Seeking an Affordable Energy-Efficient Exterior Door

Posted on April 28,2015 by AlexWilson in door

Despite the chilly (seasonable) weather, work is progressing on the renovation/rebuild of our house in Dummerston. Last week, the three exterior doors were installed. Which brings me to one of my pet peeves: the lack of really good choices for highly energy-efficient exterior doors. We ended up with a solution that I think will be okay, but there is a huge void in the world of truly high-performance doors. Here, I’ll describe the three doors we put in. I hope you can put up with my whining.

A U.S.-Made Door for Passivhaus Buildings

Posted on April 28,2015 by Fretboard in door

Builder Hammer & Hand, based in Portland, Oregon, has developed a design and production strategy for exterior doors that conform to the Passivhaus performance standard.

New Green Building Products — September 2011

Posted on April 28,2015 by user-756436 in door

About every six months, I report on new products that catch my eye. This round-up features products from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean: high-performance windows from Maine, Ontario, and Lithuania; high-performance doors from Poland; and high-performance tapes from Switzerland.

Am I Hallucinating or What?

Posted on April 28,2015 by CarlSeville in door

I got a press release in the mail today for a new product called “Doorbrow”, including the following points: “…a revolutionary new product…” , “…will minimize water intrusion and sun deterioration…”, “…prevents leaks between a building and its entry door, effectively eliminating water intrusion…”

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