Energy Efficiency

One analytical tool that can help you consistently determine code compliance and reliable performance is the freely available wall calculator developed by the Applied Building Technology Group (ABTG). 

Aeroseal LLC\ announced that the company’s breakthrough duct sealing technology proved critical to the successful design and implementation of the ultra-high-efficiency HVAC system used in the new 26-story Cornell Tech Passive House.

SPI’s EnveloSeal Polyurethane Spray Foam is a two-component insulation system available in open and closed cell, with varying densities that can be engineered to a client’s specific needs

The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that model energy codes for residential and commercial buildings are projected to save (from 2010-2040) $126 billion at today’s energy prices.

. A leader in sustainable building, Meritage Homes identified an infill site in Irvine to apply its knowledge of zero-energy building practices to attached housing.

Demilechas earned Home Builder Executive magazine’s 2017 Gold Innovation Award for its industry leading product developments, including Heatlok HFO High Lift spray foam insulation and Heatlok Air Barrier System (ABS).

An mpg-like rating for homes is here. For the first time in history, people can find out the expected energy use of any home in the U.S.

Technology updates and changes in roofing, fenestration, and cladding products and strategies respond to the energy-efficient and high-performance demands of the marketplace.

As this infographic shows, when compared to other options, High-Density Polyiso cover boards offer many advantages.

A new guide has been published on the Department of Energy’s Building American Publication and Product Library that addresses various means of applying foam sheathing on framed walls in moderate climate zones.