Energy Efficiency

Demand for mineral wool insulation in the commercial market is forecast to grow 3.4% annually to 366 million pounds in 2022, valued at $135 million.

Below are the ten most read Energy Efficiency & Building Science News articles published in the second quarter of 2018. 

Energy efficiency and environmental friendliness have become top priorities for homebuyers in recent years, and Beazer has been there paving the way. Beazer goes above and beyond, ensuring that each and every one of their homes lives up to their standards.

Using the ERI performance path, a builder could use slightly less energy-efficient windows as long as improvements are made elsewhere, e.g., with a high-performance attic, for example by installing LP TechShield Radiant Barrier Sheathing above the attic.

Local governments across the United States are increasingly prioritizing energy efficiency, and there are a lot of efficiency jobs out there – 2.25 million.

On Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the Norman City Council approved a resolution that offers incentives to homebuilders who build more energy efficient homes for a pilot period of six months.

Wood rafters are the weak link in the insulation system you describe. In the absence of a thermal break, heat from the living space can flow through the drywall into the rafters - which are much more conductive than the surrounding foam - and pass through the rafters to the outdoors.

Icynene-Lapolla, a global supplier and manufacturer of high performance, energy efficient insulation for construction, today introduced its all-new Lapolla FOAM-LOK 450 Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation.

Kingspan's GreenGuard Building Wrap family now includes a new product GreenGuard RainArmor Building Wrap and an enhanced GreenGuard HPW Building Wrap.

Atlas Roofing Corporation has announced a new partnership with HOVER, the platform that generates accurate, interactive 3D models of any property. Atlas Roofing’s shingle product lines will now be available within the HOVER platform.