Energy Efficiency & Building Science News
Chemical companies found ways to boost earnings in the fourth quarter even though sales generally slumped. Executives said their strategies are helping them overcome headwinds such as weakening foreign currencies and lower oil prices.
EPS is a recognized leader as a manufacturer of pre-engineered buildings which are custom designed to fit your needs and then built for you by our network of professional builders.
ThermalStar all-in-one rigid insulation panels are water-resistant, code-approved and high-efficiency.
Seeking to commercialize more sustainable production routes to plastics, Asahi Kasei Chemicals and Bayer Material Science plan to build plants that use new chemistries.
CertainTeed’s SMARTBATT™ insulation with MoistureSense™ Technology is a revolutionary way to manage moisture and create a healthier indoor environment.
At IBS 2015, Flir Instruments introduced the FLIR C2 - it's smallest, albeit not its least expensive, infrared camera. Designed to fit in a shirt pocket, the C2 offers some nice features that make it a good fit for the general contractor.
The difficulty of installing fiberglass batts is well-known in our circles. Patrick Dundon, an insulation contractor in Windsor, N.Y. stated it well: "To perform at maximum R-value, fiberglass batt insulation must be installed perfectly."
Multifamily building stock in the United States has great potential for significant energy efficiency gains, with energy savings estimated at $9 billion, according to a recent report from the Institute for Market Transformation.
The Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved an amendment to the Keystone XL pipeline bill that is aimed at improving energy efficiency in buildings.