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Energy efficiency

Retrofits

Energy retrofits and remodels

Whether you are a professional remodeling contractor or a homeowner, you want to achieve the best possible results for your investment of time and effort. More

Resource Efficiency

Capture savings through resource efficiency

Is everyone on your project team thinking about improving resource efficiency? More

Retrofits

Building green: Let's make sure it means something good

Many green building programs are already certifying homes while others are in the pilot stage or under development. More

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Performance Testing

Performance testing of new homes: a powerful set of tools for builders

Specialized tools are used by raters as they measure and document the performance of new homes. More

Framing

Framing and air-sealing for cold climate performance

Framing is one of the most important components of building a new home but one that it is easy to take for granted. More

Framing

"Bonus rooms": More than you bargained for?

Planning for the complexities of a bonus space must be fully integrated into the design for the entire home. More

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