Category Archives: Energy Code

BLOWER DOOR TESTING AND WHY YOU NEED ONE?

Many people look forward to selecting paint colors, countertops and appliances when designing their new homes. One other item that they may want to add to the list is how tightly the home is built. AIR LEAKAGE AND CODE A … Continue reading

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Air Sealing Best Practices and Code Compliance for Multi-Family Area Separation Walls

Air sealing in buildings reduces energy consumption and in multifamily settings it can also reduce the migration of noise and odors.  But these same separation walls in multifamily buildings are also important fire rated assemblies which separate the units.  In … Continue reading

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A New Way to Meet the Energy Code

Joe Nebbia of Newport Partners was interviewed by the Journal of Light Construction as their content expert in a recent article published in July 2017. “A New Way to Meet the Energy Code” speaks about following the prescriptive code versus … Continue reading

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