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Building green homes in Napa requires a combination of abiding by national standards, learning about the local natural environment and being aware of how light and heat change over the course of a day in Napa Valley.

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Ryan Myers, program director for RESNET, recently outlined his top priorities for 2019 in an interview with Edward Keegan.  According to the resulting article, Myers most important responsibility is to increase the number of HERS-rated homes in the U.S. above the current level of 200,000.

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Insulated metal panels (IMPs) are an exterior cladding system that can be used on virtually any type of facility and are commonly found on industrial-type structures such as storage buildings or warehouses.

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Using spray foam insulation in unvented attics, where the orientation and type of insulation applied to the top of the building enclosure has changed from the traditional way, temperature and moisture conditions experienced by various assembly elements will be impacted.

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Despite the challenges posed by weather in the fourth quarter, Beacon Roofing Supply's net sales rose 50% year-over-year.

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DuPont Safety & Construction, a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, today announced the release of the DuPont Tyvek DrainVent Rainscreen to provide advanced protection against moisture damage in exterior wall systems.

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Johns Manville announced the completion of a TPO expansion project in Scottsboro, Ala., to manufacture 12-foot-wide TPO roofing sheets.

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The latest Top Trusted Brands survey by Architecture & Design has once again named Kingspan Insulation as the Top Trusted Brand in Insulation.

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A new tax reform bill features enhanced deductions under Section 179 that lower the cost of commercial property improvements, including the roof.