The ins and outs of spray foam insulation

The ins and outs of spray foam insulation

Spray foam insulation fills the smallest cracks in your home’s envelope, providing optimum energy efficiency and protection from air and water.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


Three Benefits of Living in a Green Home

Three Benefits of Living in a Green Home

Homeowners who modify existing homes or purchase new ones that meet environmental standards can enjoy improved air quality, better energy efficiency and cost savings.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: ProudGreenHome.com


Create a Tight Building Envelope with High-Performance Exterior Products

Create a Tight Building Envelope with High-Performance Exterior Products

As homeowners and building professionals learn more about building science, they understand more about how to design and build homes for the ultimate in performance and comfort. This white paper, sponsored by Ply Gem, explores some of the building products that can improve the performance of the building envelope.

Type: White Paper




Continuous Insulation Solutions for Thermal Bridging Challenges

Continuous Insulation Solutions for Thermal Bridging Challenges

Every home – new or existing – can increase its energy efficiency with the installation of a blanket of continuous exterior insulation over the walls and studs, thus reducing thermal bridging. This white paper identifies thermal bridging and why continuous insulation is the best way to address it.

Type: White Paper




Secrets to Creating Your High Performance Home

Secrets to Creating Your High Performance Home

More and more homebuyers are looking for homes that perform well, in addition to providing a comfortable, engaging place to live. And homebuilders are rising to meet the demand. Green builders are incorporating energy, water and resource efficiency, improved indoor air quality and sustainable and locally sourced products into their projects.

Type: Guide




DuPont™ Tyvek® HomeWrap® Building Science Bulletin

DuPont™ Tyvek® HomeWrap® Building Science Bulletin

DuPont created DuPont™ Tyvek® HomeWrap® to have the optimum balance of properties for superior performance against the elements, including air and moisture.

Type: Fact Sheet




Super-Tight Insulation Technology Helps First-Time Home Buyers Enjoy Healthier, More Energy Efficient Homes

Super-Tight Insulation Technology Helps First-Time Home Buyers Enjoy Healthier, More Energy Efficient Homes

This case study explores how one builder is creating sustainable homes that are good for the health of their occupants and the environment.

Type: Case Study




The Secret to Meeting the Dual Desires of Today's Home Buyers: Sustainable Homes that Deliver Low, Predictable Cost of Ownership

The Secret to Meeting the Dual Desires of Today's Home Buyers: Sustainable Homes that Deliver Low, Predictable Cost of Ownership

Few sustainable products offer a faster payback and a more comfortable living environment than an energy-saving, whole house insulation package. The opportunity to improve the efficiency of a building's envelope is one of the top reasons people decide to build a new home instead of buying an existing one.

Type: Case Study




Heat Bleed Costs You Money

Heat Bleed Costs You Money

There is a direct connection between the heat escaping through the walls of your home, and the money escaping from your wallet. Your home may be permitting the escape of heat through its walls, roof, doors, windows and ventilation system. Learn what causes "heat bleed" and what you can do to prevent it.

Type: Case Study




Knauf Insulation: We Didn't Choose Brown, It Just Came Naturally

Knauf Insulation: We Didn't Choose Brown, It Just Came Naturally

Knauf EcoBatt insulation provides a cost effective thermal and acoustical barrier of energy efficient construction. Knauf offers a full line of standard and high density insulation in a variety of widths, R-Values, densities, and facings.

Type: Fact Sheet




Knauf ECOBATT Thermal/Acoustical Insulation

Knauf ECOBATT Thermal/Acoustical Insulation

Knauf EcoBatt Glasswool insulation is made with ECOSE Technology and contains a high concentration of sand, an abundant renewable resource, and it contains at least 30% recycled bottle glass bonded with ECOSE Technology.

Type: Guide




CertainTeed MemBrain The Smart Vapor Retarder

CertainTeed MemBrain The Smart Vapor Retarder

CertainTeed MebBrain vapor retarder 'breathes' allowing moisture to escape, lowering the risk of moisture related problems in the building envelopes.

Type: Fact Sheet





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