Building Science Live

Cup of Joe's

Cup of Joe - Betsy Pettit and Joe Lstiburek on How to Get to Net-Zero

To get to zero energy conservation takes us most of the way…and the last bit is the renewables piece.  We get 70 percent of the way to “net zero” with conservation….  Guess what…we changed the…

Westford Symposium

Below-Grade Waterproofing for Deep Foundations

Peter Baker, P.Eng., is the President of Building Science Corporation. The Romans taught us about how to deal with foundations above the water table over 2,000 years ago. We are still figuring things…

Building Science Briefs

Do Termite Shields Work?

Pests include insects and animals that have a harmful effect on humans, food or living conditions. Pests include insects, termites, ants, cockroaches, mice, rats and dust mites. We are not going to…