Comfortable, Resilient Net-Zero Buildings Aren’t Just Residential

Hampshire College’s R.W. Kern Center achieved zero net energy building status due to its passive solar orientation, high levels of insulation, airtight envelope and triple glazed windows. The building also includes air source heat pumps, and a 118-kW rooftop solar array capable of generating more than enough energy to meet the center’s needs on an […]

Zero Net Energy Buildings with Marc Rosenbaum is Back!

I am so excited to announce that renowned Zero Net Energy (ZNE) expert Marc Rosenbaum is back with a newly updated version of his best selling Zero Net Energy Buildings course.

It has been a long hiatus since our last session with Marc Rosenbaum back in 2016 but during its run this was one of our […]

Infrared Thermography as a Quality Control Method for Foamed-in-Place Insulation – Injection Method

Updated from the original printing in SPIE Vol. 1094 Thermosense XI (1989)

Since November of 1985, FOAM-TECH has been utilizing an I.S.I. Model 91 Videotherm Camera to quality control the installation of foamed in-place (injected) polyurethane and polyisocyanurate insulation.  Monitoring the injection of foam into the walls and roofs of new construction and during the retrofitting […]