Tag Archives: Indoor Air Quality

Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks

The weather is warming up, the scent of flowers is in the air and bird's songs greet us in the morning. It must be Spring! I always enjoy throwing the windows open to allow fresh air to blow through my home in the Springtime.  But then the urge to freshen up the rest of the house moves...
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New Homes are less expensive to maintain

The National Association of Home Builders publishes a blog entitled Eye on Housing.  A recent post by Robert Dietz states: "April is new homes month. And one of the virtues of a newly constructed home is the savings that come from reduced energy and maintenance expenses. Data from the 2009 American Housing Survey (AHS) offer proof....
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Final energy testing

WE PASSED OUR FINAL ENERGY TEST WITH FLYING COLORS! There is a lot of technical information contained in this blog.  Please take some time to read and familiarize yourself with the terminology and the requirements. The blower door test determines how well the building is sealed.  This test is a new requirement in the Washington...
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Insulation inspection and dry-wall installation

The insulation inspection by the city building inspector and our independent inspectorverifier was completed and we passed without any issues or repairs or re-inspections necessary.  Now the process of dry-wall cover is in progress which includes proper nailing and screw patterns and the application of special corner treatments such as rounded or square corners on...
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