Energy Efficiency & Building Science News

- Energy Efficiency News

Schneider Electric and Autodesk plan to collaborate to enhance current practices for building lifecycle management based on Building Information Modeling (BIM).

- Energy Efficiency News

Net-zero homes are going mainstream, if the home-building industry has anything to do with it.

- Energy Efficiency News

The No. 1 unmet housing concern, defined as the “satisfaction gap” between what respondents actually have and what they said was important, was energy efficiency.

- Energy Efficiency News

This article provides recommendations for those who want to build a foam-free house.

- Energy Efficiency News

Proposals have been turned in for the first round of changes to the 2018 International Residential Code, including 11 submitted by NAHB.

- Energy Efficiency News

Lauren Hunter, Chief Products Editor for Hanley Wood and Matt Risinger, Principal of Risinger Homes, get their hands on Dupont’s Tyvek Thermawrap R5.0, which introduced the insulated housewrap category to the building products industry.

- Energy Efficiency News

In addition to carbon emission reduction, clean transportation, and a clean fuel standard, the package requests $60 million for the Clean Energy Fund to help research institutions, utilities and businesses develop, demonstrate and deploy new renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions.

- Energy Efficiency News

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE or the Department) seeks to develop common definitions for Zero Energy Buildings (ZEBs). Written comments and information are requested on or before February 20, 2015.

- Energy Efficiency News

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in green construction have continued growing and the organization highlights the importance of marketable skills for those in the building industry.

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