Energy Efficiency & Building Science News

- Energy Efficiency News

BASF is one of the first European manufacturers to have switched its entire portfolio of polystyrene-based insulation products for the European market to a new flame retardant.

- Energy Efficiency News

LIQUIDARMOR™ -CM Flashing and Sealant is a sprayable, waterborne coating to be used as joint sealant and window flashing for Dow’s commercial wall systems.

- Energy Efficiency News

An engineer looks at the savings that can be had by going from 16- to 24-inch spacing of wall studs.

- Energy Efficiency News, Framing News

When it comes to the supply chain, home builders often are their own worst enemy. 

- Energy Efficiency News

The 2014 CAMX Steering Committee has awarded Composite Panel Systems with the first-ever Unsurpassed Innovation CAMX Award.

- Energy Efficiency News

Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) said on Wednesday that there is a "good chance" the new GOP majority will bring forward his energy efficiency bill as early as January.

- Energy Efficiency News

During the 2000s, nearly half of the world’s new buildings were erected in China, according to a National Resources Defense Council study. Yet only five percent of them met China’s energy efficiency standards.

- Energy Efficiency News

Installed carefully, this method reduces the potential for condensation because the indoor air is not exposed to cold condensing surfaces. The uninsulated stud wall allows the face of the foam insulation to remain at roughly the same temperature as the indoor air. With little or no condensation, the likelihood

- Energy Efficiency News

The House on Wednesday passed legislation to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from issuing new regulations unless it provides the scientific data to justify them.

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