Building Science

Air Barrier or Vapor Barrier? - Building Science Podcast

Posted on March 10, 2010 by Joe Lstiburek

This podcast series is excerpted from a two-day class called "Building Science Fundamentals" taught by Dr. Joe Lstiburek and Dr. John Straube, of Building Science Corporation.

Become a Master Certified Green Professional

Posted on February 4, 2010 by Peter Yost

As part of a new Master Certified Green Professional designation, NAHB worked with GreenBuildingAdvisor to develop a rigorous training course covering green home building, full of building science and quality construction details. This course premiered at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas just last week.

Steve’s Garage

Posted on January 17, 2010 by Michael Maines

Once a month in Portland, Maine, a group of builders, carpenters, architects, engineers, energy auditors, insulation contractors, and other fans of building science get together for, to quote the invitation, “an informal discussion for building professionals to ask, learn, debate, knock around, support, agonize over, ridicule, flog and answer the challenges and concepts of the best building practices.”

Why Does Green Building Matter? (Part 2) - Building Science Podcast

Posted on October 30, 2009 by John Straube

This podcast series is excerpted from a two-day class called "Building Science Fundamentals" taught by Dr. Joe Lstiburek and Dr. John Straube, of Building Science Corporation.

Why Does Green Building Matter? - Building Science Podcast

Posted on October 5, 2009 by John Straube

This podcast series is excerpted from a two-day class called "Building Science Fundamentals" taught by Dr. Joe Lstiburek and Dr. John Straube, of Building Science Corporation.

Understanding Indoor Air Quality (2) — Building Science Podcast

Posted on August 11, 2009 by Joe Lstiburek

This podcast series is excerpted from a two-day class called "Building Science Fundamentals" taught by Dr. Joe Lstiburek and Dr. John Straube, of Building Science Corporation.

How Not to Save Energy

Posted on August 11, 2009 by Rob Moody

In the last two blog posts, I shared highlights from a talk given by building scientist Michael Blasnik at the Department of Energy's National Weatherization Training Conference, particularly the problems with inaccurate computer models in determining weatherization strategies and effective home energy improvement measures.

Ground Gutters

Posted on August 11, 2009 by Michael Maines

The rubble stone foundation walls wept every time it rained, creating a dank, humid basement. The destructive power of ice dams, and a huge, overhanging elm tree created maintenance issues, leaving our clients unwilling to replace the gutters original to the old two-story house. The lot sloping to the rear left the downhill neighbors’ yards saturated much of the year. How were we going to solve these problems? By installing a ground gutter system.

Understanding Indoor Air Quality (1) - Building Science Podcast

Posted on August 3, 2009 by Joe Lstiburek

This podcast series is excerpted from a two-day class called "Building Science Fundamentals" taught by Dr. Joe Lstiburek and Dr. John Straube, of Building Science Corporation.

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How Air Affects a House (2) - Building Science Podcast

Posted on July 16, 2009 by John Straube

This podcast series is excerpted from a two-day class called "Building Science Fundamentals" taught by Dr. Joe Lstiburek and Dr. John Straube, of Building Science Corporation.

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