Gaines Group Architects

Green Term Defined: Solatube

A Solatube is a tubular daylighting system. The solatube was created in Australia that captures daylight using a dome installed at the roof deck level and reflects it through a cylindrical tube into interior spaces.  

Green Term Defined: air sealing

Air sealing is the first line of defense against wasting energy in your home and protecting your indoor air quality. Air sealing is the practice of filling all those gaps, cracks, and holes in your thermal envelope. This tightens the home’s air pressure giving you a solid...