Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Air Barriers for Retro-fits

Exterior air barrier fabric from foundation to roof. Courtesy photos.

By Michael Goetinck

In order for a building’s insulation to be most effective it needs to be in contact with an air barrier. In an ideal world a home’s air barrier is continuous. This can be achieved through thoughtful design and construction when […]

Efficiency Vermont’s Better Building by Design

Feb. 3 & 4, 2016

Efficiency Vermont’s Better Building by Design (BBD) Conference and Trade Show is coming right up – on Feb. 3 & 4, 2016, at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel & Conference Center in South Burlington, Vermont!

This is an incredible event that you don’t want to miss. […]

Weatherizing the Statehouse in Vermont

By Allan Bullis

This is a story on one of the most unusual weatherization projects in the State of Vermont. Starting two years ago, State Architect Tricia Harper contacted me at Common Sense Energy (CSE) to develop a plan to weatherize the statehouse as they had done in the past for other historic State buildings.