Energy Efficiency & Building Science News
In recent trends we see that urban population and urban centers are growing, the millennials don’t tend to have a lot of money to buy single family homes, and they’re more environmentally minded so multifamily has been that kind of bright stop in all markets moving forward.
From affordable student housing to high-infill offices, a rapidly accelerating building trend is the proliferation of zero energy buildings.
Polyiso is a closed-cell, rigid foam board insulation used primarily on the roofs and walls of offices, health facilities, warehouses, retail and industrial manufacturing facilities and educational institutions.
An architect named Tyler Stewart Rogers, argued that insulation was not the problem; indoor humidity was. He proposed a two-part solution: vapor barriers and attic ventilation.
ASHRAE and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalizing the organizations’ relationship.
There’s a sweeping wave of synthetic, fabricated materials being used more frequently in construction, and this is a paradigm shift in construction.
The code development process for the 2021 editions of the International Building Code (IBC), International Residential Code (IRC), and International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) are coming to a close.