The Cottages at Cypress
A Net Zero Energy Low-Income Senior Housing Development
More builders are recognizing the benefits of building with structural insulated panels, yet unless the panels are properly installed, moisture buildup can create major problems. [continue reading]
Without national or local codes or regulations to mandate well-sealed apartment buildings, selling the cost benefit of tight building practices is key. [continue reading]
Steel stud walls are notoriously inefficient due to thermal bridging, but new construction and insulating methods are solving that problem. [continue reading]
Steel Framing: How Green? Q: Is the use of steel framing for residential construction turning into a trend that we must now take seriously? Isn't energy efficiency very tricky when using steel? ... [continue reading]
For the best ventilation performance, whole-house air distribution is key. [continue reading]
The following profile first appeared in the Grapevine, a daily newsletter produced by Home Energy Magazine staff at the biannual ...
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