Central New York builder Miller Homes announced the opening of a deconstructed duplex designed to educate the public and the industry on the importance of high performing homes.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will hold its Better Building Summit May 7-9, 2014 in Washington, DC.
To reach the goal of 1ACH50, this builder decided to take a page from the PassiveHouse playbook and tape his exterior sheathing seams.
Acronyms and initials (AI) are part of the jargon of every field, especially this field, whether you call it building science, green building, home performance, or something else.
Here are a few rules of thumb for designers and builders who want to install spray foam on the underside of roof sheathing.
Currently, the global EPS market is worth $11.9 billion and is estimated to reach $19.1 billion by 2018
Four states – Alabama, Massachusetts, Virginia, and Washington – are involved in a three-year DOE-funded pilot program started in 2010 to develop and test energy rating labels for homes.
DuPont Building Innovations launched DuPont Tyvek ThermaWrap R5.0, a building wrap that acts as a breathable air and water barrier, while providing continuous exterior insulation.
It seems there are a lot of states that could benefit from energy efficiency measures, find out where your state stands in terms of monthly residential and commercial electricity.
In a new home construction project, sloppy insulation may waste almost as much energy as it saves.