Author: SK Collaborative

Previous Next Note: Originally posted by Carl Seville on Green Building Advisor.   Smearing mastic in the wrong place Notice the nice layer of mastic on the insulation, but nothing where the collar connects to the plenum. In my business of certifying buildings, most of my work involves working with architects, contractors,...

Previous Next   Note: Originally published by Carl Seville on www.greenbuildingadvisor.com Some days I like my work, and some days I don’t, but I guess that’s just the way the world is. This love/hate relationship really rears its ugly head when I have to go out and do blower...

Or maybe just restricted to licensed installers   NOTE: This is a repost of SK Collaborative co-president Carl Seville's blog from 2010, originally seen on Green Building Advisor. A significant amount of my work these days is certifying homes under one or more of the available green building...

Note: Originally published by Carl Seville on Green Building Advisor. Over my now decades-long career in construction and renovation, I have rarely attended any home tours, but I recently went on a tour of modern homes in Atlanta sponsored by a group called, quite appropriately, Modern Atlanta....

Previous Next Note: Originally posted by Carl Seville on Green Building Advisor Looking through the April issue of Remodeling Magazine (after reading my own column in the issue), I ran across an article about John Tabor, a remodeler who used an addition to his own home to learn about green building and train his crews on technologies that...