During a home inspection, I found an unusual air flow system.
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Passive cooling is not part of our design methodology, but we can incorporate some ideas into our homes to reduce energy costs.
Smaller homes provide better energy efficiency due to less heating or cooling required, but you need to find ways to store your stuff in some creative ways.
A quick run down of common areas where a leak can occur in your home. The roof is not always the culprit.
Fully covering your damaged roof with a tarp, because it sustained hurricane damage, is not always a wise idea. Here are some facts to consider when taking on this task.
Performing a home inspection during rain is not enjoyable, but it does give you a clear picture of where water can enter your home. Improperly caulked exterior wall joints can cause problems when not fully sealed.
After having been on many home inspections, I feel that passive designs can be better for the home, but mechanical systems have their place; they just have to be thought out well.
Considerations on home designs and how they should be improved.
Evaluating a room without a home inspector’s tool kit.