We got called in to test this before/after on one of Matt Hoots’ projects at Sawhorse in Atlanta. It was an interesting blower door test series with some surprising results.
Green Builder, Matt Hoots chats with Dan Edelman with ROCKWOOL insulation about why that myth needs to be BUSTED.
We were invited to see the renovated home that was on display at the Internation Builder’s Show in Orlando this year. Everything seemed normal until I saw the electric meter, solar panels, and HERS rating. This house was set up to get a check back from the electric company for creating too much power. They did have NG as well for water heating, however, the majority of the appliances were powered by the sun.
Matt Risinger is one of the top YouTubers when it comes to residential green building, and Grace & Corbett Lunsford have an amazing YouTube channel, a Home Performance book, and a TV series. Grace & Corbett met with Matt R. recently to chat about resilient construction and having systems in place to withstand disasters.
Green Building Science guru Chris Laumer-Giddens reviews the Passive House Prescriptive checklist with green builder Matt Hoots. They discuss the reason why they chose this certification for the 1920sMakeoverATL “learning house”
Green Builder, Matt Hoots review the GA Energy Code, and Green Architect, Chris Laumer-Giddens reviews the Passive House checklist for Climate Zone 3.
In order to create a NET ZERO ENERGY home, we must continue to refine insulation and air-sealing techniques. This video is hosted by www.RateItGreen.com. Dan Edelman of Rockwool Insulation hosted Chris Laumer-Giddens of LG Squared, Inc in a webinar where he covers advanced building science topics such as the “Perfect Wall” and Hygrothermics with examples and details for all of the concepts discussed.
We ran into Corbett Lunsford, a Home Performance expert, at the IBS2022 show in Orlando. Corbett is doing the testing on the #1920sMakeoverATL house and is working with us on some other experiments as well.
“Attached Garages” are convenient because you can park your car out of the elements and walk right into the living space of your home. A bad design for the garage can cause major issues with your indoor air quality and could possibly kill you!
Green Builder Matt Hoots with SawHorse is getting ready to start demolition on the #1920sMakeoverATL and works with Corbett Lunsford to conduct a blower door test.
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