Great article on Low Hanging Fruit on Energy Efficiency

This is a great article and it begs to question about the application of Artificial Intelligence in Integrated Facility Management Systems. Integrated Facilities Management System (IFMS)   Net Zero Analysis & Design Corp. has partnered with Family Solutions to develop…

Passive House: Journey to Net Zero Energy INDIEGOGO Campaign

All, If you are interested in Passive House and US DOE Net Zero Energy Home this is a chance to get an owners’ perspective in her new book.  She’s crowdfunding so we can do critical R&D and data collection to…

Windows and Doors openings are cut out through the SIP Shell

US DOE Zero Energy Ready Home QA Review

DOE ZERH Webinar - QMS A recording of the webinar will be available soon on the DOE Zero Energy Ready Home Resources website,  where you will also find recordings of past technical training webinars and presentations. If you are building…

Garage Buildout

Structural Mat Slab 1) The structural mat slab has a broomed finish which functions as a walk off space for dirt from shoes and an anti-slip finish. 2) The structural mat slab has a 3 inch fall toward the garage…

Garage Buildout

Structural Mat Slab 1) 4,000 psi concrete mix, with structural concrete curbs which carry the weight of the 2 stories above the garage.

Garage Buildout

Insulation Layers 1) Garage stem walls are insulated to the footings with a 1 foot thick layer of Dow Blue board 2) Structural slab insulation is a 1 foot thick insulation layer of Dow High Strength Blue Board 3) Structural…