From the Field: another house that doesn’t suck

From the Field: another house that doesn’t suck

It’s hard to believe that a blower door test could feel…if not routine, than not like a really big deal on just our third Passive project. I mean, that 0.6ACH50 target we learned about in Certified Passive House Consultant sounded so difficult– more...
Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

As I prepare to head out of town for my favorite holiday, I’ve been thinking about gratitude. I have to credit my new-found meditation practice for an increased sense of appreciation of those around me and for my work. I’ve always had a sense of...
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...