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The importance of an airtight home

2020-03-28T18:25:57-07:00

The importance of an airtight home - From the perspective of a high performance builder. If you are in the construction industry right now, it’s the most talked about topic, with issues ranging from the blower door test to the materials and techniques used to address airtightness of a building.

The importance of an airtight home2020-03-28T18:25:57-07:00

Sealing a Heritage Building in Vancouver

2019-11-19T02:25:01-08:00

We had the opportunity to seal six vacant units in this 107 year old building; the units started with an average initial airtightness of 15ACH and needless to say, we are not energy efficient.

Sealing a Heritage Building in Vancouver2019-11-19T02:25:01-08:00

Double Header Seal Challenge

2019-08-21T15:31:55-07:00

Double-header Passive House and Passive Laneway House seal in Vancouver, BC. Had another opportunity to work with Lanefab Passive House builder, becoming a part of their build process. Took on the main house and laneway house simultaneously, ending with two ultra high performing dwellings, scoring 0.14ACH and 0.07ACH respectively, all in one day.

Double Header Seal Challenge2019-08-21T15:31:55-07:00

What is BC Energy Step Code

2019-07-12T18:10:59-07:00

The BC Energy Step Code is a voluntary provincial standard enacted in April 2017 that provides an incremental and consistent approach to achieving more energy-efficient buildings that go beyond the requirements of the base BC Building Code.

What is BC Energy Step Code2019-07-12T18:10:59-07:00

AeroBarrier featured on BUILT GREEN

2019-07-09T07:45:43-07:00

Aerobarrier is featured in BUILT GREEN® Q1 2019 Quartely Newsletter. The BUILT GREEN® Product Catalogue is an online resource for builders and renovators for use in sustainable construction.

AeroBarrier featured on BUILT GREEN2019-07-09T07:45:43-07:00

How the BC Energy Step Code Works

2019-05-15T23:05:17-07:00

The Province of British Columbia first introduced energy efficiency as a BC Building Code objective in 2008. Ever since, designers and builders have had the option to use either “prescriptive” or “performance” approaches to comply with the code’s efficiency requirements.

How the BC Energy Step Code Works2019-05-15T23:05:17-07:00

What is BC Energy Step Code

2019-05-15T23:39:26-07:00

The BC Energy Step Code is a voluntary provincial standard enacted in April 2017 that provides an incremental and consistent approach to achieving more energy-efficient buildings that go beyond the requirements of the base BC Building Code.

What is BC Energy Step Code2019-05-15T23:39:26-07:00
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