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Building the superinsulated home

Chuck Eberdt

Building the superinsulated home

by Chuck Eberdt

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Published by Washington State Energy Office, Washington Energy Extension Service in Olympia, Wash, [Seattle?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dwellings -- Insulation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten by Chuck Eberdt ; illustrations by Bob Mustonen.
    SeriesFact sheet (Washington Energy Extension Service) -- EY0100.
    ContributionsWashington State Energy Office., Washington Energy Extension Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13621111M
    OCLC/WorldCa10738849

      Building green is a noble pursuit. 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.   One of the best-known superinsulated homes in the United States, the Leger House built by Gene Leger in in eastern Massachusetts, has typical ranchhouse styling, costs only a .

      The Greenest Home: Superinsulated and Passive House Design: Torres Moskovitz, Julie purchase.. good photos, interesting selection of approaches to energy-saving strategies, ideal for someone planning on building their own 'green' house. A useful section at the back of the book gives some construction details for each of the featured housesReviews:   This was the same year that the Superinsulated Retrofit Book, by Marshall and Argue, was published, describing double wall retrofits. The house Orr and Dumont had found was a bungalow with 2×4 stud walls and air changes per hour (slightly better than the average house of .

    Superinsulated Geodesic Dome The above dome, which we're renting, is a few blocks from the in-town lot where we're building our own superinsulated version. Most domes are out in the country, but we wanted a location where we wouldn't have to drive everywhere. It's great. Tel: (); Fax: ()]. I supplement this book with photocopied chapters from Nisson's and Dutt's original text, The Superinsulated Home Book (which is now out of print). The latter book does an excellent job of covering the principles, while the former does a better job on construction and design details. Product information.


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The main difference between the houses detailed in this book and the versions that they are building now is that builders now have a better 5/5(6).

Computation and description of an outside insulation house: To build for tomorrow (translated from French) Booth, Don, Sun/Earth Buffering and Superinsulation,ISBN Marshall, Brian; and Robert Argue, The Super-Insulated Retrofit Book, Renewable Energy in Canada, ISBNISBN X Shurcliff, William A., Superinsulated houses: A survey of.

Although this book was published way back init still has much to offer for anyone who is considering an energy efficient home, whether you plan to build it yourself or have a builder build it.

The main difference between the houses detailed in this book and the versions that they are building now is that builders now have a better 5/5.

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.

Jan 3, - A detailed history of John Larsen’s system for building thick superinsulated walls More information This illustration of Larsen trusses appeared in a book by Ned Nisson and Gautam Dutt, "The Superinsulated Home Book.". Buy The Superinsulated Home Book by Nisson, J.

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Riggins describes the multiple calculations and simulations he used to design a superinsulated house in Monument, Colorado. Before we talk about building a super insulated home, first you need to understand how to design a super efficient shell.

The below 26 minute free video lesson is from Marc Rosenbaum’s 10 week, “Zero Net Energy Design” class, where students learn how to design a zero net energy home in 10 weeks.

Insulating, along with sealing, all six sides of the net zero building envelope are fundamental steps in the construction of zero energy homes or any energy efficient home.

It is important to insulate the walls, floors, and ceilings with the type and thickness of insulating material that fits the specific needs of each surface, and to design wall, floor, and ceiling assemblies to accommodate. I recently went to the main branch of my county library.

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Superinsulated Design and Construction: A Guide for Building Energy-Efficient Homes. The Superinsulated Home Book: Nisson, J. Ned, Dutt, Gautam: Books - Photograph 1: Extreme Enclosure—“Superinsulated” does not do justice to this house constructed by the Hydaburg Tribe in Alaska that is ultra-airtight and ultra-vapor tight (less than ach at 50 Pa [ in.

w.c.] and less than perms). In an attempt to keep up, and perhaps provide him with new learning material as well, I have been reading The Superinsulated Home Book by J. Ned Nisson and Gautam Dutt.

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Ned, Dutt, Gautam: Books The main difference between the houses detailed in this book and the versions that they are building now is that builders now have a better selection of materials to use.

However, the basic principles remain pretty much the same, and this book covers them Reviews: 5. Learn more about the super-insulated building technique that's popular in Saskatoon.

(It's estimated that some $5, — or about 6 percent — of the cost of each project home resulted from. The superinsulated home book. [J D Ned Nisson; Gautam Dutt] Home.

WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. Review of a Home Building Classic Ed McGrath published his first book on this subject on It was pretty general, but it was one of the first attempts at presenting useful information for builders in very cold climates.

The present book is fill with solid, well-illustrated details -- all from experience of the toughest sort [Fairbanks, Alaska].Building The Dome. The original plan was to just pay a concrete contractor to build us a slab and then I'd take over from there. Then I read some horror stories online about concrete guys— who normally deal only with rectangles— screwing up people's or sided dome foundations, and decided maybe it should be an owner-built concrete form as well.Choosing superinsulated design for a home is a similar choice.

We build homes on what are common building practices. Homes built today are better insulated than homes built prior to However, we still rely too heavily on heating systems to provide our comfort.