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Why Integration Is Critical

Vision 2020 Energy Efficiency + Building Science co-chair Mark LaLiberte explains how to systematically improve the building industry. More

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Building Science: 5 Criteria for Evaluating and Comparing Air Filters

Gaseous pollutants and particulate matter create an invisible pollutant soup in homes. The type of air filters you provide can have a lasting impact on indoor air quality. More

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Managing Moisture

Of the many principles incorporated into green building, moisture management is key to succeeding in at least two: health (in terms of avoiding mold) and durability (in terms of avoiding premature deterioration of materials). And while the business of building homes gets more difficult and more complicated by the day, it’s often the fundamentals that we struggle with. More

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