Tilson Homes
Apr 3, 2020

Building an Energy Efficient Home

Live Seminars, Construction Practices

In this seminar 4th generation member of the Tilson Family, Eric Alarid, walks through Tilson’s process of building “tight” homes by properly managing water, air, and heat.

What We Cover:

  • How energy efficiency is measured.
  • What makes a home “tight?”
  • How moisture is managed and removed from the home.
  • Air changes per hour and air movement testing.
  • Maintaining indoor temperature efficiently.
  • Electrical components and HVAC units.



Seminar Notes:

  • Measuring energy efficiency (H.E.R.S. Index) [1:09]
  • How Tilson ensures energy efficiency [2:57]
  • Managing water [3:53]
  • Pause for questions [12:52]
  • Managing Air [17:40]
  • Pause for questions [25:18]
  • Managing heat [33:49]
  • Closing questions [47:45]
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