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The designer and builder of the 2018 Fine Homebuilding House detail why they chose mineral-wool batts and high-density boards for all of their insulation needs.
Explore these examples of high-performance homes to get inspiration for your own energy-saving home projects.
Watch this recording of our recent online seminar and Q&A session to learn the ins and outs of high-performance electric HVAC systems and how to choose the right system for your next energy-efficient home.
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These high-performance building standards and certification guidelines help architects and builders create comfortable, super-energy-efficient houses.
SALA Architects beefs up the energy efficiency and historical details of an early 20th-century house.
Builder Scott McBride reflects on the reasons most carpenters get into the business and the disconnect between the act of building a house and making it energy efficient.
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