tsts House as a System
Presented by Dana Mosher and Peggy Curran
House as a System Agenda
General Overview of House Systems
Diagnostics – Whole House Approach
Home Performance Contractor Challenge
“Think Outside the Box”
Q & A
House as a System
About a third of owner-occupied homes are now at least
45 years old and an additional third is between 25 and
45 years old meaning that a large majority of homes are
in increasing need of remodeling and repair… AND
upgrade of the home’s performance.
What is House as a System?
• The systematic approach to
improving the comfort, health,
safety, energy efficiency and
durability of a home.
Definition of System
• A group of interacting, interrelated,
or interdependent elements forming
a complex whole.
The System, . . .
To understand you must first, . . .
BEFORE YOU DESIGN,
BUILD OR RENOVATE
Courtesy Building Science Corp.
Thank you for your interest in House
as a System – Questions?
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