Energy Efficiency

The following are summaries of legislation affecting state-wide building codes in Florida and Idaho.

Recently opened Dearing Elementary School in Texas, which creates more energy than the building consumes, was lauded for its net-zero design.

A recent article by Tim Healy in the Journal of Light Construction provides an installation detail on step flashing adapted from Chapter 4 of The NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems—2013.  

ENERGY STAR is a huge return on investment, here’s why.

In this presentation, we talk about the 6 key characteristics of high performance buildings, and how you can achieve these performance standards without increasing project costs. 

More than 30 percent energy savings can be achieved using the 2016 version of Standard 90.1, according to recent analysis.

American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced it has renewed its accreditation of DrJ Engineering LLC to conduct ISO/IEC 17065 product certification with a significantly expanded scope.

This article explores local efforts to promote high performance and net-zero construction in Minneapolis and St. Paul, focusing on a tighter building envelope.

The following article explores aNew Hampshire homebuilder who recently started exploring greater energy efficient construction and is now attempting to build affordable net-zero homes.

Home efficiency advocates and homebuilders are squaring off in Virginia over what many stakeholders say is an overdue update to energy codes for new home construction.