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Ecohome's Kenogami House 'The Most Resilient Home in North America'
Concept and design

Resilient design features for new home construction

...air leaks, frost, snow buildup against walls and interior condensation due to thermal bridging. A durable wall is energy-efficient and airtight, with an airsp...

Techniques for reducing sound transmission in buildings
Insulation and soundproofing

Controlling sound transmission in buildings

...homes, the background noise in the homes, and the sensitivity of the occupants. Are there any obvious faults? To get the maximum attenuation from a wall or ...

Better Basement Design on basement walls prevents mold and midlew
Healthy indoor air quality

Basement renovations: How to prevent mold when finishing basements

...home Above is a photo of a basement being repaired after flooding. The mold damage you see is from longterm moisture exposure, not the one-time flooding eve...