I'll soon be working on converting a second floor of a residential building that was never finished and is being used as an attic for the last 80+ years. Building Size 36'x36', 9 1/2' 1st floor…Continue
"D.Chojnowski, Thanks for the heads up, corrected the links and added that people could comment here and I'll tally the results later on and then share. Scotty
ps: Since you're in the biz. Would you use or recommend natural…"
"If you haven't ever played around with the Equest Energy Tool by the Department of Energy it will answer all your questions on building energy efficient buildings with different scenarios, and provides project energy outputs for future years as…"
"I am a whole house fan 'Fan'- though I have never had one of my own. I've been in houses that do have them and have always thought they were great. After reading 3 pages of comments I've decided: yes, I still like them for…"
"Here's a new thick wall construction technique that is eco friendly / sustainable and I feel has the greatest benefits to meet today's building needs. Since I'm also from a Farming background from North Missouri I welcome anyway…"
"My comment on Storage wasn't 100% meant in re to batteries. I read lots of info and think that other forms will be available soon-w/ hydrogen being just one.
Long ago (1990) while in drafting college, the teacher said: our class would…"
"When the Renewable Energy storage options are improved everyone will have the options of becoming and not needing to be connected to the grid. Why waste the $ to improve it now-it will be obsolete in a few years.
I should not be…"
Earlier this year I was asked to replace a leaking roof on a Patio of an Investment Property. The job consisted of removing the existing Mound City Clay Roof Tiles from the Porch Roof and replacing with Certain Teed 3 Tab-Shingles (…
In recent conversations with customers and peers about reducing energy loss in buildings & structures and how heat and cold are transferred into a building via conduction, I explained and made reference to using a metal cooking utensil to stir a pot of chili.
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A presentation by Greg Labbé in April 2014 on retrofitting vintage home for energy efficiency. He talked about basic building science, brick houses, movement of heat energy and moisture in and out of the house, air barrier and water barrier, house…