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Advanced residential construction and home improvement consulting and owner's advocacy in Atlanta, using the latest building performance diagnostic and modeling techniques and tools. Airtightness, insulation, HVAC, ventilation, moisture, and air quality and EMF consulting for homeowners and building professionals alike.

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Home performance articles and stories from the field with internationally respected building forensics guru Corbett Lunsford at the Building Performance Workshop. Hear new episodes of the Building Performance Podcast, see new videos from the Home Performance YouTube channel, and learn all about how diagnostic testing (more than an 'Energy Audit') can make home improvement and new home construction a proven process!

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Building Science Podcast features HOMEChem

Corbett Lunsford

Corbett and Kristof Irwin from Positive Energy Austin dive deep into the revolution that's brewing. Building Science will never be the same after the HOMEChem Experiment shows us the 4-dimensional chess game that's happening at a molecular level inside every building and vehicle in the world.

Subscribe to the Building Science Podcast on iTunes or any other podcast platform. More at: https://positiveenergy.pro/building-science-podcast/2018/9/20/0asmwbpk31r3ced6myrqjjeg9smvy4

Risinger and Lunsford at the HOMEChem Test House

Corbett Lunsford

Corbett talks with high performance builder star Matt Risinger about what HOMEChem could mean for his business. Shot by Joey Puterbaugh at the University of Texas at Austin Pickle Research Campus. Matt Risinger's channel is: https://www.youtube.com/MattRisinger

Podcast #83 Affordable Housing That Kicks McMansions' Butts with Bill Lazar

Corbett Lunsford

Today Corbett talks with Bill Lazar of St. Johns Housing Partnership about how his organization built hundreds of affordable homes in St. Augustine, Florida, that are scientifically superior to the million dollar mansions going up across town. Recorded from the #TinyLab on the Proof Is Possible Tour.

PODCAST #81: Keep Asking Questions with Hap Haven

Corbett Lunsford

Today Corbett talks with Hap Haven of US Green Home about where home performance contractors come from and where we're going (and how not to crash and burn on the way there). Sponsored by the Building Performance Workshop's 6-Week Mastermind Distance Course and Home Performance for Tiny Spaces course.

PODCAST #78: John Krigger on Home Performance WINS and FAILS

Corbett Lunsford

Today Corbett talks with home performance legend John Krigger, author of several books including Residential Energy, about how home performance professionals are winning and failing at helping clients with their homes.  Sponsored by Fall Fast Track, the 6-week mastermind course for home performance professionals.

To download this episode or hear more, subscribe in iTunes or visit BuildingPerformancePodcast.com

PODCAST #77: Matt Risinger on Building High Performance Homes

Corbett Lunsford

Today Corbett talks with Matt Ringer of Risinger Homes (and YouTube fame) about insulation/outsulation, building science facts/fiction, and the classic dilemma of building anything well: it's complicated. Sponsored by Fall Fast Track, the only 6-week distance mastermind course in home performance.

Home Performance Pros: Listen, Smile, and Remember Sometimes You're an Idiot

Corbett Lunsford

Listening, smiling, and validating are all skills that any home performance professional must have in order to serve homeowners, architects, developers, and other contractors!  Don't get so full of scientific diagnostic proof that you forget we all have to relate to each other in order to make any home improvements or performance-based building project work.

PODCAST #74 SAFE, HEALTHY, AND TESTED: BPI's Larry Zarker means home performance, not VD

Corbett Lunsford

Today Corbett talks at the Habitat X thinktank with BPI CEO Larry Zarker about his passions: helping contractors, building homes that stop sending you to the emergency room, and how to infiltrate the health insurance industry to help make all that happen. Sponsored by the 6-week Fall Fast Track distance mastermind course for home performance black belts.

To download this episode or hear others, visit BuildingPerformancePodcast.com

PODCAST #65 TINY HOUSE HOTEL: Yes, This Is a Real Thing. Yes, It's Awesome.

Corbett Lunsford

Today Corbett travels all the way to Portland to talk with Kol Peterson, owner of Caravan Tiny House Hotel, and tiny house builder Ben Kovco. Tiny houses- who wants one, what are the challenges, is it a passing fad or here to stay? Sponsored by the Building Performance Workshop training portal!

To download this episode or hear more, subscribe in iTunes or visit BuildingPerformancePodcast.com

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PODCAST #64 THE CONTRACTOR AT THE TOP: Rick Chitwood on Being Unbeatable

Corbett Lunsford

Today Corbett talks with Rick Chitwood of Chitwood Energy Management, author of the book Measured Home Performance, and the wizard behind the curtain for all home improvement contractors whether they know it or not. Rick discusses how he launched into performance-based home improvements from a conventional HVAC background, and why he had zero warranty claims despite promising concrete and aggressive results. This special episode is from the 2014 Fall Fast Track- learn more at HomePerformance.training

To download this episode or hear more, subscribe in iTunes or visit BuildingPerformancePodcast.com

PODCAST #63 ALL OVER THIS LAND: Taking the Temperature of Homebuilders Around the World

Corbett Lunsford

Today Corbett takes you on a tour of performance based building from a sampling of builders around the world, and realizes that the millionaires are going to be very angry when they realize what they're paying for isn't nearly as good as the affordable housing to be had on the other side of the tracks. Hosted by Corbett Lunsford at the International Builders Show (IBS) in Las Vegas and the Michigan Habitat for Humanity HOMES Summit, January 2015.

Thanks to Robert & Deb Berger, Hiroshi Kuratsu, Rick Eversold, William Wright, Dustin Johnston, Scott Spencer, Bob Passkey Sr., Joey Cuzano, and Bruce Rumsberg for voicing their opinions about performance testing!

To download this episode or hear more, subscribe in iTunes or visit BuildingPerformancePodcast.com

PODCAST #61 BREAK FREE OF REBATES: Nate Adams on Private Market Home Performance Contracting

Corbett Lunsford

Today we talk with Nate Adams of Energy Smart Home Performance about the techniques necessary to skirt the red tape of rebates and incentives, and earn more with stellar customer service and huge performance improvements. This special episode is from the 2014 Fall Fast Track- learn more at HomePerformance.training

To download this episode or hear more, subscribe in iTunes or visit BuildingPerformancePodcast.com