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RESNET announced that 13 builders will be added to the group of over 170 RESNET EnergySmart Builders who have committed to having all their homes rated to RESNET’s stringent energy efficiency standards.

The newest versions of IECC and ASHRAE Standard 90.1 call for one to four inches of exterior continuous insulation depending on the building location by climate zone, even in warmer zones where foam board insulation had not previously been required.

Hillcrest Residences has become the largest confirmed Passive House Institute U.S. certified (PHIUS) development in North America by square footage and number of units, according to a release from the developer.

With the snow finally melting off many roofs and spring ready to pop, here are key considerations about the storage and handling of polyiso roof insulation on a jobsite.

Atlas Roofing Corporation has created the EnergyShield® Wall Builder Tool, an industry resource designed for contractors and architects seeking guidance on designing with polyiso wall insulation.

Formulated to yield superior performance in threaded rod anchor and rebar dowel installations in cracked and uncracked concrete at elevated temperatures, the new SET-3G high-strength anchoring adhesive is the latest innovation in epoxy anchoring adhesives from Simpson Strong-Tie.

By choosing cold-formed steel (CFS) for the project, Augustine tapped into both the versatility and durability that are unique qualities of the product, which enabled them to maximize its use for 34,000 linear feet of non-load bearing (nonstructural) CFS walls and 38,000 linear feet of prefabricated load-bearing (structural) CFS walls

Tuscaloosa's Westervelt Co. says it is completing plans for a new lumber facility in south Alabama which is expected to employ about 100 people.