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Blower-Door Test Record
Q & A: Blower-Door Test Record

The Evolution of Efficiency: Net Zero as the New Normal
The Evolution of Efficiency: Net Zero as the New NormalOnline Membership Required

Experimentation and learning have led one builder to integrate energy-smart techniques into everyday construction

Air Sealing Basics
Air Sealing BasicsOnline Membership Required

Look high and low to find and plug air leaks that cost you money and comfort

All Around Efficient
All Around EfficientOnline Membership Required

Pairing a proven net-zero strategy with conscious material choices

Mineral Wool Makes a Comeback
Mineral Wool Makes a ComebackOnline Membership Required

This natural spun-stone insulation is enjoying a resurgence in popularity—and for good reason

Tip: Job-Site Recycling

Incorporating Best Practices
Incorporating Best PracticesOnline Membership Required

How the best builders adopt new materials and building techniques to boost quality and profits

From Luxury to LEED
From Luxury to LEEDOnline Membership Required

Used to building big houses with big budgets, the Picton brothers earned a platinum rating with their first modest green home—but mastering the learning curve wasn’t always a smooth ride

Green Yesterday, Code Today
Green Yesterday, Code Today

Thanks to the green-building movement, energy efficiency is becoming a mainstay in the IRC and the IECC. But what does it mean to you?

Living Lightly on the Whole Lot
Living Lightly on the Whole LotOnline Membership Required

In a dense urban neighborhood, this remodeled bungalow goes green with recycled materials, solar energy, gray water, and room for the owners’ day jobs

Exploiting the Elements of Passive Design
Exploiting the Elements of Passive DesignOnline Membership Required

This home uses five systems to reduce its environmental impact, lower its operating cost, and improve its connection to the land

Green-building advice that's easy to swallow
Green-building advice that's easy to swallow

A new interactive tool that emphasizes quality practices for builders, architects, designers, and homeowners

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