The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the Super Bowl of the high performance building world, and everyone brings their A game.
Most buildings in the U.S. today are plagued by the poor indoor air quality and high-energy usage issues that come from improper ventilation. But now that a simple, non-intrusive solution, in the form of aerosol-based duct sealing is available, property owners are addressing the problems head on.
Technology from Icynene provides technical services support to growing network of licensed installers across the United States.
Forms provide stability for buildings, able to withstand winds of up to 200 MPH.
Forms provide critical insulation, speed up construction process to help Holiday Inn Express capitalize on Derby business.
Last year, the 50-year-old buildings that now make up Weinberg Commons were neglected, run-down, and empty.
ICF Builder awards showcase the advantage of building with insulated concrete forms.
EcoBay seals the thermal envelope and serves as a vapor/moisture barrier.
New Kingspan technology, carrying a 40-year thermal performance warranty, focuses on improving the building envelope.
As building codes come to adopt exterior continuous insulation requirements, new options with familiar products are entering the marketplace.
As insulated concrete forms gain ground in the residential marketplace, contractors and installers are learning about the benefits of this building system.
An ICF building project that uses traditional lumber for door and window openings won't deliver all the benefits that it could.
One of the keys to a successful insulated concrete form project is to end up with straight and true walls, and one manufacturer has addressed that problem.
Despite some reservations in the green building community, spray foam has become one of the top options for creating a tight building envelope for better home performance.
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