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Combined products or old world craftsmanship.

As with many of my posts, this one came from a conversation I had with a colleague of mine. I had just saw a new building science product that combined an air/vapour barrier membrane adhered to a rigid exterior cement … Continue reading

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An insulated house

Few homeowners would think of insulating their house when temperatures go into the twenties but good insulation is beneficial in both winter and summer. I am taking this opportunity to discuss some pros and cons to different types of green … Continue reading

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The Policy Repercussions of Climate Change

(Ed note: this is an article that I wrote approximately two years ago and will serve as a springboard for future articles relating to climate change and building code influences.  Modifications I’ve made is in italics) At one point or another, … Continue reading

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