Energy Efficiency & Building Science News

- Energy Efficiency News

As we reported in January, the Group B 2021 I-Codes contain a number of significant improvements in the realm of energy efficiency and building science.

- Energy Efficiency News

The ICC recently released its schedule for the development of the 2021 Group A I-Codes and 2022 Group B I-Codes.

- Energy Efficiency News

Energy efficiency is many things to many people, encompassing a wide range of technologies and approaches, from building insulation or LED lightbulbs to vehicle fuel economy or manufacturing practices.

- Energy Efficiency News, Framing News

DAP’s newest wall & floor sealant, the Sound Block E90, is designed specifically to reduce sound transmission through penetrations in wall and floor systems, as well as improve STC ratings in sound-rated applications.

- Energy Efficiency News

Huntsman Corporation today announced that it has branded its world leading spray polyurethane foam (SPF) Business as Huntsman Building Solutions (HBS).

- Energy Efficiency News

A renewed need for medium-density housing within and surrounding East Coast cities, and economic pressures following the recent recession, have led to an increased use of economical wood-framed construction in large, multi-story residential buildings.

- Energy Efficiency News

Cavity insulation goes between (and is interrupted by) framing whereas continuous insulation is continuous and not interrupted by framing other than fasteners or service openings. 

- Energy Efficiency News

A new “open file” research report has just been completed to assess the role of building science and healthy buildings in relation to controlling the risk of health threats such as the COVID-19 pandemic. 

- Energy Efficiency News

As mentioned in a prior January 2020 EEBS article (2021 I-Codes Adopt Major Energy Efficiency & Building Science Advancements), many advancements forthcoming in the 2021 ICC family of codes (energy and building codes) were overviewed with the intent to address these advancements individually in future articles.

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