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The Pre-Construction #1920sMakeoverATL Virtual Reality Green Building Tour is Live!

Green Building,Virtual Reality

by Rate It Green Team

Announcing the launch of the #1920sMakeoverATL Showhouse Pre-Construction Virtual Reality Tour! Hear the birds sing and the music play, tour the project, and it's like you're THERE, from the comfort of your office or e… more...

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0 replies | 890 views | Posted on: 05/25/2021 | Last updated: 05/25/2021

Discussing Air Tightness and Blower Door Testing with Corbett Lunsford, Matt Hoots, and Chris Laumer-Giddens (Video)

HVAC,Indoor Air Quality,Ventilation,Humidity,Filtration,1920sMakeoverATL,Blower Door Testing

by Rate It Green Team

Follow along in this video as Corbett Lunsford of the Building Performance Workshop talks about air-tightness with Green Builder Matt Hoots of Sawhorse Inc. and Architect Chris Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared and performs a blower door t… more...

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0 replies | 528 views | Posted on: 05/23/2021 | Last updated: 06/14/2021

Asbestos Testing at the #1920sMakeoverATL Deep Energy Retrofit Project


by Rate It Green Team

In collaboration with Green Builder Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc., Derek Williams of Bruce Environmental reminds us that asbestos is a serious safety hazard and concern for both workers on site and the eventual homeowners.  Asbest… more...

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0 replies | 364 views | Posted on: 05/21/2021 | Last updated: 05/21/2021

Visit the #1920sMakeoverATL Showhouse with Chris Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared

Architecture,Design,Deep Energy Retrofit,Renovation,Retrofit,1920sMakeoverATL Showhouse

by Rate It Green Team

Chris Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared, Inc takes us on a tour of the #1920sMakeoverATL project before work begins, and while we're still in the design phase of the project. There is so much to see as we design, then dissect… more...

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0 replies | 345 views | Posted on: 05/01/2021 | Last updated: 06/03/2021

The Rheem ProTerra Hybrid Water Heat Pump - A Great Fit for the #1920sMakeoverATL Project (Video)

Heat Pumps,Electrification,Water Heaters,Hybrid Electric Heat Pump Water Heaters

by Rate It Green Team

Green Builder Matt Hoots and Rheem join together in this video to give a preview of the Rheem ProTerra hybrid electric heat pump water heater, which will be installed in the #1920sMakeoverATL deep energy retrofit project.   Th… more...

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0 replies | 932 views | Posted on: 05/17/2021 | Last updated: 05/17/2021

Radon and Vapor Control Layers in the 1920sMakeoverATL Showhouse: Pre-Project Testing (Video)

Indoor Air Quality,IAQ,Radon,1920sMakeoverATL,Radon Testing,Radon Tests

by Rate It Green Team

As part of the #1920sMakeoverATL whole house deep energy retrofit, Matt and the building team are running pre-diagnostic tests which will help them address performance issues relating to health and safety, comfort, and energy efficien… more...

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2 replies | 947 views | Posted on: 05/17/2021 | Last updated: 05/20/2021

Air Filtration at the #1920sMakeoverATL Showhouse - It Can Only Get Better from Here (Video)

HVAC,Indoor Air Quality,Ventilation Systems,IAQ,Ventilation,Filtration,1920sMakeoverATL,Whole House Ventilation Systems

by Rate It Green Team

We might say Green Builder Matt Hoots is having too much fun filming informative videos to let us in on the behind the scenes action at the start of the #1920sATLMakeover deep energy retrofit project, but breathing unhealthy air is of… more...

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0 replies | 804 views | Posted on: 05/17/2021 | Last updated: 05/18/2021

Free Building Science Webinar: Behind the Walls of the #1920sMakeoverATL Showhouse with LG Squared & SawHorse, Design+Build, May 24, 4-5 pm EDT

Insulation,Rockwool,1920sMakeoverATL,Showhouse,LG Squared,Sawhorse, Inc.,BuildingScience


Go "Behind the Walls" (or in this case outside of them!) with Chris of LG Squared (Architect), Matt of Sawhorse, Inc. (Builder), and Dan of ROCKWOOL.   Join the #1920sMakeoverATL team as they prepare to take a very leaky house with al… more...

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0 replies | 1941 views | Posted on: 05/04/2021 | Last updated: 05/13/2021

Going Electric for Heating and Cooling, and Water Heating, in a Residential Retrofit - #1920sMakeoverATL (Video)

Energy Efficiency,HVAC,Heating and cooling systems,Healthy Homes,Hot Water Heating,Heating,Cooling,1920sMakeoverATL

by Rate It Green Team

Join Green Builder Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc. for an exciting preview of the 1920sMakeoverATL deep energy retrofit project's heating and water heating systems.   For the project, Matt will be converting these s… more...

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0 replies | 882 views | Posted on: 05/04/2021 | Last updated: 05/17/2021

Showcase Opportunity - Join Matt Hoots on an Exciting 1920s Deep Energy Retrofit! Follow along with the #1920sMakeoverATL Project!

Green Building,Deep Energy Retrofit,Retrofit,Atlanta

by Rate It Green Team

Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc. is working on an exciting new whole house renovation and deep energy retrofit. You’re invited to get involved with your products or services, OR you can follow along and enjoy the step-by… more...

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0 replies | 1288 views | Posted on: 04/27/2021 | Last updated: 05/17/2021

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