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“Breaking” the Air (tightness) Barrier

“Breaking” the Air (tightness) Barrier

After our somewhat disappointing blower door test last week, we threw some mud at the walls (well, we placed it carefully around the edges of the wall), did some taping and caulking, and then had Ross and Kat Elliott of HomeSol Building Solutions come by to do our...
“Breaking” the Air (tightness) Barrier

Blower Door Test #1

As those of you who’ve been reading this blog will know, we’ve worked hard to make Canada’s Greenest Home as air tight as possible. In fact, we’re aiming to try and achieve a PassiveHaus approved 0.6 ac/h (air changes per hour at 50 Pa...
Siga Tapes Make Things Airtight

Siga Tapes Make Things Airtight

As those who have followed the progress of Canada’s Greenest Home will know, we are taking the air tightness of this house very seriously. A great deal of thought has gone into ensuring construction details that make it easy to make an air tight enclosure, and just as...
Air Sealing – The Unseen but Crucial Element

Air Sealing – The Unseen but Crucial Element

While there are many exciting technologies and materials being used in Canada’s Greenest Home, one of the most important aspects of the home’s energy performance is taking care of air sealing details. A lot of the heating and cooling energy that is lost from a home is...
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