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A review of historic structures, techniques and materials used in heritage buildings.
Vapor Diffusion and Condensation Control for Commercial Wall Assemblies
Energy efficiency involves using less energy and using energy responsibly. When it comes to homes, it is important to know how you
EnerGuide Rating System Candidate Exam Handbook Version 15.3 January 2017
Our 5th Virtual Field Trip! We invite you to join us as we look at career training opportunities here in Nova Scotia with the Nova
A primer on the language, terminology and mindset that comes with being an advocate for Healthy Housing.
Welcome to Insulate and Airseal! This Guide explains how to make best use of the hub.
This is an employee handbook for people at ACME
This Guide reviews the Five Main Principles of Passive House construction and explains what they mean in plain language.
A general overview of the Guides platform and how it can work as a training platform.
A general guide to the purpose and use of building codes provincially and nationally.
This Guide describes the layering and materials involved in high-performance wall, floor and roof assemblies.
Provides a definition of heritage and guidelines for working on heritage buildings, with descriptions of common hazards
Training, information and research on Passive House methodology for Canadians.
The easiest way to save money on your energy costs is to increase the insulation in your attic. This is one of the s
Airex was determined to find a way of balancing energy efficiency & indoor air quality. They developed a brick that exac
The first in the world to use the hot exhaust air produced by a kitchen to minimise operation costs of restaurants.
An overview of a typical high-rise retrofit project with residents remaining in place, from concept to post-completion.
This guide introduces the House-as-a-System renovation approach which can increase customer satisfaction.
Important Considerations for Contractors and Homeowners
This roadmap summarizes a cross industry view of the HPSC recommended priority initiatives.
The Smart Enclosure System is broken into Three Tiers of performance.
A clear explanation of the importance of air tightness in residential construction.
Learn about the measurement of heat flow and why it matters to have MORE R-Value and LESS U-Value.
Article by Joe Lstiburek of Building Science Corp - buildingscience.com
No one knows whether the dust in your air ducts can cause adverse health effects or whether having them cleaned will imp
The Research Support Facility is a 220,000-ft2 office building designed to serve 822 occupants to use half the energy.
Ventilation is very important in an energy-efficient home.
Preview and download a copy of the "Year-Round Comfort: Central Heat Pump" marketing/info sheet.
This guide outlines some important factors for consideration when topping up existing insulation, to avoid causing any u
This guide describes some considerations when performing the initial assessment of a retrofit project with a focus on ho
An air barrier is only as good as its installation. Here's why... Article by John Bleasby, Canadian Contractor.ca
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