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Becoming Energy Efficient: The Mother News Fair

Posted on Tue, Oct 16, 2012

Since joining the UltimateAir team, I’ve learned first hand that sustainable living isn’t just a fad—it’s a lifestyle sweeping the nation.

That is exactly why I was so excited to attend The Mother Earth News Fair. I was impressed with the booths and exhibits and I’m convinced: sustainable living can positively affect a household and it doesn’t need to be a complicated process.

I was tempted to visit some of the demonstration booths; making mozzarella cheese sounded fun. But I knew my time would be better spent discussing modern building sciences and techniques.

First, I met the builders of a sustainable community in Belize. Their Ruralist community known as Carmelita Gardens emphasized some amazing passive and sustainable building techniques. I was sure to discuss their forms of natural ventilation, and many other unique building processes they are emphasizing.

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Steve Linton of Deltec homes, was another must see. Based in North Carolina, Deltec Homes works with homebuilders step-by-step to create some of the most modern green homes in the United States. They don’t hold back either—Deltec home’s often feature solar paneling, as well as superior indoor air quality.

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I also spent some time at the booth of Pittsburgh’s own Chatam University. They’re excited about their newly offered masters program in sustainability and it's easy to see why. The best way to secure the future of the green-industries is to have new talent come in.

 With over 15,000 people in attendance, it is clear that green lifestyles are becoming a much more common event. In the end, I can say that someone from UltimateAir will be attending the next Mother Earth News Fair. I can only hope that I will be assigned the privilege next year.

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Luke Langhals

Director of Business Development

UltimateAir Inc.

 

 

Tags: Building Energy Conference, UltimateAir., Home Energy Efficiency Best Practices Better Build, Air Filtration

UltimateAir Attended the Better Buildings by Design | 2012 Conference

Posted on Mon, Feb 13, 2012
UltimateAir’s Jason Morosko attended the Better Buildings by Design conference.  The conference was held on February 8 & 9, 2012 at the Sheraton Conference Center in Burlington, Vermont.describe the image

Jason presented at the conference the following topics.  Check out his presentation.
  • Best practices of commercial ventilation operation
  • The cost of ventilation options in commercial applications
  • Commercial ventilation design
  • Commercial ventilation and it's relationship to the heating/cooling system

“The conference was well attended, great turnout, I was impressed”

Stay tuned to our blog for more events and conferences!

Tags: Home Energy Efficiency Best Practices Better Build, Vermonts by Design 2012 Conference