Energy Efficiency

Here are a few rules of thumb for designers and builders who want to install spray foam on the underside of roof sheathing.

Currently, the global EPS market is worth $11.9 billion and is estimated to reach $19.1 billion by 2018

Four states – Alabama, Massachusetts, Virginia, and Washington – are involved in a three-year DOE-funded pilot program started in 2010 to develop and test energy rating labels for homes.

DuPont Building Innovations launched DuPont Tyvek ThermaWrap R5.0, a building wrap that acts as a breathable air and water barrier, while providing continuous exterior insulation.

It seems there are a lot of states that could benefit from energy efficiency measures, find out where your state stands in terms of monthly residential and commercial electricity.

In a new home construction project, sloppy insulation may waste almost as much energy as it saves.

According to this fire service official, the most glaring difference between modular construction and traditional stick built construction is the use of two-part polyurethane foam structural adhesives. 

The VISION House Series, a collection of incredibly advanced, high performance, truly sustainable homes built around the country, opened its latest project in Tucson.

The Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) appointed Jack Armstrong as the association’s new Executive Director.

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