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How to build a superinsulated house.

How to build a superinsulated house.

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Published by College, AK; Project 2020 .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. $0.00 C.1.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17588397M
ISBN 10wln8030348

  You really don’t need to read books when attempting to build your own home. It’s all basic and straight forward. There are people with a low education many of them who can not read or write and have dropped out of high school have efficiently buil. How to Build a House was a wonderful read, full of symbolism, life lessons, and happy endings. It honestly, despite some heavy issues, was a feel good book. The main character, Harper, is going through some pretty serious things at home (a divorce, loss of her stepsister/best friend, boy confusion), but after a summer of volunteer work far from /5.

The house will be in New England, northern zone 5, high elevation, open to north winds. Good southern exposure but lots of windows for north view. Cathedral ceilings up to Proposed insulation R40 walls, R65 roof, triple glazed European windows; very tight. .   Because of the simplicity of the Dumont house, it wasn’t expensive to build. The insulation, upgraded windows, and solar thermal system added about 7% to the building cost. “If I’d put brick on the outside of the house instead of hardboard siding,” said Dumont, “the brick would have cost more than all of the energy conservation features.

With crystal-clear illustrations and explanations, this thick book (now in the 3rd edition) will become your encyclopedia of house building. Covers all aspects of building including electrical and plumbing, heating & cooling, insulation, drywall, tile work, trim out, and cabinets. This is one of my most worn out reference books. I poured over it for years, first when I lived in small apartments, then some more when I renovated my first house, until finally it became such a part of me that when I did actually get to design and build my home I never even looked at it/5.


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The Superinsulated Home Book was published in the early s, just as the bottom fell out of the solar movement stateside. The torch passed to Europe, and when PHI wrote their definition of a passive house, they focused on that low peak heat load concept and drew a line in the sand on how low it should be — basically, the point where the.

Insulating, along with sealing, all six sides of the net zero building envelope are fundamental steps in the construction of zero energy homes. It is important to insulate the walls, floors and ceilings with types and thicknesses of insulating materials that fit the specific needs of each surface, and to design wall, floor and ceiling assemblies to accommodate those materials.

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But the economics of sustainable construction sometimes make it a losing proposition. Just ask professor Dan Rockhill, whose acclaimed Studio at the University of Kansas (KU) School of Architecture, Design & Planning completed a LEED Platinum house in that’s still on the market.

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