H3592 marks a trend in which chemical and plastic trade groups have opposed the integration of LEED standards in the Southeast. In 2013, North Carolina, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas saw anti-LEED state-level policies introduced for debate.
In 2013, Los Angeles reigns supreme for the sixth year in a row in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) annual ranking of the top 25 U.S. cities with the most Energy Star-certified commercial buildings.
The EPA released some interesting statistics: more than 23,000 buildings earned their Energy-Star certification by the end of last year. These buildings saved more than $3.1 billion on utility bills and prevented greenhouse emissions.
The Senate will take up an $85 billion tax-extenders bill and an energy-efficiency measure after lawmakers return April 28 from a two-week recess, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) said Friday.
Owens Corning is using scientific data, video and in-person demos to educate architects, builders and contractors about the proven performance, reliability, and manufacturing characteristics of XPS versus EPS.
This edition of Canadian Wood-Frame House Construction has been updated to reflect the residential requirements of the 2010 edition of the NBC, including new energy efficiency requirements in the 2012 Interim Changes.
Veteran Infrastructure Products (VIP), is offering a panelized composite building system that provides an energy-efficient, cost-effective solution for a wide variety of temporary and permanent housing needs.
A New York-based company have set out to create a suite of details for retrofit and new construction that will accomplish the air-sealing and insulation they're aiming to achieve, but without the foam.