Energy Efficiency

ASHRAE published two articles in the September 2020 issue of ASHRAE Journal that provide further insight into the importance of healthy buildings in the context of COVID-19.

As we recently wrote on the ACEEE blog, the COVID-19 crisis has exposed the intertwined relationships among housing, energy, and health​, and has underscored how ​disparate living conditions can adversely affect communities of color.

The home building industry is working to quantify the value that healthier, high-performance residential buildings can bring to occupants.

Climate change is affecting life throughout Chicagoland and around the world.

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the recipients of the annual LEED Homes Awards.

Americans’ homes are energy hogs. This is because houses in the US are much larger than houses in other countries, says a new study from University of Michigan researchers.

The Applied Building Technology Group has recently released updated versions of both the Steel Frame Wall Calculator and Wood Frame Wall Calcuator.

NAHB and the National Association of Realtors have launched a new joint education website, Home Performance Counts, aimed at consumers. The intention of the website is to help the public better understand the rapidly growing high-performance home marketplace and its benefits.

We’re excited to announce that in addition to our monthly e-news publication, we’ve also recently launched two new social media profiles on Facebook and LinkedIn.

This article addresses advancements to the water vapor retarder provisions of the 2021 IBC and IRC.

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