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High Density Foam -- Any Incidents of Cracking in Frame Walls as Studs Dry/Twist?
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Just had a convo with a cold climate builder who said he has had concerns about the viability of the continuity of the air/vapour barrier created by using high-density foam in frame walls where…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Beyer Jul 31, 2014.

 

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tedkidd commented on Shawna Henderson's blog post Sales funnels are funny shaped things
"Nice Venn Diagram. Product sales vs Consultative Solutions sales. We like the Sandler Selling System. For those interested in a light intro check out his book; "You Can't Teach a Kid to Ride A Bike At a Seminar"."
Jan 29
Shawna Henderson's blog post was featured

Sales funnels are funny shaped things

One challenge seems to be at the forefront of a lot of the discussions I'm having with colleagues and associates these last few weeks is sales. Closing sales. Making the sale. Getting some traction...getting any movement at all...Mark Mitchell is a sales and marketing consultant for the building materials industry who writes a good blog. I have been reading Mark's blog for a little while now, diving into the archives and really finding…See More
Jan 29
Shawna Henderson posted a blog post

Sales funnels are funny shaped things

One challenge seems to be at the forefront of a lot of the discussions I'm having with colleagues and associates these last few weeks is sales. Closing sales. Making the sale. Getting some traction...getting any movement at all...Mark Mitchell is a sales and marketing consultant for the building materials industry who writes a good blog. I have been reading Mark's blog for a little while now, diving into the archives and really finding…See More
Jan 26
Shawna Henderson posted a status
"Retweeted Blue House Energy (@BlueHseNRG): Introducing our new partner: Green Home Institute: http://t.co/ptRE1Y3qeE"
Jan 23
Shawna Henderson's blog post was featured

Drainage Planes and Rotting Buildings

We had some serious problems with rotting in buildings that were constructed in the period 1980 and 2000s. ‘Leaky Condo Crisis’ reached fever pitch in Vancouver, BC and surrounding region (excellent Wikipedia entry details the problems, the situation and the fallout here.In a nutshell, SoCal dry-hot climate details (no rainscreen, no overhangs) that look so…See More
Jan 21
Shawna Henderson posted a blog post

Drainage Planes and Rotting Buildings

We had some serious problems with rotting in buildings that were constructed in the period 1980 and 2000s. ‘Leaky Condo Crisis’ reached fever pitch in Vancouver, BC and surrounding region (excellent Wikipedia entry details the problems, the situation and the fallout here.In a nutshell, SoCal dry-hot climate details (no rainscreen, no overhangs) that look so…See More
Jan 15
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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
Jan 13
Shawna Henderson commented on Home Energy Magazine's blog post What's Reasonable Versus What's Heroic
"Ann - is there anyone producing wool insulation in North America? Next two projects for the Let's Try it at Home Club for me: attic air sealing/insulation upgrade (will be v. interested in the Product X results), and we've had some…"
Jan 13
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Building Science Online Training Just Got More Affordable

Hey 2015! Here at Blue House Energy, we've a big thanks to everyone who took our Building Science Basics online course in 2014. We've been praised us to the skies <blush> for the quality of our work. We want to give more folks access to affordable, on-demand training. So, our Good Thing just became a Great Deal: our course fees are cut in half!Register here. If you took Building Science Basics in 2014, we're…See More
Jan 13
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Dec 4, 2014
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Blue House Energy Online Education

"Thanks for the shout out, Tom! We're very excited to be working with Brett Little and GHI. All sorts of plans in the works for building out our training offering."
Dec 4, 2014
Shawna Henderson's blog post was featured

More 'clean' products that might not make the grade

While hard-surface flooring is on every list for improving indoor air quality, the type of hard-surface flooring may be problematic, especially if your clients' health is already compromised.This article on formaldehyde levels in laminate flooring emphatically waves the health flag. The article is based on testing of Chinese-made laminate flooring. The…See More
Oct 14, 2014
Shawna Henderson posted a blog post

More 'clean' products that might not make the grade

While hard-surface flooring is on every list for improving indoor air quality, the type of hard-surface flooring may be problematic, especially if your clients' health is already compromised.This article on formaldehyde levels in laminate flooring emphatically waves the health flag. The article is based on testing of Chinese-made laminate flooring. The…See More
Oct 10, 2014
Shawna Henderson posted an event

Brush up your Building Science -- 9 BPI CEUs at on line

October 10, 2014 to October 20, 2014
Blue House Energy is offering a 2-for-1 Fall Special! We've bundled our Building Science Basics (US) and Envelope Specialist online courses (the bundle is good for 9 BPI CEUs) for $395 until October 20th. Check it out: http://bit.ly/1ndvwtbSee More
Oct 10, 2014
Richard Beyer replied to Shawna Henderson's discussion High Density Foam -- Any Incidents of Cracking in Frame Walls as Studs Dry/Twist?
"Shawna foam pulling away from the studs due to over application will cause spontaneous combustion or core burn. A poor mix will cause splitting of the foam and noxcious odors.…"
Jul 31, 2014

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Sales funnels are funny shaped things

One challenge seems to be at the forefront of a lot of the discussions I'm having with colleagues and associates these last few weeks is sales. Closing sales. Making the sale. Getting some traction...getting any movement at all...

Mark Mitchell is a sales and marketing consultant for the building materials industry who writes a good blog. I have been reading Mark's blog for a little while now, diving into the archives…

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Posted on January 26, 2015 at 9:23am — 1 Comment

Drainage Planes and Rotting Buildings

We had some serious problems with rotting in buildings that were constructed in the period 1980 and 2000s. ‘Leaky Condo Crisis’ reached fever pitch in Vancouver, BC and surrounding region (excellent Wikipedia entry details the problems, the situation and the fallout here.

In a nutshell, SoCal dry-hot climate details (no rainscreen, no overhangs)…

Continue

Posted on January 15, 2015 at 9:00pm

Building Science Online Training Just Got More Affordable

Hey 2015! Here at Blue House Energy, we've a big thanks to everyone who took our Building Science Basics online course in 2014. We've been praised us to the skies <blush> for the quality of our work. We want to give more folks access to affordable, on-demand training. So, our Good Thing just became a Great Deal: our course fees are cut in half!

Register here.



If you took Building Science…

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Posted on January 13, 2015 at 5:30am

More 'clean' products that might not make the grade

While hard-surface flooring is on every list for improving indoor air quality, the type of hard-surface flooring may be problematic, especially if your clients' health is already compromised.

This article on formaldehyde levels in laminate flooring emphatically waves the health flag. The article is based on testing of Chinese-made laminate…

Continue

Posted on October 10, 2014 at 10:50am

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