Home Star may be dead, but that's not the end of home improvement companies' interest in weatherization. Far from abandoning the idea, an increasing number of companies are remaking themselves as “energycontractors.”
Small-business optimism gained 0.8 points in September, but NFIB’s chief economist cautions that in spite of this uptick, there is little among the 10 Index components that can be considered “positive.”
Owens Corning has announced that it EcoTouch insulation has been certified as a biobased product by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It is the first fiberglass insulation to receive this designation, according to the company.