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Top 8 Resources on Ventilation and Air Filtration

Shawna HendersonOctober 31, 2020

This article from Blue House Energy features 8 articles and resources that outline current best practices related to COVID-19, aerosol transmission, ventilation, and air filtration.

5 Items That Will Impact Your Future As A Home Builder or Renovator in Canada

Shawna HendersonOctober 16, 2020

Happy fall! It’s soon time to hunker down with a good read, in a warm room, with a hot beverage. Here are five items that will have an impact on anyone who is involved with home construction and renovation.

4 Essential Market Trends for the Residential Construction and Renovation Industry in 2021

Shawna HendersonOctober 02, 2020

This article is a summary of a session titled Essential Market Trends to Grow Your Business presented on 30 September 2020 by Sara Gutterman, Co-Founder and CEO of Green Builder Media (online and print media for new construction, retrofit, and prefab) at the EEBA 2020 Virtual Summit.  Green Builder Media has developed a pay-per use data...

3 Principles for Good IAQ: Eliminate, Ventilate, Filtrate

Shawna HendersonSeptember 25, 2020

Between COVID, the coming winter, and wildfire smoke, there’s need for filtration as well as ventilation in buildings. Inexpensive, DIY solutions are available.

Diversity.

Shawna HendersonJuly 24, 2020

WE ARE LIVING IN VOLATILE TIMES.  The last few weeks - and let's face it, the last few months - have been full of discomfort, fear, and confusion. In addition to living through a health pandemic, the murder of George Floyd and the tidal wave of protests, debate, and reaction...

Neutral Pressure Plane: 3 Challenges

Shawna HendersonJune 11, 2020

Building science is the key to healthy indoor environments. The house is a dynamic system, the neutral pressure plane (NPP) is driven by stack effect and changes depending on wind and outside temperatures. This article challenges your understanding of the NPP with three scenarios.

Four Approaches to Online Training

Shawna HendersonMay 15, 2020

An overview of four different approaches to online learning, from 'quick and dirty' to not quick and very detailed. Includes a graphic showing Blue House Energy's process for developing training.

A Training Pathway for Energy Advisors

R&G Strategic Inc.March 15, 2020

Blue House Energy has developed a training path for Energy Advisors. Choose from a full training program to study packages.