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- Energy Efficiency

The House on Wednesday passed legislation to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from issuing new regulations unless it provides the scientific data to justify them.

- Energy Efficiency

In this episode, the Green Police assess innovative products to find simple high-performance solutions for your homes.

- Energy Efficiency

Dow Chemical Co. is moving ahead with plans to add plastics capacity in North and South America, and is advancing other strategic options as well.

- Energy Efficiency

Insulated buildings don't dry out so well. When water gets in, it stays in and wreaks more mischief. Doing things in the right order and understanding moisture management is not optional anymore.

- Energy Efficiency

The National Association of Manufacturers is pushing the lame-duck Senate to pass the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) to save US manufacturers millions.

- Energy Efficiency

Insulated metal panels (IMPs) are the preferred method of construction for buildings in which refrigerated or other low temperature-controlled interior environments are required. 

- Energy Efficiency

Plastics manufacturers are counting on ethane processing plants tied to natural gas from the Marcellus, Utica and other shale regions in the United States to lift the industry out of its slow-growth pattern.

- Energy Efficiency

Renewable chemicals developer Genomatica took the #1 spot in the 2014-15 “30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals and Materials” rankings, published today in The Digest.

- Energy Efficiency

The American Wood Council (AWC) has published a new Design for Code Acceptance, “Meeting Residential Energy Requirements with Wood-Frame Construction” or DCA 7.