From the Field: Finishes, Part One

From the Field: Finishes, Part One

Now that rough mechanicals are in and the air barrier system has been successfully tested, finishes are going in.These will get a lot more exciting pretty soon as tile, wood trim and accents, cabinetry and countertops, etc. get installed, but that will be next. This...
From the Field: More Insulation and Airtightness!

From the Field: More Insulation and Airtightness!

In Passive architecture, you really don’t want your buildings to suck. Technically, you want them to lose less than 0.6 air changes per hour when depressurized to 50 Pascals of pressure for the “old” Passive House Standard, or .05cfm of air per...