Energy Efficiency

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.

Atlas Roofing Corporation has promoted Jennifer Sansone to the Midwest Regional Sales Manager of the Roof & Wall Insulation Division. This is the third senior level promotion within the Atlas Roof & Wall Insulation division in just three months.

Denver Department of Public Health & Environment (DDPHE) has launched an interactive map showing how buildings across the city rank in terms of energy efficiency.

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.

Havelock Wool, a provider of wool insulation solutions, in partnership with 475 High Performance Building Supply, has introduced the ‘Smart Wall’, a smart enclosure system made of highly efficient, durable and sustainable products,

The undisputed leader of open-cell spray foam innovation, Icynene, has unveiled its latest high-performance light density spray foam insulation products – Icynene Classic Ultra and Icynene Classic Ultra Select.

A misguided reliance on “breathing” or drying potential as the primary means to make a building’s wall work, without proper consideration of variations in conditions of use, can lead to the problem of wetting potential being too high when conditions of use change.

With energy efficiency remaining high on the national and global construction agenda, ICC and ASHRAE have once again collaborated to release the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) and ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2016.