At Topnotch Construction, the principles of building science and the holistic “Whole House” approach apply to every project we undertake. When your home is opened up for remodeling it is the perfect time to address comfort and efficiency.
Building Science is the application of scientific principles toward a structure to help achieve the following:
Durability: Buildings should last for many years. Properly designed and performing structures often last for 100 years or more.
Moisture Management: Moisture is the enemy of a building. Moisture can permeate building components and lead to rot, insect infestation, mold, mildew and premature failure.
Energy efficiency: Modern buildings are designed to maximize energy usage and reduce consumption. Older buildings can be retrofitted to achieve energy efficiency.
Indoor air quality: As buildings become more energy efficient, the potential for indoor air quality issues increases. Mold, mildew, carbon monoxide, radon and VOCs are all problems that must be prevented.
Thermal Comfort: Building occupants should feel "cozy.” High or low humidity, large temperature swings, cold floors or uneven temperature distribution all lead to uncomfortable conditions for a building’s occupants.
Topnotch Construction uses our knowledge of building science to assure our clients a pleasant, healthy and efficient indoor environment. Building science is an evolving field, and our staff regularly attends continuing education events to expand our knowledge and provide our clients first-rate services that are always done right the first time.
Your house should feel like home. It should be a healthy place to live that provides years of comfortable living, both affordably and responsibly for your family.
We are experts at solving home comfort, health and efficiency problems. With over 25 years of construction and building science experience, state-of-the-art testing equipment and a knowledgeable and dedicated staff, Topnotch Construction is your remodeling building science leader on Long Island.
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