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Belinda Carr: Gutex Wood Fiber | The FUTURE of insulation?

Belinda Carr: Gutex Wood Fiber | The FUTURE of insulation?

Belinda Carr: Gutex Wood Fiber | The FUTURE of insulation? We couldn't have said it better ourselves. We were delighted to see YouTube building science specialist, Belinda Carr, do a deep dive into the world of wood fiber, focusing on Gutex insulation in particular. In this video she covers the wet vs dry manufacturing processes, simi … read more

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Project Spotlight: Regenerative Farm + Restaurant in Central Pennsylvania

Project Spotlight: Regenerative Farm + Restaurant in Central Pennsylvania

Project Spotlight: Regenerative Farm + Restaurant in Central Pennsylvania Project Name: RE Farm Café at Windswept Farm Location: Centre County, Pennsylvania, USA Project Type: Commercial - Farm + Restaurant Consultant/Architect: 7Group Design/Build: Envinity Project Partner: West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund Many of us … read more

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Prefab Assembled In Under A Week Through Mountain Roads And Snow

Prefab Assembled In Under A Week Through Mountain Roads And Snow

475 On-Site: Prefab Assembled In Under A Week, Mountain Roads And Snow Are No Match For Collective Carpentry The team from Collective Carpentry is back again. Last time, co-owners Rane Wardwell and Jan Pratschke walked us through a project coming together in Montana. This time we're down on the southern end of the Rockies in Taos Ski … read more

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Passive House Goes Prefab

Passive House Goes Prefab

Passive House Goes Prefab Growing their media offerings, the team at Passive House Accelerator have released the first edition of their magazine, entitled “Passive Goes Prefab”. It chronicles the Prefab companies working to turn high performance construction into a streamlined factory operation, delivering panelized or modular pack … read more

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Transitioning Toward Low-Carbon Construction, with Brian Hayes, Part: 1

Transitioning Toward Low-Carbon Construction, with Brian Hayes, Part: 1

Transitioning Toward Low-Carbon Construction, with Brian HayesPart: 1 In Part 1 of this series, Brian Hayes of Bellwether Craftsmen Vermont shares his experience and knowledge on how we can address embodied carbon in our own practice. What is embodied carbon and why does it matter? When the building industry talks about carbon e … read more

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475 Video: Sauna Uses SOLITEX FRONTA QUATTRO and CONSTIVAP

475 Video: Sauna Uses SOLITEX FRONTA QUATTRO and CONSTIVAP

Sauna Uses FRONTA QUATTRO and CONSTIVAP Note: This video was made in 2014. As of summer of 2020, we have discontinued used of Pro Clima's DA membrane as our go-to vapor retarding membrane and have replaced it with Pro Clima's CONSTIVAP PLUS. As summer winds down, it's time to look forward to the things that will get us through … read more

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