While previously the purview of a very niche (and often expensive) housing market, net-zero homes are quickly becoming both an economically sound and sustainable proposal. So what will the future of net-zero living look like?
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has initiated the process to develop and publish energy efficiency standards for manufactured housing.
The Building Science Branch just released it’s 2014 in Review report. The report concludes the 2015 I-Codes reflect the most advanced building science construction methods and practices to achieve resiliency, safety, innovation and affordability in the built environment.
German healthcare group Bayer has started working on a new corporate set-up for the life-science businesses that will remain when its plastics division is split off, aiming for a new structure at the beginning of next year.
Stepan Co. has sold its Specialty Polyurethanes Systems business to J6 Polymers L.L.C. in a cash deal to focus on its core operations, polyurethane polyols and surfactants.
Dow, CertainTeed, Honeywell and Lapolla Industries are launching new spray-foam products to boost energy efficiency and sustainability.
Here is a look at five problem areas that cause heat loss in colder climates and older homes with some potential solutions to explore.
More clients are expected to pursue performance-based contracts that make energy efficiency a priority and offer financial incentives to teams that achieve predetermined energy use outcomes.
Johns Manville announced the addition of JM Corbond® Open-Cell Spray Polyurethane Foam (oc SPF) and JM Corbond® Open-Cell Appendix X Spray Polyurethane Foam to its complete line of building insulation products.