The Informer – October 2018

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       October 2018 President’s Message MIAQC recently hosted a Healthy Housing Summit, which brought together property owners, tenant representatives, codes officials, and health professionals to seek better ways to address mold problems in rental properties. Despite the fact that attendees have interests that at times conflict, we were able to find common ground. This is […]

Spray Foam Part Two! Assuring Quality Spray Foam for Builders

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This article is a follow-up to an article published in the July issue of The Informer, and was contributed by Henri Fennell, a building envelope specialist and architect from North Thetford, VT.  Henri has over forty years of experience in energy conservation design, products, and services, and was one of the featured presenters at our […]

Tips for Building a Healthy, Energy-Efficient Home

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Tips for Building a Healthy, Energy-Efficient Home The following recommendations are excerpted from the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council’s full “Checklist for New Residential Construction”, which is available for free on  this website at:  https://maineindoorair.org/iaq-checklist-for-new-residential-construction/ Building a new home is a big, complex project.  The purpose of this article is to highlight the most critical construction […]