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Bruce Harley, technical director of Conservation Services Group, and author of Insulate and Weatherize, answers the question: What's the best way to insulate a knee wall?

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Achieving the airtight passive house that uses less energy through superior trapping of heat and cool air is a far more difficult feat is harsh climates.

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A group of students and faculty members from the University of Tennessee has reinterpreted an 80-year-old regional housing model and updated it with smart design, sustainable materials and high-performance construction.

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In some applications, fiberglass insulation, foam insulation, and wood can be replaced by manufactured alternatives that are made from waste materials and select raw materials. 

- Energy Efficiency

Demand for polyurethane products continues to grow in the U.S., largely propelled by the continued recovery of the construction sector and stringent energy-efficiency standards.

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German chemical giant BASF has plans to streamline operations at its paper chemicals business, which will affect approximately 50 jobs across the company's worldwide operations by 2015.

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Garland's Aero-Block™ SA self-adhering membranes are engineered to prevent unwanted air, vapor and water from penetrating the building envelope. 

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In this video, the Green Police promote Icynene's ProSeal Eco, the world's first 100% water-blown, closed cell spray foam insulation with a low carbon footprint. 

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Deltec Homes, an award-winning prefabricated home manufacturer based in Asheville, N.C., has delivered the first net-zero home from their Renew Collection, just months after the collection's launch.