Mass timber is best applied as a competitor to concrete construction. Timber is lighter, offers carbon reductions, and can be erected faster than concrete.
Performance Building Supply and Keith Bidwell of SIGA gave a workshop in Portland on proper air sealing techniques for high performance buildings.
Part 2 - Dave Low of Agatewood Sustainability Strategies spoke about Portland’s 2030 district at the Passivehaus Maine Fall Forum.
Part 1 - Rob Conboy of Better BEE, Inc. (Better) spoke about his work with the City of Burlington, VT, which is committed to meeting the 2030 Challenge.
PDT attends 2017 Maine Affordable Housing conference.
Originally published in Grow Smart Maine, PDT’s David Webster discusses reasons to renovate rather than replace.