Energy Efficiency

To better understand the impact of energy on our finances relative to our location and consumption habits, WalletHub’s analysts compared the total monthly energy bills in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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.

Hemp enthusiasts attending a two-day workshop in Lexington began working Friday on what is touted as the first house to be insulated with Kentucky-grown hemp.

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.

Construction is expected to begin in October this year on the 130-acre site in the City of Ranson, with initial production of ROCKWOOL’s stone wool insulation slated to begin in the first quarter of 2020.

Icynene, today announced the launch of its latest high-performance closed-cell spray foam insulation product for the Canadian market – Icynene ProSeal LE.

As the demand for new residential construction continues, more builders are turning to panelization – the prefabrication of structural building components in a factory instead of the job site.

A New York-based retailer is offering a pull-down attic stair designed to solve a knotty problem in high-performance houses with unconditioned attics.

By adopting Passive House and advancing computer-aided precision, we integrate new designs into the building sector and dramatically reduce the energy demand associated with buildings.