Energy Efficiency & Building Science News

- Energy Efficiency News

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has completed corrections to the public documents distributed by the agency as part of the Safer Consumer Products Priority Products Initiative.

- Energy Efficiency News

More than 10,000 SPF professionals have completed CPI's High Pressure SPF Chemical Health and Safety Training program. 

- Energy Efficiency News

It’s a basic principle of what building science experts call “bulk water management”: rainwater that strikes a building has to be directed down and out. 

- Energy Efficiency News

The idea behind exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) is attractive: a continuous insulated skin that’s lightweight, versatile, and energy-efficient. 

- Energy Efficiency News

The Dow Chemical Co.  said Thursday it is marketing three of its businesses for divestment, and it now expects the proceeds of its entire divestiture program to be at the higher end of its $4.5 billion to $6 billion range.

- Energy Efficiency News

Prices of OSB have dipped to their lowest levels in 2-1/2 years in most producing regions, but the North Central region has established a strong premium compared to other areas. 

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A new study puts global insulation demand squarely on the map at 24.9 billion square meters of R-1 value by 2018. This marks a significant turnaround for the market since the 2008-2013 period, indicating a growth rate of 5.0%

- Energy Efficiency News

Polyurethane foam leader General Plastics spotlights thermal insulation blocks for precast/tilt-up wall panels, continuum of custom-cut structural thermal isolation solutions.

- Energy Efficiency News

The International Union of Architects adopted a plan called the “2050 Imperative” to phase out carbon emissions from the building sector by 2050. 

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