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Posted by Allison Bailes on September 11, 2018
Everyone these days wants to be a building scientist. It's the second most popular branch of the sciences, after all (the most popular being physics, naturally). So today let's discuss how you can enhance your future in building science by learning how to talk like a building scientist. When I'm...
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Posted by Allison Bailes on August 24, 2018
I love to share good resources and here's one you need to know about if you're interested in the nitty gritty of HVAC systems. I'm talking about HVAC School, with their various channels like their daily Tech Tips email, YouTube videos, quizzes, and a podcast. It's all free. Bryan Orr (shown below...
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Posted by Allison Bailes on August 22, 2018
The 22nd annual Westford Symposium on Building Science (aka, Building Science Summer Camp) happened two weeks ago. And it began with a bang, as Professor John Straube expounded on moisture physics for half a day. I've now had the chance to hear him present on mechanical systems for low-load homes...
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Posted by Allison Bailes on August 4, 2017
Well, another Building Science Summer Camp has come and gone. If you've been reading this blog for a while, you probably know about it. You may even know that I have a special history with it. Dr. Joseph Lstiburek and Betsy Pettit, his wife and business partner, (shown below) host it each year at...
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