Energy Efficiency & Building Science News

- Energy Efficiency News

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.

- Energy Efficiency News

ASHRAE and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalizing the organizations’ relationship.

- Energy Efficiency News

There’s a sweeping wave of synthetic, fabricated materials being used more frequently in construction, and this is a paradigm shift in construction. 

- Energy Efficiency News

Preventing and combating moisture damage to a structure is one of the oldest dilemmas in the building industry.

- Energy Efficiency News

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.

- Energy Efficiency News

ASHRAE has released an expanded, revised version of a well-known energy standard.

- Energy Efficiency News

The Florida Building Commission considers updates to the statewide building code every three years.

- Energy Efficiency News

GAF announced plans to open a new polyisocyanurate manufacturing plant in New Columbia, Pennsylvania, that is expected to create at least 35 skilled manufacturing and office jobs.

- Energy Efficiency News

The State of New York has launched the NYStretch Energy Code 2020, a statewide model building code that communities can voluntarily adopt to reduce energy consumption, operating costs, and greenhouse gas emissions.

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