Energy Efficiency & Building Science News
The National Association of Manufacturers is pushing the lame-duck Senate to pass the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) to save US manufacturers millions.
Insulated metal panels (IMPs) are the preferred method of construction for buildings in which refrigerated or other low temperature-controlled interior environments are required.
Plastics manufacturers are counting on ethane processing plants tied to natural gas from the Marcellus, Utica and other shale regions in the United States to lift the industry out of its slow-growth pattern.
Renewable chemicals developer Genomatica took the #1 spot in the 2014-15 “30 Hottest Companies in Biobased Chemicals and Materials” rankings, published today in The Digest.
The American Wood Council (AWC) has published a new Design for Code Acceptance, “Meeting Residential Energy Requirements with Wood-Frame Construction” or DCA 7.
Energy-efficiency advocates are asking the state’s high court to review a New Mexico Court of Appeals decision in September that allowed a rollback of New Mexico’s green building code.
Lauren Hunter takes a look at ZIP System radiant barrier panels – the latest addition to Huber Engineered Wood’s all-in-one sheathing offering. The panels could cool conditioned attic spaces by 30 degrees.
The Green Police are back! This time, green building consultants Michael Anschel and Carl Seville show us batt insulation from Roxul that’s made from minerals and recycled materials.
Single-family and multifamily homes built in the previous ten years accounted for just 3.2 percent of the energy consumed in the U.S.