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Embedded thumbnail for Electrical and Plumbing Penetrations
Source: Building Media, Inc., Steve Easley - published September 28, 2017
Author: Building Media, Inc.
Video that discusses electrical and plumbing penetrations in homes.
Embedded thumbnail for HVAC Systems
Source: Building Media, Inc. - published March 30, 2017
Author: Steve Easley
This video describes basic information about HVAC systems including types of systems, proper installation tips and potential design pitfalls.
Embedded thumbnail for Indoor Air Quality (Weatherization Focus)
Source: Building Media, Inc. - published March 30, 2017
Author: Building Media, Inc.
This video discusses pollutants that impact indoor air quality, as well as how to improve indoor air quality in buildings using proper ventilation.
Embedded thumbnail for Insulation in Buildings
Source: Building Media, Inc. - published March 31, 2017
This video helps describe the role of insulation in buildings as it relates to heat transfer and energy savings.
Embedded thumbnail for Moisture Transport
Source: Building Media, Inc. - published March 31, 2017
Author: Steve Easley
Embedded thumbnail for Thermal Conductivity and Thermal Resistance
Source: Passive House Academy New Zealand - published July 1, 2016
Author: Dr. Kara Rosemeier
This video describes how to calculate thermal conductivity and thermal resistance of building components.
Embedded thumbnail for Window U-Value Calculation
Source: Passive House Academy New Zealand - published July 1, 2016
Author: Dr. Kara Rosemeier
This video describes how window U-value is calculated.