The Cottages at Cypress
Raised-Heel Trusses save energy
A simple way to boost HERS Ratings.
There might have been some bumps along the way, but a collaboration between a nonprofit, a builders association, and a major building supply company yielded some efficient, comfortable, and affordable results. [continue reading]
Carpets play a critical role in making homes more comfortable by warming up cold floors and reducing sound transfer between floors. Without carpets, unheated concrete slabs and strutting around ... [continue reading]
Value engineering allows a development of 30 affordable three-family homes to meet Energy Star standards. [continue reading]
Complex building designs make even the best-laid plans for home performance hard to fulfill. [continue reading]
Every new building technology comes with new problems along with its benefits, and structural insulated panels (SIPs) are no different. SIPs are made of rigid foam insulation sandwiched between ... [continue reading]
Representatives of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week unveiled their new residential ENERGY STAR program to attendees of the 2016 ...
Yesterday, the Home Performance Coalition (HPC) released comments on EPA's Proposed Rule on the Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP) Design ...