So what’s the solution to constructing an energy efficient high-performance house with fewer (ACH) air changes per hour? Answer: Air Sealing. By building airtight you’re controlling the environment instead of the environment controlling you.
Uncontrolled air movement (air leakage) in the home is caused by holes and pressure. You may have great insulation but it’s ineffective if air movement is uncontrolled in your home. Air sealing trumps R-Value. Learn where the leaks are with Gary Wood, Project Manager at HomeWrights Custom Homes in Denver!
Let’s dive into your green home considerations, demolish a few of the myths about sustainable building and review some of the important considerations of protecting mother earth while you build the custom home of your dreams. Want to build green? Read this first.
Timber/wood framing has been around for over 10,000 years. Believe it or not there has been a home found in Britain that dates back that far. While framing has gone through some changes since then the original method is still being used to this day. If you’re going to build your own custom home, here are a few things you should know about framing!