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Green Building Myth Busting: Natural Ventilation - Do Your Walls Need to "Breathe?" (Video)

by Rate It Green Team


Welcome to the launch of the Green Building Myth Busters Series with Matt Hoots.  Matt’s and his coconspirators are about to bust some old misperceptions in the green building world w

Free Green Building Webinar: Polyiso - The Next Generation Air & Water Resistive Barrier, March 1, 12 pm EST

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

To educate about ‘Building Longevity and Sustainability’ and how these concepts impact making buildings more energy efficient. The course examines how foil-faced polyiso continuous insulation can

Filed under: Insulation

Keywords: Insulation,Polyiso,Building Envelope,Air Barriers,Water barriers,Air and Water Barriers,Thermal control layers

0 replies | 981 views | Posted on: 02/08/2021 | Last updated: 02/10/2021

Free Green Building Webinar: Polyiso - The Next Generation Air & Water Resistive Barrier, Wednesday, April 7, 12 - 1pm EDT

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

To educate about ‘Building Longevity and Sustainability’ and how these concepts impact making buildings more energy efficient. The course examines how foil-faced polyiso continuous insulation can

Filed under: Insulation

Keywords: Insulation,Polyiso,Air Barriers,Water barriers

1 replies | 886 views | Posted on: 04/02/2021 | Last updated: 07/09/2021

Wall Control Layers, and How Zip System Products Work with Wall Panels and Roof panels to Keep Buildings Dry (VIDEO)

by Rate It Green Team

What is the "perfect wall"?

10 Years ago, Dr. Joseph Lstiburek, building science expert, published an article detailing the "Perfect Wall."  The wall is an assembly tha

Filed under: Other - Wood

Keywords: Walls,Air and Water Resistive Barriers,Air Barriers,Vapor Barriers,Water barriers,Huber,The Perfect Wall,Zip System

0 replies | 5608 views | Posted on: 11/01/2020 | Last updated: 05/02/2021

Free Webinar Options for Advanced Walls Thursday, June 10, 2 pm Central

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

What comes to mind when we say Advanced Walls? Is it 3D printed assemblies? Is this just another term for advanced framing?

In this session, Dan Wildenhaus – Technical Advisor and Industry Li

Keywords: Walls,Wall assemblies,EEBA,Air Barriers,Energy and Environmental Building Alliance,Thermal Bridging

0 replies | 802 views | Posted on: 05/27/2021 | Last updated: 05/27/2021