Wall Assembly Study Will Guide Builders on Moisture Management

Wall Assembly Study Will Guide Builders on Moisture Management

Home builders are understandably reluctant to adopt the latest technology without knowing how it may perform over the long term.

Building Codes Driving Builders to Seek High Performance Options

Building Codes Driving Builders to Seek High Performance Options

While many municipalities are still using the 2009 Energy Codes, the 2018 editions are under preparation for use in the residential building industry.

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.

NAHB Green: Green Energy Council

NAHB Green: Green Energy Council

Watch as Teena Hammond, editorial director and associate publisher of ProudGreenHome, talks to Ralph Avallone, president of the Green Energy Council, at the NAHB National Green Building Conference in Nashville, Tenn.

NAHB IBS: Ply Gem Siding Group

NAHB IBS: Ply Gem Siding Group

ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond talks to Jerry Blais, vice president of marketing for Ply Gem Siding Group, at the NAHB International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla.

NAHB IBS: Sherwin-Williams Color Mix 2012

NAHB IBS: Sherwin-Williams Color Mix 2012

ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond talks to Karl Schmitt, vice president of marketing research and design for Sherwin-Williams, about the Color Mix 2012 to inspire people to pick up-to-date colors for their home's decor.

NAHB IBS: Owens Corning

NAHB IBS: Owens Corning

ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond talks to Gale Tedhams, director of sustainability green products and communications for Owens Corning, at the NAHB IBS in Orlando, Fla.

NAHB IBS: G.E. Generator Systems

NAHB IBS: G.E. Generator Systems

ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond talks to Brenda Campbell with G.E. Generator Systems at the NAHB International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla.

NAHB IBS: Lennox

NAHB IBS: Lennox

At the NAHB International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla., ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond talks to Brandon Chase, product manager for Lennox.

NAHB IBS: Phil Kean, architect/builder of New American Home

NAHB IBS: Phil Kean, architect/builder of New American Home

At the NAHB International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla, ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond talks to Phil Kean, president of Phil Kean Designs and the architect and builder of the 2012 New American Home.

NAHB IBS: Trex Co.

NAHB IBS: Trex Co.

At the NAHB International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla., ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond talks to Mike Onderko, senior product manager for Trex Co.

NAHB IBS: Kichler Lighting

NAHB IBS: Kichler Lighting

At the NAHB International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla., ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond talks to Jeffrey Dross, corporate director of education and industry trends for Kichler Lighting.

NAHB IBS: Leviton

NAHB IBS: Leviton

At the NAHB International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla., ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond talks to Jay Sherman, director of marketing residential for Leviton.

NAHB IBS: Dow Building Solutions

NAHB IBS: Dow Building Solutions

ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond interviews Dow Building Solutions Marketing Manager Lee Heronema about the company's newest green products at the NAHB International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla.

NAHB IBS: Sherwin-Williams

NAHB IBS: Sherwin-Williams

ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond interviews Karl Schmitt, vice president of marketing research and design for Sherwin-Williams, about a new color selection app called Chip It! at the NAHB International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla.

NAHB: Demilec demonstrates foam insulation in action

NAHB: Demilec demonstrates foam insulation in action

Editor Teena Hammond talks to J.J. Mora with Demilec USA about his company's alternative insulation solution.

NAHB: The benefits of non-acrylic caulk

NAHB: The benefits of non-acrylic caulk

GE is bringing good things to caulk, as editor Teena Hammond learned at the NAHB Green Home Conference.

NAHB: Breathing easier with indoor air filtration

NAHB: Breathing easier with indoor air filtration

Andre Lacroix with EZ Breathe describes his company's solution, suitable for existing and new homes.

NAHB: Unique solar-panel shutters keep light out, energy in

NAHB: Unique solar-panel shutters keep light out, energy in

Dan Conroy with Plug 'N Save talks about how the blinds can help power everyday household items.

NAHB: Finding a Realtor who knows green

NAHB: Finding a Realtor who knows green

Amanda Stinton, National Association of Realtors, talks about the organization's Green designation.

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