Energy Efficiency & Building Science News
To boost energy savings, the California Energy Commission (CEC) has begun the process of updating the state’s building energy code known as Title 24.
Think you know the science behind building a high-performance home? To test your knowledge, take this building science quiz from the creators of the Proud Green Home near Atlanta.
Bayer MaterialScience plans to stop production of MDI at its plant near Rio de Janerio in July 2015, removing 55,000 metric tons per year of MDI production from the market, the company said in a statement.
BASF is offering customers a greener route to market using its Mass Balance approach to certification, explains James Snodgrass in this feature.
Bayer MaterialScience (Leverkusen) has expanded its position in the composite materials field through an acquisition of Thermoplast Composite GmbH which specializes in the production of continuous fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites.
Dow Chemical is investing $6 billion to enlarge its manufacturing facilities in the United States by 40 percent, based on a wager that low natural gas prices here will persist into the middle of the next decade.
CertainTeed Corporation plans to give a lucky homeowner a $100,000 home makeover -- this time, with energy-efficient attic insulation.
St. Paul, Minnesota-based USI, a provider of installed insulation and related services to builders, contractors and homeowners, acquired Cardalls Insulation, a Logan, Utah-based full-line insulation services contractor.
Chemical safety reviews that take place behind closed doors, and which rely on old data and unproven methods, aren’t exactly a role model for sound science.