Passive House – Next Level Green

Passive House – Next Level Green

The Passive House standard is possibly the world’s toughest certification for building energy use reduction. It requires projects to use levels of insulation that are beyond code and to eliminate nearly all air leaks and thermal bridges. It also requires intensive...
When is a Vapor Barrier Required?

When is a Vapor Barrier Required?

Why are vapor barriers required? Take your cold soda can or glass of ice water: what happens to the exterior of that container when sitting on your table? It develops condensate. Why? Because the temperature of the container falls below the dew point temperature given...