The goal of the collaboration is to measurably reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through improved energy efficiency in buildings.
More than 80,000 building professionals from across the country gathered in Orlando for the 2018 International Builders' Show and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show.
With air leakage accounting for 40% of energy loss in new homes, this durable, flexible foam solution allows for a smooth, even drywall installation.
The solution expands to take the shape of gaps and cracks forming a long-lasting, airtight and water-resistant bond to most building materials.
There are still a number of roadblocks to success in the solar shingle market that leading developers found insurmountable.
A blowing agent helps produce a cellular structure via a foaming process in materials that undergo hardening.
Home insulation strategies should include protecting below-grade walls and foundations from potential moisture damage and energy loss.
By including continuous exterior insulation in a wall assembly, builders can deliver a better performing home.
12 test homes are revealing some of the secrets behind the best wall systems.
At the 2016 International Builders' Show in Las Vegas, building product manufacturers will display the latest and best products that are an integral part of today's high performance home.
Dow Building Solutions and Cobblestone Homes wanted a way to show homebuilders and homeowners alike how using proper insulation and air sealing techniques can significantly impact a structure’s durability, provide for a consistent high level of comfort and shrink monthly energy expenses.
An energy efficient tiny house using innovative plastic building products that improve a home's overall energy efficiency will be on display.
The InVision Zero Home project is about “envisioning” net-zero homes "in” neighborhoods across around the country.
Dow Building Solutions and Cobblestone Homes constructed the Revitalize Home as a means for builders, contractors, remodelers and homeowners alike to better understand the opportunities for retrofitting homes for energy efficiency.
Unsealed cracks and crevices in a home can be detrimental to its efficiency and durability, adding to unnecessary energy expenses. That’s why plugging gaps and holes throughout the home is so important.
While building codes represent the lowest-level of requirements, builders and buyers alike should push for homes that go beyond the standard, experts say.
For any high performance home, windows are a major factor in the energy efficiency equation.
The owners of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis wanted to make their home energy efficient, and a host of appliances and electronics from LG Electronics are helping them do just that.
Geothermal heating and cooling ranks as one of the most energy efficient options for all types of homes.
There's nothing like stepping on a warm floor when you get out of bed or the bath.