26 Oct '11, 9pm

Super-Insulated Home Relies on 13-Inch-Thick Double-Wall Construction:

Super-Insulated Home Relies on 13-Inch-Thick Double-Wall Construction:

Custom builder Michael Chandler, well-known in North Carolina and beyond for his high-performance homes and highly personalized customer service, loves to challenge himself in the field with new products and technologies. As a veteran green builder and building science enthusiast dedicated to staying on top of cutting-edge techniques, he looks forward to learning something new on every job, and owning his business gives him the leeway to try new approaches. “You can do things that are really kind of adventurous, and your only risk is that you might have to go back and fix it if it doesn’t work out,” he says. “You get to take a lot of chances.” For this home about 12 miles west of Chapel Hill, N.C., he had the luxury of clients who are as adventurous and open-minded as he is. Although they originally asked Chandler for autoclaved aerated concrete walls that would recreate t...

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