Posts Tagged ‘energy savings’

How windows help your house stay warm

Posted on 03 Mar 2015 | 0 Comments
Technische Universität Darmstadt (Darmstadt University of Technology) in Darmstadt, Germany. Winner of the 2007 Solar Decathlon

The size of your windows and where they are positioned in your house is a huge contributor to the amount of heat that is gained […]

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What is Air Tight Construction?

Posted on 13 Jan 2015 | 0 Comments
This image shows a best practice detail – windows that are taped for airtightness around the perimeter of the windows.

The basic principle of airtight building is in the formation of a continuous airtight envelope to minimise air leakage. This article covers the fundamentals of […]

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