Building Science

Greenfiber and SES, leaders in the insulation industry, have partnered to offer an exciting new approach to home insulation with their Custom Comfort Solutions, highlighted by two projects completed with builders Elev8 and Monte Hewett Homes, and spray foam contractor SEI Group.

ASHRAE announced the recent launch of the Building Energy Quotient (Building EQ) Portal, which provides a faster, more automated approach to receive a Building EQ Performance Score.

The Sprayfoam Show 2018 Convention & Expo is he largest annual event dedicated to Spray Polyurethane Foam will take place January 29 through February 1 in Mobile, Alabama.

Meritage Homes' reNEWable Living Home BUILDER concept project includes new and noteworthy products from 18 manufacturers.

US isocyanate buyers are hoping to see improved supply conditions in 2018, after both methyl di-p phenylene isocyanate (MDI) and toluene di-isocyanate (TDI) markets saw significant price increases over the course of 2017, driven by persistent supply tightness.

The Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, entitled “DOE Modernization: Advancing DOE’s Mission for National, Economic, and Energy Security of the United States.”

The NREL scientists created solar windows that use thermochromism — the property of substances to change color due to a change in temperature — to transform from transparent to tinted, and convert sunlight into electricity in that tinted state.

CR Herro, vice president of environmental affairs at Meritage Homes and the lead on the project, explains the background of this housing revolution in energy efficiency in this short video.

Moody's Investors Service is maintaining a stable outlook for the pending materials science spin-off of DowDuPont, expecting that the company will make adjustments to compensate for its lower earnings, caused by a shift of some businesses to another spin-off.

BASF, one of the world’s largest chemical groups, will replace Chief Executive Kurt Bock with his deputy Martin Brudermueller in May as it prepares to carve out its oil and gas division and spends billions of euros on farm seed assets.