Closed cell spray foam delivers continuous insulation to meet building codes

Closed cell spray foam delivers continuous insulation to meet building codes

As building codes come to adopt exterior continuous insulation requirements, new options with familiar products are entering the marketplace.

LG exhibits power of solar at Greenbuild 2015

LG exhibits power of solar at Greenbuild 2015

Company panels powered exhibit booths in Net Zero Zone, showcasing an on-site microgrid including alternate energy generation, storage and distribution.

High performance sealant tackles the tough building envelope details

High performance sealant tackles the tough building envelope details

Builders know the devil is in the details, and window and siding sealant can help get those details right.

New 'quiet' air conditioner helps hotels, their guests

New 'quiet' air conditioner helps hotels, their guests

With room temperatures and noise among the top hotel guest complaints, units engineered to provide less obtrusion and added reliability.

 Whole house ventilation system meets new building codes (video)

Whole house ventilation system meets new building codes (video)

As more building codes call for whole house ventilation, a new fan system makes it easier to create supply or balanced ventilation system in a single or multifamily home.

Bosch to assist low-income communities with energy-saving strategies

Bosch to assist low-income communities with energy-saving strategies

As part of the EPA's Clean Power Plan, Bosch Thermotechnology will continue its outreach to school districts in low income and extreme climate areas.

White House reveals clean energy commitments

White House reveals clean energy commitments

President Obama unveiled a set of impressive private and public sector commitments aimed at accelerating the nation’s transition to a cleaner and more productive energy economy.

Make sure your green roof is low maintenance

Make sure your green roof is low maintenance

Throughout North America, there are many beautiful, living roofs dotting our urban landscape that also require care.

US-made tankless water heater offers commercial grade for residential use

US-made tankless water heater offers commercial grade for residential use

Tankless water heaters are among the most efficient models on the market, and one company is delivering made in the USA options for homeowners.

Roofing contractors can expand markets with solar installation certification

Roofing contractors can expand markets with solar installation certification

With solar energy becoming more mainstream in many parts of the U.S., roofing contractors who add photovoltaic installation to their services can greatly expand in their markets.

Installer-friendly ICFs are strong and cut down on waste and labor time

Installer-friendly ICFs are strong and cut down on waste and labor time

As insulated concrete forms gain ground in the residential marketplace, contractors and installers are learning about the benefits of this building system.

Foam window bucks deliver ICF construction for the whole wall

Foam window bucks deliver ICF construction for the whole wall

An ICF building project that uses traditional lumber for door and window openings won't deliver all the benefits that it could.

Innovative clips ensure ICF wall integrity

Innovative clips ensure ICF wall integrity

One of the keys to a successful insulated concrete form project is to end up with straight and true walls, and one manufacturer has addressed that problem.

Multifamily building leading housing recovery and HVAC market

Multifamily building leading housing recovery and HVAC market

The 2008-09 recession, with its accompanying tidal wave of foreclosures, rendered many individuals and families leery about undertaking a new single-family home purchase.

Sustainable timber product used to create carbon negative window frames

Sustainable timber product used to create carbon negative window frames

Made with Accsys Technologies’ proprietary acetylation process, Accoya wood has Class 1 durability, is guaranteed for 25 years and has dimensional stability that sees swelling and shrinkage reduced by 75%.

Uses for vegetative roofs blooming

Uses for vegetative roofs blooming

Green or vegetative roofs add a touch of nature to a building and reduce the environmental impact on the surrounding area.

Spray foam insulation that incorporates renewable oils and recycled plastic bottles

Spray foam insulation that incorporates renewable oils and recycled plastic bottles

Despite some reservations in the green building community, spray foam has become one of the top options for creating a tight building envelope for better home performance.

 Solar EV charging station designed to power with style

Solar EV charging station designed to power with style

Fueling our vehicles with clean, unlimited renewable energy, makes sense financially, environmentally and socially.

Bio-Microbics solves water treatment challenges

Bio-Microbics solves water treatment challenges

At Greenbuild 2013, Bio-Microbics CEO Bob Rebori talks about the the importance of simple, affordable waste water treatment and water recycling for green buildings.

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