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Discussions with tag 'Building Envelope'

FREE Webinar: Residential High Performance and the Three R's: Resistance, Resilience and Recovery, Aug 19, 10 -11 am Central Time

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

High-performance, energy-efficient homes feature carefully designed strategies to maintain the integrity and functionality of the building envelope. These measures include continuous control layers to

Filed under: Resilience

Keywords: Climate Change,Sustainability,Flooding,Reslience,High-Performance,Extreme Weather,Natural Disasters,Building Envelope

0 replies | 897 views | Posted on: 08/10/2020 | Last updated: 08/10/2020

FREE Green Building Webinar: Polyiso - The Next Generation Air & Water Resistive Barrier, October 22, 12-1 pm 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,Building Envelope,Air and Water Resistive Barriers

1 replies | 938 views | Posted on: 10/08/2020 | Last updated: 11/30/2020

Online Course: Crushing the Code NYC: Commercial, January 22, 9am - 5pm EDT

by SarahA

Crushing the Code New York City: Commercial is an online course that prepares design and building professionals to comply with the many requirements in the 2020 NYCECC and create more energy

Filed under: Online Courses

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Sustainability,Energy Code,Building Envelope,Lighting Systems

0 replies | 877 views | Posted on: 12/21/2020 | Last updated: 12/21/2020

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

More Renewables, or Improved Envelope? Exploring Paths to Net-Zero Energy in Affordable Housing, February 19, 5pm CST

by SarahA

When pursuing carbon neutrality for a new affordable housing development, what’s the best approach? More solar panels? An open-loop ground source heat pump system? Or improved building envelope

Filed under: Green Affordable Housing

Keywords: Affordable Housing,Solar,Sustainable Energy,Passive House,Geothermal,renewables,Net zero,Building Envelope,Heat Pump

0 replies | 1083 views | Posted on: 01/11/2021 | Last updated: 01/11/2021

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 | 1221 views | Posted on: 02/08/2021 | Last updated: 02/10/2021

Webinar: GreenPoint Rated New Home, September 29-30, 8 am PST / 11 am EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Overview

This 8-hour course covers the policies, processes and program requirements unique to the New Home rating system. It addresses current trends in new construction and illustrates the role of

Filed under: Green Living

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Water Conservation,Ventilation,Building Envelope

0 replies | 1137 views | Posted on: 09/03/2021 | Last updated: 09/03/2021

Webinar: Home Electrification Series: Building Envelope, November 9, 7 pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

In the second session of our Home Electrification Series, we’ll review how to assess and improve your home’s building envelope, including insulation and air sealing. Before you look to rep

Filed under: Electric Services

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Insulation,Weatherization,air sealing,Electrification,Building Envelope,Heating

0 replies | 1087 views | Posted on: 10/29/2021 | Last updated: 10/29/2021

Free Green Building Webinar: Don't Wait: A Canopy Prep Timeline, September 28, 12 pm ET

by samanthaklein // Intern

Canopy systems are important additions to the building envelope, as well as providing a beautiful, unique aesthetic. Additionally, canopy systems require proper planning, knowledge, and a well-kept ti

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Sustainable Architecture,canopy systems,Building Envelope

0 replies | 801 views | Posted on: 09/13/2022 | Last updated: 09/16/2022

Free Green Building Webinar: Don't Wait: A Canopy Prep Timeline, November 23, 12 pm ET

by samanthaklein // Intern

Canopy systems are important additions to the building envelope, as well as providing a beautiful, unique aesthetic. Additionally, canopy systems require proper planning, knowledge, and a well-kept ti

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Sustainable Infrastructure,canopy systems,Building Envelope

0 replies | 760 views | Posted on: 10/19/2022 | Last updated: 10/19/2022

Free Webinar: Addressing Common Hazards During Energy Upgrades, February 16, 9am PT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Testing one's work is imperative to meeting or exceeding performance targets and ensuring a feedback loop is in place for continual process improvements. This course is designed to help participan

Filed under: Webinars

California Green Building

Keywords: Architecture,Energy Audits,Energy Efficiency,Home Performance,air sealing,Building Envelope

0 replies | 1110 views | Posted on: 01/17/2023 | Last updated: 01/18/2023

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

Filed under: #1920sMakeoverATL

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

0 replies | 1486 views | Posted on: 04/23/2023 | Last updated: 04/28/2023

Webinar: Enhancing Building Envelope Performance with the Building Envelope Campaign, August 22, 11 am ET

by samanthaklein // Intern

The Building Envelope Campaign is designed to help building owners and managers enhance the energy efficiency of their buildings. One of the campaign's objectives is to acknowledge leaders who suc

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,High Performance Building,Building Envelope

0 replies | 643 views | Posted on: 07/16/2023 | Last updated: 07/16/2023

What are Outriggers, and Why Do We Need Them?

by Rate It Green Team

 

As Matt Hoots of Sawhorse, Inc. and Chris Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared, Inc. explain in this video, outriggers are rafters or trusses that extend beyond the roof of the building. Ou

Filed under: #1920sMakeoverATL

Keywords: Thermal Bridges,Insulation,Building Envelope,Air Barriers,Control layers,Outriggers,rafters,trusses,sheathing,continuous insulation

0 replies | 1201 views | Posted on: 08/24/2023 | Last updated: 09/29/2023

How Effective is ROCKWOOL Stone Wool Insulation Against Water?

by Rate It Green Team

 

What happens to ROCKWOOL stone mineral or stone wool insulation when it gets wet? This is an important question, as insulation is installed on the outside of the house, on the roof, on t

Filed under: #1920sMakeoverATL

Keywords: Resiliency,Water,Insulation,Resilience,ROCKWOOL,Building Envelope,Stone Wool Insulation,Mineral Wool Insulation

0 replies | 463 views | Posted on: 08/24/2023 | Last updated: 08/24/2023