Energy Efficiency & Building Science News

- Energy Efficiency News

The home building industry is working to quantify the value that healthier, high-performance residential buildings can bring to occupants.

- Energy Efficiency News

PIMA is pleased to announce that its new live education course – Exterior Wall Fire Performance with Polyiso CI for Types I-IV Construction – is now available for member use.

- Energy Efficiency News

Climate change is affecting life throughout Chicagoland and around the world.

- Energy Efficiency News

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the recipients of the annual LEED Homes Awards.

- Energy Efficiency News

Americans’ homes are energy hogs. This is because houses in the US are much larger than houses in other countries, says a new study from University of Michigan researchers.

- Energy Efficiency News

Each year more than one-fifth of all new homes built in the U.S. are rated for their energy efficiency using the Residential Energy Services Network’s (RESNET) Home Energy Rating System (HERS®) Index.

- Energy Efficiency News

The Applied Building Technology Group has recently released updated versions of both the Steel Frame Wall Calculator and Wood Frame Wall Calcuator.

- Energy Efficiency News

At the recent IIBEC 2020 Virtual International Convention and Trade Show, Jay H. Crandell, P.E. gave a presentation titled “Applying Recent Building and Energy Code Advancements for Durable and Energy-Efficient Building Enclosures".

- Energy Efficiency News

The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force has developed guidance on the operation of HVAC systems to help mitigate the airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 as schools prepare to reopen for the fall academic year.

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