Energy Efficiency & Building Science News

- Energy Efficiency News

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. 

- Energy Efficiency News

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.

- Energy Efficiency News

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. 

- Energy Efficiency News

Dow, CertainTeed, Honeywell and Lapolla Industries are launching new spray-foam products to boost energy efficiency and sustainability.

- Energy Efficiency News

 Here is a look at five problem areas that cause heat loss in colder climates and older homes with some potential solutions to explore.

- Energy Efficiency News

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.

- Energy Efficiency News

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.

- Energy Efficiency News

This author states, "the best way to insulate my attic is with inexpensive cellulose or fiberglass insulation applied over an airtight attic floor."

- Energy Efficiency News

One method of tiny house construction is using bales of hay, which are 75 percent more energy-efficient than common drywall and offer additional protection with limited combustibility.

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