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The Hidden Science of High-Performance Building Assemblies
Ibrahim El-Shair says, “In order to optimize the performance of existing building assemblies, we need to: • Assess their current hygrothermal status; • Evaluate...” More...
Re-Framing Sustainability: Green Structural Engineering
Ibrahim El-Shair says, “Disadvantages of biomimetic design can be: 1- For energy considerations, walls could be thicker. 2- Fewer practical applications. 3- Its inability to adjust...” More...
The Problem with Net-Zero Buildings (and the Case for Net-Zero Neighborhoods)
Ibrahim El-Shair says, “1- Net-zero is very difficult for buildings of more than four stories. 2- PV system is too expensive especially in undeveloped...” More...
How to Build Green At No Added Cost
Ibrahim El-Shair says, “There are great strategies/measures to build green and save money as detailed in this great paper and i summarized it...” More...
ComfortBatt Mineral Wool Insulation
Peter Yost says, “Yes, makes perfect sense that you would like to improve the thermal performance of your walls by completing the cavity...” More...