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How Insulated Windows Blinds Can Help Block/Reflect the Sun's Heat from Conduction, Convection and Radiation

Searching for a way to save money on electric/gas bills? Its important to learn how insulated window blinds can help block heat conduction, convection and radiation from the sun during hot summertime heat waves… 353 more words

Insulated Window Blinds

From Trailer to Tiny House in an afternoon: The SIP Solution

Just like building a custom home, every tiny house is unique. Building on a smaller scale allows the homeowner to really dig into every detail, every finish, and every material that is being used. 459 more words

Structural Insulated Panel


The trip over the mountain was cloudy with underlying icy roads in spots, but the trip back was stunning, thank you sunshine! White velvet snow encrusted with diamonds blanketed Glenwood Canyon, the reflected light creating a scene of delightful wonder. 286 more words


The Ashland House: An Update

I learned a lot about spray foam yesterday. For example, closed-cell spray foam has a higher R-Value than open-cell spray foam. According to The Spray Foam Guy (I didn’t catch his name) homes that have spray foam insulation have very low incidents fires that 286 more words

The Ashland House

Gathering No MOS

If you work in the voice or video world, you’ve undoubtedly heard about Mean Opinion Scores (MOS). MOS is a rough way of ranking the quality of the sound on a call. 974 more words


Thermal bridges: the PSI value

For new builds as well as energy retrofits, the construction industry worldwide is shifting more and more towards zero energy buildings and Passive Houses… 959 more words

Passive House

How to Insulate Your Garage for Winter

When planning projects to do around your house to get ready for the long winter to come, remember to include your garage. This often overlooked area is one of the main sources of heat loss in your home. 662 more words