Energy Efficiency & Building Science News
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Why would a company support regulation that would ban its own products? To be sure, ethics and responsibility played a role, but so did a desire to influence the regulatory process.
Because of spray polyurethane foam’s unique attributes, the material is widely recognized as an optimal solution for unvented attics, as well as for roofing, walls and ceilings.
A new analysis from Frost & Sullivan finds that one "green-building" concept gaining prominence is the net zero–energy building, which generates as much renewable energy as is necessary onsite.
A new ICC policy requires a code change proponent indicate whether the code change proposal will increase the cost of construction and substantiate the cost impact.
The supply chain has changed dramatically since the recession, making the same old way of doing things no longer good enough.
Michael Anschel has hopes that architectural panels will soon help fill a need in residential building. In this segment, he and Carl Seville look at Dri-Design wall panels made from recyclable materials like aluminum, zinc, and copper.
Rep. Michaud sent a letter to the President stating, “I respectfully request that you act to better link performance standards with federal funding opportunities, rewarding states and other grantees that pursue cost effective projects with extended lifespans.”
Following seven years of slow and uneven growth in demand and pricing, 2015 will be the strongest year yet for cold-formed steel and related products.
BASF is one of the first European manufacturers to have switched its entire portfolio of polystyrene-based insulation products for the European market to a new flame retardant.
LIQUIDARMOR™ -CM Flashing and Sealant is a sprayable, waterborne coating to be used as joint sealant and window flashing for Dow’s commercial wall systems.
The 2014 CAMX Steering Committee has awarded Composite Panel Systems with the first-ever Unsurpassed Innovation CAMX Award.
Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) said on Wednesday that there is a "good chance" the new GOP majority will bring forward his energy efficiency bill as early as January.
During the 2000s, nearly half of the world’s new buildings were erected in China, according to a National Resources Defense Council study. Yet only five percent of them met China’s energy efficiency standards.