The Certified Energy Advisor (CEA) is on site setting up the blower door fan for a mid-construction test. There’s a nervous feeling; the results will mean proceeding to drywall installation or a FAIL meaning making repairs and scheduling another test.
A Game Changer for Airtight Construction?It’s rare for one innovation to transform a whole industry. But a new air-sealing technology called AeroBarrier may be poised to do exactly that for energy-efficient homebuilding in the United States.In a time when production builders are struggling to make their houses airtight enough to meet the 3 or 5 [...]
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.
AeroBarrier joins up with Mike Holmes and his son Mike Holmes, Jr. on the DIY Network show Holmes and Holmes to tackle a leaky home under construction ane the results are truly impressive!