Energy Efficiency

Derek Fowler was training to become a professional chef. Jose Gomez intended to become a lawyer. Through a bit of chance and a lot of hard work, both men found themselves becoming successful insulation contractors instead. Today, both operate thriving companies in the Arizona/Nevada market. And both say their success is due to their ability to help customers meet increasing energy codes on tight timelines and budgets.

Bensonwood has launched a new product designed for the growing Passive House industry. PHlex™ (pronounced "flex") is a new product and concept launched by Bensonwood that provides a cost-effective, precise and high-quality assembly of building panels.

Johns Manville launched JM Formaldehyde-free Cavity-SHIELD, a NFPA 13 compliant1, fiberglass batt insulation for use in the concealed spaces of multifamily buildings.

Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory have helped develop a type of building insulation that combines vacuum panel cores and rigid foam. The new composite boards have double the thermal performance per inch of insulation now on the market.

stok, a global real-estate service provider, released a report that outlines the financial benefits to owner-occupants and tenants that invest in high-performance buildings and concludes from its analysis that these benefits can produce significant positive impacts on a company’s bottom line.

The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) today announced Demilec (USA) Inc. as the winner of the 2018 Polyurethane Innovation Award. Demilec's winning entry is Heatlok® HFO.

The operators of Indigo Hall retirement community have secured the incorporation of the highest quality materials, mechanical systems, and energy-efficient design features into the buildings of the facility. Included in these features was the application of high-quality insulation

These are the top ten most read Energy Efficiency & Building Science News headlines of Q3 2018.

With most manufacturers’ wall panels, the exact same panels are used for either orientation. However, there are key differences in how the supporting wall system must be designed to accommodate the panel direction.

Kingspan Insulation utilised several custom insulation solutions including a proprietary software to address the technical challenges of the RAC Arena project in Perth, WA.