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ERV mold

Green Homes 2 - Mon, 2022-11-14 19:44
I can’t decide between HRV and ERVI live in montreal quebec where we have dry cold winters and humid summers. ERV makes the most sense but I read reviews online…
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Block Stem Wall Slab W/ Limited Insulation Tapered Slab

Green Homes 2 - Mon, 2022-11-14 17:11
Hi Guys, I'm in the process of finalizing a plan for a Stem Wall Slab foundation. I'm in CZ4 and nearly all the Stem Walls here are CMU and not…
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Selecting the Right ERV

Green Homes 2 - Mon, 2022-11-14 15:04
I’m deciding between these 2 ERV for my 2200 sqft house.One has 10 more CFM but 10% less SREVanee V160E75RT 140CFM @0.2 75% SREVanee v160E65RT 150CFM @0.2 65% SRE cost difference…
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China Economy Lecture

Green Homes - Mon, 2022-11-14 14:00
Location: Zoom & Room K262, CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Jonas Nahm, Assistant Professor of Energy, Resources, and Environment, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, will present "Collaborative Advantage: Forging Green Industries in the New Global Economy."... Read more about China Economy Lecture

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Tips for Passive Solar Design

Green Homes 2 - Mon, 2022-11-14 13:38
My designer is finishing up our floor plan and elevations, however, I am very late to the energy efficiency platform. I have been trying to read & watch as many…
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The Power of Plants

Green Homes - Mon, 2022-11-14 11:28
November 3, 2022

Harvard Professor and Vice Provost of Research John Shaw details the stories told about plants at a recent conference at Harvard's Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection... Read more about The Power of Plants

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The World Is Going to Miss the Totemic 1.5°C Climate Target

Green Homes - Mon, 2022-11-14 11:24
November 5, 2022

HUCE Director Daniel Schrag offers his thoughts on the reality of global temperature targets... Read more about The World Is Going to Miss the Totemic 1.5°C Climate Target

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Insulating inaccessible Rim Joist of 100 yr old house

Green Homes 2 - Mon, 2022-11-14 10:19
Hello,I am trying to find some advise about insulating the rim Joist area of my 110 year old home. Martin went into detail on this with spray foam and/or XPS…
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STS Circle at Harvard

Green Homes - Mon, 2022-11-14 10:15
Location: CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Tawanna Dillahunt, Information, University of Michigan, will present "Alternative Narratives of Digital Futures: A Discussion of Equitable Approaches."... Read more about STS Circle at Harvard

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HUH Seminar

Green Homes - Mon, 2022-11-14 10:10
Location: Online & Weld Hill Lecture Hall

Iñaki Hormaza, Research Professor, IHSM la Mayora, Spain, and Visiting Scholar of the Arnold Arboretum at Harvard University, will present "Where Have All the Flowers Gone? Understanding the Extremely Low Fruit to Flower Ratio in Avocado."... Read more about HUH Seminar

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MCZ Lunchtime Seminar

Green Homes - Mon, 2022-11-14 10:00
Location: MCZ 101A, Robert A. Gilbert Room, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

"Geography, Genetics and Speciation of Butterflies in the Amazon" with Neil Rosser, Postdoctoral Fellow, Mallet Lab, Harvard University.... Read more about MCZ Lunchtime Seminar

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Urban Conversations

Green Homes - Mon, 2022-11-14 10:00
Location: Barker 110, Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St., Cambridge

Kessie Alexandre, a 2022-23 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Mahindra Humanities Center and an Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Washington, Seattle, will present "Climate Resilience and Urban Recovery in Newark's Green Spaces."... Read more about Urban Conversations

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Energy Policy Seminar

Green Homes - Mon, 2022-11-14 10:00
Location: 414AB, David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Rubenstein Building, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

John Larsen, Partner at Rhodium Group. Larsen will present "US Climate Progress: The Inflation Reduction Act and What’s Next."... Read more about Energy Policy Seminar

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EPS Colloquium

Green Homes - Mon, 2022-11-14 10:00
Location: Zoom & Geological Museum 102, Haller Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Emily Fischer, Colorado State University, will give a talk (titled TBA).... Read more about EPS Colloquium

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How do you fix the screwed up log in procedure?

Green Homes 2 - Mon, 2022-11-14 07:45
For the last month or so every time I try to access the site I get a message that it is being updated and I need to make a new…
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An Introduction to Vetting Sustainable Materials

Green Homes 2 - Mon, 2022-11-14 02:00
A design consultant shares resources for choosing products for a healthy high-performance home with lower embodied carbon than its conventional counterpart
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Lights will be on their own circuit, separate from receptacles, size breaker for lights?

Green Homes 2 - Sun, 2022-11-13 17:03
Since my lights will be on their own breakers should I go with a really low amp breaker like 10 or 5 amps? Or should I stay with 15?all my…
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sourcing collated 10d/12d/16d “Common” nails

Green Homes 2 - Sun, 2022-11-13 15:07
I have plans spec'ing Common nails, only.  It seems after some digging** that virtually all collated nails are "Box" nails sizes.  I am having trouble sourcing this size nail for…
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Devil’s Triangle

Green Homes 2 - Sun, 2022-11-13 13:16
Hello Folks, (I'm learning a lot lately, and have posted before but have a better understanding now of my issue.  I would really appreciate any updated ideas as I may not…
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Ducted mini-split – using HVAC closet as hallway return plenum

Green Homes 2 - Sun, 2022-11-13 12:02
Ducted mini-split on a 2100 sf one level, zone 3 good enough house.A vertically mounted Fujitsu 12k mini-split in it's own "HVAC closet". Has supply plenum above it with duct…
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