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Guidance for Specifying Healthier Insulation and Air-Sealing Materials (Supplement to "Making Affordable Family Housing More Efficient...")

by ella.nielsen44 // Student

Guidance for Specifying Healthier Insulation and Air-Sealing Materials” was produced by Healthy Building Network (HBN) as a supplement to the report by HBN, Efficiency for All and others,

Filed under: Guidelines, Resource Guides, Handbooks

Keywords: Affordable Housing,Energy Efficiency,Insulation,air sealing

0 replies | 1787 views | Posted on: 04/15/2019 | Last updated: 06/17/2019

Air Sealing to Achieve Zero Net Energy - New Techniques and Applications, November 21, 12pm - 7:30pm EDT

by SarahA

One of the key components to achieving a Zero Net Energy building is the tightness of its envelope to air infiltration.

Learning objectives include:

  • Summarize where and how buildings leak air

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Building Codes,Conservation,air sealing,Net Energy,Zero Net Energy Building,Blower Doors,Foam Sealants,Whole house fans

0 replies | 771 views | Posted on: 10/26/2020 | Last updated: 10/26/2020

Webinar: Selecting Healthy Insulation and Air Sealants, December 15, 2 pm CST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Insulation and air sealing are two cost-effective ways to increase the energy efficiency of a home. However, the chemicals that are found in some of these products or used during their production can

Filed under: Health and Air Quality

HVAC - Protecting Healthy Buildings with Pure Air Optimization

Keywords: Healthy Building,Insulation,air sealing

0 replies | 947 views | Posted on: 12/05/2020 | Last updated: 12/05/2020

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

Green and Healthy Maine Homes - Home Energy Chats, Online: The Value of Green Home Improvements, March 30, 6pm EST

by Ashley Freeman


Join us for the first episode of our Home + Energy Chats webinar series, The Value of Green Home Improvements!

This online webinar will present the many ways to improve the health and eff

Filed under: Maine

Buildings and Our Health - News and Information

Keywords: Green Building,Real Estate,Solar Energy,Insulation,Electric Vehicles,air sealing,Heat Pump,maine

0 replies | 618 views | Posted on: 03/23/2021 | Last updated: 03/23/2021

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 | 919 views | Posted on: 10/29/2021 | Last updated: 10/29/2021

Making Homes More Disaster Proof; Reaction to Grace & Corbett Lunsford and Matt Risinger

by Rate It Green Team

Our homes and buildings have to become more adaptable and resilient, which means they must be able to endure different conditions and changing occupant needs, and they must also be weather&n

Filed under: Resilience

Keywords: Resiliency,Resilience,air sealing,Electrification,Extreme Weather,Moisture,Corbett and Grace Lunsford,Matt Risinger,Matt Hoots

0 replies | 225 views | Posted on: 05/23/2022 | Last updated: 05/23/2022

Air Sealing and Insulating Existing Homes: Air Leakage Control for Interstitial Cavities, December 15, 1 - 3 pm PT

by samanthaklein // Intern

Testing your work is imperative to meeting or exceeding performance targets and ensuring a feedback loop is in place for continual process improvements. It is well understood in the building science c

Filed under: Webinars

California Green Building

Keywords: High Performance Building,Insulation,air sealing,Air Leaks

0 replies | 451 views | Posted on: 11/01/2022 | Last updated: 11/03/2022