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

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


Filed under: #1920sMakeoverATL

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

0 replies | 6386 views | Posted on: 05/04/2021 | Last updated: 02/22/2024

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

by ROCKWOOL

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 pre

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

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 pr

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

0 replies | 9063 views | Posted on: 05/17/2021 | Last updated: 12/31/2022

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

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

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

2 replies | 8639 views | Posted on: 05/17/2021 | Last updated: 12/31/2022

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 a

Filed under: #1920sMakeoverATL

Keywords: 1920sMakeoverATL,Asbestos

0 replies | 7105 views | Posted on: 05/21/2021 | Last updated: 12/31/2022

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

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

Filed under: #1920sMakeoverATL

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

0 replies | 6677 views | Posted on: 05/23/2021 | Last updated: 12/27/2022

The Long-Term Liability of Subjective Standards in Vapor Intrusion, Tuesday, August 17, 12-1 pm EDT

by Clean Vapor

Tom Hatton, CEO of Clean Vapor - The Vapor Intrusion Mitigation Company - will discuss how the disparity and complete absence of standards from state to state, has created a significant undefined

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Keywords: risk,Radon,vapor intrusion,VOCs,vapor remediation,soil gas,liability,VOC,1920sMakeoverATL,1920sMakeoverATL Showhouse

0 replies | 1444 views | Posted on: 07/20/2021 | Last updated: 07/25/2021

The Long-Term Liability of Subjective Standards in Vapor Intrusion, Tuesday, August 24, 12-1 pm EDT

by Clean Vapor

Tom Hatton, CEO of Clean Vapor - The Vapor Intrusion Mitigation Company - will discuss how the disparity and complete absence of standards from state to state, has created a significant undefined

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

Keywords: risk,Radon,vapor intrusion,VOCs,vapor remediation,soil gas,liability,VOC,1920sMakeoverATL,1920sMakeoverATL Showhouse

0 replies | 867 views | Posted on: 07/21/2021 | Last updated: 07/25/2021

Our Path to Choosing Green Building Certifications: A Passive House and Earthcraft Home Renovation

by SawHorse, Inc.


Our video conversation above, part of the full "Behind the Walls" webinar playlist, shows how the Passive House Standard far exceeds basic energy codes.  When we first s

Sustainable Demolition - Donating Furnishings and Building Materials (Reduce Waste AND Save on Taxes!)

by Rate It Green Team


As Matt Hoots of Sawhorse Inc. reminds us, part of green building is wasting less.  There are quite a few ways to reduce waste, but among the simpler methods are throwing fewer items into l

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Keywords: Demolition,Reuse,Georgia,Sustainable Demolition,1920sMakeoverATL,1920sMakeoverATL Showhouse

0 replies | 2554 views | Posted on: 12/02/2022 | Last updated: 04/10/2023

Air Tight Open House / EarthCraft Council Event, May 18, 11:30 am - 1 pm, Atlanta, Georgia

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Come learn about the #1920sMakeoverATL Deep Energy Retorfit, the first passive house renovation in Georgia, at this open house for green builders ans builders! Key vendors will be on ha

The “Perfect Wall” defined and demonstrated

by Matt Hoots // SawHorse Design + Build

We keep using the term “perfect wall” when describing the various control layers on the #1920sMakoverATL deep enegy retrofit and learning house.  This concept does deserve to be unpac

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Keywords: Insulation,Walls,Building Envelope,Air Barriers,The Perfect Wall,1920sMakeoverATL,Moisture Barriers,Control layers,Cladding

0 replies | 2008 views | Posted on: 04/23/2023 | Last updated: 04/28/2023

Why Air Sealing and Insulation are Both Essential

by Rate It Green Team

 

Why do we need to air seal AND insulate? The answer is that these control layers work together to protect air quality and energy efficiency, improving comfort, protecting our buildi

Filed under: #1920sMakeoverATL

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Insulation,Healthy Homes,air sealing,1920sMakeoverATL

0 replies | 1699 views | Posted on: 04/26/2023 | Last updated: 05/31/2023

Aiming for Higher Performance Homes - A Holistic Approach is Best

by Rate It Green Team

 

There are plenty of reasons people might not want or be able to renovate the interior of the home when trying to improve building performance.  What can you do to improve performanc

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Keywords: Energy,Energy Efficiency,retrofits,Renovations,1920sMakeoverATL,Home improvement

0 replies | 1404 views | Posted on: 08/24/2023 | Last updated: 11/17/2023