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The latest resources for the home and building performance industry

Our online resource library contains industry resources, including downloadable PDFs, webinar playbacks, videos, and reports. This library is continually updated to include the latest information and educational content.

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Young Professionals in the Indoor Environmental Industry 

Watch as Shaiasia Erickson and Alexis Jennings discuss why they chose this field and their outlook on the future for this profession.

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HVAC: Refrigeration Cycle 101 

The basic air conditioning and refrigeration refrigerant circuit explained and illustrated in simple terms.

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HVAC: Evaporator 101 

Learn about the basic purpose and function of the evaporator coil.

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Building Performance Standards Are A Powerful New Tool in the Fight Against Climate Change 

Read the fact sheet which lays out the basics of building performance standards, new mandatory policies that require building owners to meet performance targets by actively improving the energy performance of their building over time.

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Healthy Indoors Show: The Subjective Science of Mold Sampling! 

Watch as Bob Krell and Susan Valenti discuss how consultants can interpret the analysis results of samples.

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A Builder’s Guide to Breathable Indoor Air 

Read the article which explains how builders should be installing ventilation for better, more breathable air.

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What Can the U S Learn from the Best Made Homes in the World? 

Watch the presentation to learn about the Swedish homebuilding industry and explain its success.

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Climate-Conscious Building: Retrofit Revolution 

Read the Spring/Summer 2020 issue of Passive House Buildings Retrofit Revolution.

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Passive House Accelerator: Passive Goes Pre-Fab 

Read the report which highlights the tremendous growth in recent years of the manufacturing of specialized prefabricated assemblies for Passive House buildings.

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Passive House Accelerator Magazine – Retrofits 2021 

Read the report which covers a wide array of key retrofit expertise, resources, and featured projects from all over North America.

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Life After Mold 

Watch as Dr. Lauren Tessier discusses mold illnesses and life after mold.

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Connecting Researchers & Practitioners with guests Richard Shaughnessy & John Downey 

Listen as Dr. Richard Shaughnessy and John Downey discuss the importance of bringing together academics and industry pros to solve indoor environmental issues.

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Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Resources for State & Local Leaders 

Download the resource guide to learn about the many resources and publications from the State and Local Solution Center website and across EERE programs.

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A Cup of Joe: Second Law of Thermodynamics 

Watch as Joe Lstiburek discusses the Second Law of Thermodynamics.

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What is IAQ? With guest Joe Medosch 

Listen as Joe Medosch discusses important indoor environmental topics for professionals and consumers.

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