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New Wall Assembly Uses Traditional Methods to Meet New Codes

New Wall Assembly Uses Traditional Methods to Meet New Codes

There are many paths to creating an energy-efficient all assembly, and a new approach that relies on traditional techniques is gaining ground. The Extended Plate and Beam Wall offers a way to incorporate continuous insulation on the exterior of the home using standard wood framing.

Obtaining a high-performance 'edge'

Obtaining a high-performance 'edge'

EEBA summit provides chance for builders to learn, share ideas

Indoor airPLUS looks to be resource for high-performance builders

Indoor airPLUS looks to be resource for high-performance builders

EPA uses EEBA to create synergy with those in green building industry

EEBA proves high-performance building learning experience

EEBA proves high-performance building learning experience

Builders use event to share ideas, learn new strategies

EEBA Summit Brings Like Minded Builders Together

EEBA Summit Brings Like Minded Builders Together

EEBA provides a forum for building professionals to gather to share their successes and obstacles to building better homes.

Healthy Homes Gaining Priority in Green Home Strategies

Healthy Homes Gaining Priority in Green Home Strategies

A healthy home is a happy home, and a hot selling one as well.

LEED For Homes Reduces Wait for Certification

LEED For Homes Reduces Wait for Certification

A new process makes it faster for builders to certify multiple homes built to the same model.

LEED and DOE Offer Dual Path Green Home Certifications

LEED and DOE Offer Dual Path Green Home Certifications

It's easier than ever for a builder to have a home certified under both programs.

High Performance Home Builders Turning to the Latest Geothermal Technology

High Performance Home Builders Turning to the Latest Geothermal Technology

EEBA Summit Features the Latest in Building Science for Better Homes.

What's Next? Residential Construction Leaders Predict Green Building Trends

What's Next? Residential Construction Leaders Predict Green Building Trends

Some builders see high performance building as a differentiator in the market; others adopt a wait-and-see attitude.

Whole home ventilation strategies for high performing homes (video)

Whole home ventilation strategies for high performing homes (video)

As homebuilders learn to construct tight envelopes, ventilation becomes a bigger part of building a comfortable, high performing home.

Housewrap battles heat loss in Southwest climate zones

Housewrap battles heat loss in Southwest climate zones

At the EEBA Local Toolbox builder conference in Phoenix, the unique requirements of building in the Southwest climate zones were literally a hot topic on a day that topped 108 degrees. One of the solutions for a tight thermal envelope...

EEBA: Homebuilders Dive into Water/Energy Relationships

EEBA: Homebuilders Dive into Water/Energy Relationships

The relationship between water usage and energy usage has been understood for about the past 10 years, but homebuilders are still struggling with techniques to reduce water use.

EEBA Excellence in Building Preview

EEBA Excellence in Building Preview

At the EEBA Local Toolbox Session in Phoenx, Arizona, Susan Buchan, executive director, gave an overview of the Excellence in Building Conference.

Demand control pumps deliver comfort and save water and energy

Demand control pumps deliver comfort and save water and energy

The ACT, Inc. D’MAND Kontrol® hot water distribution system works by circulating ambient temperature water that normally goes down the drain back to the water heater through the cold water line.

Insulation projects are easier with engineered foam panels

Insulation projects are easier with engineered foam panels

At the 2014 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance Conference and Expo, Dean Seibert, vice president of sales for InSoFast, demonstrates the foam panels that make do-it-yourself and whole-house insulation projects a snap.

Avoid whole home ventilation design mistakes

Avoid whole home ventilation design mistakes

Heat recovery ventilators (HRV) and energy recovery ventilators (ERV) ensure equal amounts of stale and fresh air will be exchanged and optimal indoor air quality is achieved in the home. At the Energy & Environmental Building Alliance’s Excellence in Building...

High performance home demand growing as the market rebounds

High performance home demand growing as the market rebounds

Consumers are beginning to understand the value in high performance building, and as the housing market recovers green builders are seeing the benefits.

Environments for Living offers green building with a guarantee

Environments for Living offers green building with a guarantee

To make it easier for builders to offer high performance homes, the Environments for Living program provides a roadmap for green building.

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