Energy Efficiency & Building Science News
A group of students and faculty members from the University of Tennessee has reinterpreted an 80-year-old regional housing model and updated it with smart design, sustainable materials and high-performance construction.
In some applications, fiberglass insulation, foam insulation, and wood can be replaced by manufactured alternatives that are made from waste materials and select raw materials.
Demand for polyurethane products continues to grow in the U.S., largely propelled by the continued recovery of the construction sector and stringent energy-efficiency standards.
German chemical giant BASF has plans to streamline operations at its paper chemicals business, which will affect approximately 50 jobs across the company's worldwide operations by 2015.
Garland's Aero-Block™ SA self-adhering membranes are engineered to prevent unwanted air, vapor and water from penetrating the building envelope.
In this video, the Green Police promote Icynene's ProSeal Eco, the world's first 100% water-blown, closed cell spray foam insulation with a low carbon footprint.
Deltec Homes, an award-winning prefabricated home manufacturer based in Asheville, N.C., has delivered the first net-zero home from their Renew Collection, just months after the collection's launch.
Dow Building Solutions - manufacturer of STYROFOAM™-A and XENERGY™ extruded polystyrene (XPS) insulation - has become a member of the Passivhaus Trust