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Builder Testimonial: Brad Hankins on the INTELLO Energy Revolution

Builder Testimonial: Brad Hankins on the INTELLO Energy Revolution 475 is excited to present this guest blog post by Brad Hankins, a designer-builder from Langley, WA. Long committed to sustainability, Brad knows the environmental benefits of high-performance construction. But Brad was also interested in understanding how quickly investments … read more

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Introduction to EXTOSEAL ENCORS: The Essential Sill Protection

Introduction to EXTOSEAL ENCORS The Essential Sill Protection Window Flashing That Lasts At the sill-jamb intersection, window flashing must bridge three dimensions. EXTOSEAL ENCORS remain air and water tight, and solidly bonded to the substrate, even when stretched over these tough corners. Windows are the weak link in your assemb … read more

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Drive Safe, Build Safe

Drive Safe, Build Safe As we get ready to drive over the Thanksgiving and Christmas breaks, our minds turn to safety and the risks we take for granted every day.  What's your risk tolerance? When you drive, do you tailgate the car in front of you or do you leave a safety buffer?  Although you are very unlikely to crash, do you both … read more

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Lunos Ventilation FAQ

Lunos Ventilation FAQ Lunos HRV systems are a great way to add healthy, balanced and efficient ventilation to your project. For cold climate ventilation we offer three primary products: the Lunos e², Lunos eGO, and Lunos NExxT. This post is mainly about the e² and eGO systems, each of which consists of through-wall paired fan units wi … read more

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Why SOLITEX is the best WRB solution

Why SOLITEX is the best WRB solution We often get asked how Proclima's SOLITEX Mento compares to Zip and Tyvek for weather protection. Here's a short answer: SOLITEX Mento ensures the most durable and long lasting walls. That's because it provides a continuous monolithic protective layer that is completely waterproof and airtight, while all … read more

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Havelock Sheeps' Wool and Performance Insulation

Havelock Sheeps' Wool and Performance Insulation Insulation  contractors are on the front lines of high performance building, delivering comfort and efficiency.  It's a tough business. It's rough to manage high turnover, squeezed margins, and communication barriers.  Those who take pride in the work, are interested in the results.  An … read more

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