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Around Arlington, August 25, 2015

Around Arlington, August 25, 2015

ATV’s regular roundup of news and notes around Arlington.

Robert Brosnan: An Oral History

Robert Brosnan: An Oral History

Robert “Bob” Brosnan, retired director of Arlington County’s Department of Community Planning, Housing and Development, is interviewed about his years in Arlington Virginia and the changes he witnessed over three decades.

Around Arlington, July 31, 2015

Around Arlington, July 31, 2015

ATV’s bi-weekly roundup of all the news and notes Around Arlington.

County Board Wrap Up, July 2015

County Board Wrap Up, July 2015

ATV’s monthly update providing insight on all the actions and activity of the most recent County Board meeting.

Faces of Affordable Housing: Stability

Arlington’s Affordable Housing program uses public & private initiatives to create opportunities for people to live, work, & play in Arlington County VA.

Faces of Affordable Housing: The Economy

Affordable housing helps the economy in Arlington County VA.

Around Arlington, July 8, 2015

Around Arlington, July 8, 2015

Arlington TV’s bi-weekly round up of all the news and notes around Arlington.

State of the County 2015

State of the County 2015

Arlington County Board Chair Mary Hynes delivers the annual State of the County address.

County Board Wrap Up, June 2015

County Board Wrap Up, June 2015

ATV’s monthly update providing insight on all the actions and activity of the most recent County Board meeting.

Patty Shields and Helen Reinecke-Wilt discuss the passive house project while seated at a table.

How to Build a Better Home: Living in the Passive House

Green homebuilder Patty Shields talks about the lessons learned from building a totally passive house and we hear from the perspective of the homeowner.

Homebuilder Patty Shields gesturing toward a fireplace

How to Build a Better Home: Fireplace and Lighting

Green homebuilder Patty Shields talks about lighting and fireplace considerations when building a passive house.

Green homebuilder Patty Shields discussing HVAC and air flow.

How to Build a Better Home: HVAC and Duct Work

Green homebuilder Patty Shields talks about the HVAC and duct work that goes into a passive house for more efficient air flow.

Homebuilder Patty Shields gesturing toward a window sealant.

How to Build a Better Home: Sealing for Air and Moisture

Green homebuilder Patty Shields talks about the importance of sealing for air and moisture when building a passive house.

Slab insulation being laid.

How to Build a Better Home: Slab Insulation and Vapor Barrier

Green homebuilder Patty Shields talks about the importance of using slab insulation to create a vapor barrier when building a passive house.

Green homebuilder Patty Shields standing before an open wall.

How to Build a Better Home: Wall Construction and Insulation

In this segment, green homebuilder Patty Shields talks about the importance of proper wall construction and insulation when building a passive house. Arlington County AIRE Green Home Choice program manager Helen Reinecke-Wilt introduces the segment. http://freshaireva.us/2011/11/greenhomechoice/. Links to all nine segments can be found at http://environment.arlingtonva.us/energy/how-to-build-a-better-home/