Energy Efficiency & Building Science News

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Construction costs enter the discussion during the development of all building codes. In recent years, the energy code has received particular scrutiny and criticism due to a series of substantial energy-efficient improvements from the 2006 to 2012 versions.

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With the acquisition of Parex, Sika will expand its product portfolio for the building finishing market, further strengthening its world leader position in construction chemicals, and reaching sales in excess of CHF 8 billion for 2019.

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In this Q&A session with NCBPA Board Chair and building scientist, Meghan McDermott of High-Performance Building Solutions, we will discuss the benefits, goals, setbacks and industry trends of all things Commissioning.

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A recent article states the following as fact, where words are bolded so that these comments can be evaluated by the reader.

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In the past few weeks, weather systems throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Indiana and Ohio have had a significant impact on the built environment.

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Johns Manville (JM), a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality building and specialty products and a Berkshire Hathaway company, announced John Vasuta is the new President of the company’s Engineered Products business.

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Firestone Building Products Company, LLC (Firestone), a subsidiary of Bridgestone Americas and an industry leading global manufacturer of commercial roofing and building solutions, announced today the opening of its first greenfield plant in Heinsberg, Germany.

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A new class of one-and-done insulated structural sheathing that complies with the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC Table R402.1.2 – Insulation and Fenestration Requirements By Component) now helps home builders close projects with unprecedented speed.

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The Demilec Heatlok Series Closed-Cell Spray Foam offers the newest technology advancements in medium-density, compact installations with products proven to be air, vapor, and water barrier resistant.