Category: Green Building

Getting the wall details right

Most of the recent activity at the project has been in the basement: in the last two weeks the sub-slab radon and drainage piping was installed, the basement floor was insulated, and the slab was poured.  This has also given [...]

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The “Bathtub” Basement

Most of the work recently has shifted to the basement as the contractor prepares to pour the basement slab.  Like everything else in this home, a lot of detail has gone into the design.  The first photo shows the basement [...]

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NESEA BE18 – Boston High-Performance Building Show

Spent all day Thursday 3/8 at the NESEA BE18 (Northeast Sustainable Energy Association) Building Energy 2018 conference in Boston. Saw some great presentations on roof insulation, energy code compliance, and integrating design/build/development.   Many New England experts in high-performance building attended ([...]

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