Building Science

With such innovative wall assemblies, how can architects, building engineers and building owners be assured that a water-resistive barrier (WRB) will perform as expected?

Two common ways to a build a well-insulated wall with minimal thermal bridging are to wrap the sheathing of a traditionally framed wall with exterior insulation or to pack thick double-stud walls with cellulose insulation.

The process of choosing insulation just got easier, thanks to a new mobile-friendly, web-based tool from CertainTeed.

In a recent article by homebuilder Matt Risinger, he provides his step-by-step guide to installing stucco so that it properly manages moisture.

Huber Engineered Woods LLC, a leading manufacturer of innovative building solutions, has introduced a new R-9 insulation thickness to its ZIP System R-sheathing line.

A couple designed a 2,400-square-foot house on the beaches just south of Sandy Hook, and they made it hurricane proof.

Landmark Homes of Edmonton, Alberta has announced one of the lowest-priced net-zero homes in Canada, selling for $399,737.

Homes with green features sold for $33,894 more than the median sale price of all homes in the cities Redfin analyzed.

GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, announced today that it will open a manufacturing plant in New Columbia, Pennsylvania, about 20 miles south of Williamsport.

SFPA released a statement opposing a recent proposal by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) concerning spray polyurethane foam products containing unreacted methylene diphenyl diisocyanates (MDI).