Energy Efficiency & Building Science News

- Energy Efficiency News

Autodesk unveiled several new sustainable design applications on Autodesk Labs, the AEC and media software company’s testing site.

- Energy Efficiency News

Huntsman Corp. posted higher third-quarter earnings, despite an unplanned outage at its Port Neches plant that cut into the company’s polyurethane production and slashed sales volumes.

- Energy Efficiency News

The long-term success of cracker plants depends on the plastics and technology sectors' ability to create demand for polyethylene and ethane.

- Energy Efficiency News

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) rose 2.2 points to 55.2 in September, marking the fifth-straight month of growth in design activity. The institutional sector showed the largest gain during the month.

- Energy Efficiency News

Some homebuilders have been offering high-performance homes to their buyers for years, others are just gearing up their green building programs or offering energy-efficient upgrades, and many are still waiting for a reason to jump on the bandwagon.

- Energy Efficiency News

With its high-performance polycarbonates, polyurethanes, coatings, adhesives and sealants raw materials as well as its technology expertise, Bayer helps building professionals meet their sustainability goals.

- Energy Efficiency News

Dow Chemical Co, the No. 1 U.S. chemical maker by sales, reported earnings of $937 million (a 43 percent rise in quarterly profit), helped by higher sales in its plastics and performance materials business units.

- Energy Efficiency News

The world’s first Net Zero Zone will be unveiled at the 2014 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo taking place at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans Oct. 22-24, 2014.

- Energy Efficiency News

The Ontario Building Officials Association (OBOA) recently recognized the Canadian Urethane Contractors Association (CUFCA) by presenting them with an award during OBOA's Annual General Meeting.

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