Energy Efficiency & Building Science News

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JD Composites, the Canadian homebuilder built a three bedroom house in Nova Scotia that is made out of 612,000 plastic soda bottles.

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In past articles, we have extensively covered the benefits that foam plastic continuous insulation provides for all types of construction in all climates.

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In an article by Rob Yagid for Fine Homebuilding, which was sponsored by Versi-Foam Systems, the question addressed is what is open cell versus closed cell foam?

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The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced a call for proposals to solicit feedback and concepts for the next version of LEED.

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The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council mission is to promote the growth of the North American polyurethanes industry through effective advocacy, delivery of compelling benefits messages demonstrating how polyurethanes deliver sustainable outcomes, and creation of robust safety education and product stewardship programs.

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The Net-Zero ABC Green Home 4.0 LUXE Project being developed on a Southern California mountain site by a consortium of designers, contractors and vendors will take the homebuilding industry a huge step forward in residential energy efficiency by incorporating a plethora of advanced systems and materials that will make the 3,900 square-foot luxury residence one of the most energy advanced homes in California.

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For increased thermal efficiency and design freedom, an integrated building envelope system can be an excellent solution for high-performing buildings.

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IKO’s latest offering—the AquaBarrier Vapour Permeable Tapes (VP Tapes) are a durable, primerless, user-friendly solution ready to go to work—providing unmatched moisture protection.

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GAF President Jim Schnepper talks to Roofing Contractor (RC) about the bold moves the industry’s largest materials manufacturer is making today to ensure a stronger tomorrow.