Comparing and Contrasting Residential Green-Building Certifications
In residential construction—much more than in commercial construction—there are a surprising number of green building rating systems. These systems have different criteria to rate green buildings. This leaves homebuyers, builders, and ...
The Energy Northwest Conference held in Portland, Oregon, in late April brought together representatives of weatherization and energy assistance agencies as well as utilities from Alaska, Oregon, Washington and Idaho to focus on residential energy-efficiency. [continue reading]
Homebuilders from across the U.S. and Canada, and as far away as India and New Zealand, convened in Dallas February 23-26 for the twelfth annual Energy Efficient Builders Association conference. [continue reading]
Why aren't we building more energy-efficient homes in this country? Technology and our understanding of home performance have evolved dramatically over the past ten years, but for the most part, these new technologies and techniques are not evident in the field. [continue reading]
If the mood at the first joint conference of the Energy Efficient Building Association (EEBA) and the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) was any indication, the energy-efficient building industry is coming of age. [continue reading]
Recently we got the opportunity to speak with Risa Edelstein, an expert on barrier seaming with adhesive tape. Edelstein is ...
A new building envelope sealing technology designed to effectively seal the outer shell of homes and buildings was unveiled today ...