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IDEAL Window Installation - Improving Best Practices

IDEAL Window Installation Improving Best Practices NOT IDEAL You bought high-performance windows, but is the install going to complement their performance or detract from it? The enclosure insulation, airtightness and moisture control should be continuous. But too often where the window frame meets the building we see breaks in i … read more

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Do More With Less: Your Dense Pack Netting Should Multitask

Do More With Less: Your Dense Pack Netting Should Multitask INTELLO Plus with service cavity Dense pack insulation is a great way to insulate - whether it be cellulose, wood fiber (Thermofiber by GUTEX), sheeps' wool (by Havelock wool), or fiberglass. It can guarantee gap-free thermal protection, filling all the nooks and crannies. … read more

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SANDEN SANCO2: The Water Heater to End All Water Heaters

Sanden SanCO2 The Water Heater to End All Water Heaters After HVAC systems, water heaters can be among the biggest energy sinks in a building. Although high-performance building strategies can allow you to dramatically downsize your HVAC systems, supplying hot water can remain a challenge for those seeking to reduce building energy loads. … read more

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CONTEGA MULTIBOND: Instantly Bonding, Airtight Joint Adhesive

CONTEGA MULTIBOND: Instantly Bonding, Airtight Joint Adhesive Ensuring a continuous air barrier is top priority for high-performance building. Joint connections between different materials can be especially challenging points to airseal. Acrylic caulk adhesives can solve some of these problems, but is not always the fastest way to a robust co … read more

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All-Wood Passive House Windows Adapt To Fit The Project

All-Wood Passive House Windows Adapt To Fit The Project

All-Wood Passive House Windows Adapt To Fit The Project Passive House Windows, Not Only For Passive House The core of Passive House is about energy performance, but the reasons we love aiming for the standard are all the other accompanying benefits. We want the comfort, the indoor air quality, and the silence. And we want the desig … read more

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The Pro Clima Warranty: Comprehensive, Transparent, Fair

The Pro Clima Warranty: Comprehensive, Transparent, Fair The 475 team recently had the opportunity to travel to Germany and spend a few days at Pro Clima headquarters in Schwetzingen and meet not only the entire Pro Clima crew, but also with fellow distributors from New Zealand and Ireland. Of course we focused on building science, te … read more

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