Dense-Packed Cellulose and a Wrong-Side Vapor Barrier

Dense-Packed Cellulose and a Wrong-Side Vapor Barrier

greenbuildingadvisor.com 25 Oct '14, 8pm

I'm not actually that surprised that Hulstrunk's wall works. I've seen cellulose defy some very steep odds and have attributed this to it's hygroscopic properties. That said, the biggest problem with this assembly is that it probably depends largely on the perfection (.09ACH50) of the building envelope, the interior air barrier to be exact. Putting this assembly into production (which I assume should be the goal of any wall assembly) would be to subject it to inevitable errors, even with a blower door tests things happen, or down the road a homeowner put an accidental chink in the interior armor. Where as say Chris Corson's walls (vapor op...

Sustainable Mint House is Build From Corten Steel

jetsongreen.com 25 Oct '14, 7pm
Sustainable Mint House is Build From Corten Steel

The structure of the 100-square-meter house is made from 3 modules (ISO transport) of Corten Steel. The walls are insulated with an insulatio...

Local Food Hub Works on Getting Beyond Commodity Corn in The Hoosier State: That sweet corn at yo...

Local Food Hub Works on Getting Beyond Commodity Corn in The Hoosier State: That sweet corn at your near... #food

That sweet corn at your nearest supermarket chain probably was not grown locally. In all likelihood, neither were the green beans, lettuce or...

Homes in winter

naturalhomes.org 25 Oct '14, 8pm

This is a choom in the frozen marshlands of the Yamal Peninsula in northwest Siberia, Russia. The choom, home to the nomadic Nenet, uses rein...

Where do you work or live? LEED helps you create and deliver a better project. #LEED Alternative ...

usgbc.org 25 Oct '14, 2pm
Where do you work or live? LEED helps you create and deliver a better project. #LEED Alternative Compliance Paths

LEED is the only globally consistent green building rating tool. This consistency provides a platform to share best practice in building arou...

Great blog by @UKGBC Cat Hirst on the search for leadership on sustainability.

ukgbc.org 24 Oct '14, 8am
Great blog by @UKGBC Cat Hirst on the search for leadership on sustainability.

If we’re to believe Dr Emmett Brown – or simply “Doc” to fans of the Eighties cinema classic ...

What performance gap? Wimbish #Passivhaus shares measured data & occupant fee...

passivhaustrust.org.uk 24 Oct '14, 11am

Measured performance data and occpancy feedback from this study was presented at the 2014 UK ...

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