: Mini Splits on the Move

Once the domain of add-on HVAC for remodeling or additions, ductless mini splits are now moving into the mainstream.

Harvard HouseZero Project Requires No HVAC or Daytime Electric Light

The renovation of the stick-built house will demonstrate how to transform this challenging building stock into a prototype of ultra-efficiency.

7 Strategies to Keep In Mind When Building a Green Home

Many homeowners are looking for ways to live more sustainably. Green homes provide a solution to many of environmental challenges by saving energy, reducing water consumption, and protecting human health. When properly constructed they can save money, enhance comfort, and promote health by avoiding exposure to toxins and contaminants.


7 strategies to consider for building green

Ventilation key for designing better buildings

How to Sustainably Remodel Your Home

By choosing to remodel, you have already made a green choice.

The Importance of Attic Ventilation

While it may seem counterintuitive to insulate an attic for warmth and then install vents that allow outside air in, ventilating your attic is key to reducing moisture, avoiding mold and preventing the formation of ice dams.

Sustainable Design: Proud Green Home of Louisville

The Proud Green Home of Louisville is a sustainable, high performance home that will earn certification from multiple green building organizations.

Air Quality: Proud Green Home of Louisville

The Proud Green Home of Louisville was designed and constructed with healthy living in mind.

3 Tips for Environmentally Friendly Bathroom Remodeling

More than any other room in the house, bathrooms are resource hogs.

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