Energy Efficiency & Building Science News
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In this episode, the Green Police assess innovative products to find simple high-performance solutions for your homes.
Dow Chemical Co. is moving ahead with plans to add plastics capacity in North and South America, and is advancing other strategic options as well.
Insulated buildings don't dry out so well. When water gets in, it stays in and wreaks more mischief. Doing things in the right order and understanding moisture management is not optional anymore.
The National Association of Manufacturers is pushing the lame-duck Senate to pass the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) to save US manufacturers millions.
Insulated metal panels (IMPs) are the preferred method of construction for buildings in which refrigerated or other low temperature-controlled interior environments are required.
Plastics manufacturers are counting on ethane processing plants tied to natural gas from the Marcellus, Utica and other shale regions in the United States to lift the industry out of its slow-growth pattern.
Renewable chemicals developer Genomatica took the #1 spot in the 2014-15 “30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals and Materials” rankings, published today in The Digest.
The American Wood Council (AWC) has published a new Design for Code Acceptance, “Meeting Residential Energy Requirements with Wood-Frame Construction” or DCA 7.
Energy-efficiency advocates are asking the state’s high court to review a New Mexico Court of Appeals decision in September that allowed a rollback of New Mexico’s green building code.
Lauren Hunter takes a look at ZIP System radiant barrier panels – the latest addition to Huber Engineered Wood’s all-in-one sheathing offering. The panels could cool conditioned attic spaces by 30 degrees.
The Green Police are back! This time, green building consultants Michael Anschel and Carl Seville show us batt insulation from Roxul that’s made from minerals and recycled materials.
Single-family and multifamily homes built in the previous ten years accounted for just 3.2 percent of the energy consumed in the U.S.
In this Vision2020 presentation, Steven Winter, president of Steven Winter Associates, defines building science and outlines the key solutions in reaching 2020 energy-efficiency goals.
Coastal Connection visited a job site in Maine ski country to follow along on the roof and wall framing for a super-insulated, high-performance addition designed using Passive House methods.
David Weekley Homes, whose corporate offices are in Houston. The company joined the green building revolution by connecting with Environments for Living (EFL), which uses concepts of building science to build green homes.