Details for your Architect & Builder

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Send your architect to download architectural details for achieving high levels of performance:

Free online courses for your architect that explain the concepts behind those details:

There are three main places for builders and architects alike to go for building science / Passive House training to meet Xcel requirements:

Airtighting training and detailing – There are networks of professionals who gather online to discuss airtightness strategies. A group called Passive House Accelerator is the best place to start:

Here’s a great recent introductory airsealing training:

There are many more videos found here:

For questions about air sealing details, and other general green building questions, contact Johnny Rezvani who is writing here on behalf of the Colorado Green Building Guild: