Energy Efficiency & Building Science News
The energy performance of the homes I build is important to me, but it turns out there are other important reasons for focusing my air-sealing efforts on the garage wall.
Builders in New York optimize their plans to fit more houses on a development, and one way they create inexpensive square footage is to build a second-story room over an attached garage, framing the roof and the bonus room in one quick step using an attic truss.
A federal court cleared the path for ICC Evaluation Services to proceed with its copyright infringement complaint against the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Inc. when the court denied IAPMO’s motion to have the case dismissed.
Potential productivity benefits for architecture, engineering, and construction may depend on the outcome of copyright litigation by the International Code Council (ICC) against San Francisco-based startup UpCodes. The firm, which aims to reduce perceived bottlenecks in the implementation of the nation’s 93,000 building codes, faces charges that its public posting of codes undermines the public-private partnership that develops them.
Johns Manville (JM), a global building and specialty products manufacturer and a Berkshire Hathaway Company, announced a new Climate Pro®blowing wool production line will be built in McPherson, Kan.
In Puerto Rico, nearly two years after hurricane Maria, the need for safe, affordable housing is still a massive challenge.
Cameron Ashley Building Products recently announced the opening of two new building products distribution center in North Las Vegas and Houston.
The saying goes “a picture is worth a thousand words.” And the following twelve photos likely speak volumes. These photos were taken at a recent inspection and they tell their own story without captions. Please review this slideshow and give us your feedback and any of your thoughts regarding: