Windows are a big part of a home's performance, but the materials they're made of matter, too.
For builders looking for a way to keep water from entering a home the new flexible flashing tape can seal problem areas.
The Proud Green Home of St. Louis opened its doors, celebrating the completion of this high performance home.
Raised-heel trusses are engineered wood trusses fitted with a heel where the bottom chord intersects with the perimeter wall plate which raises the top chord. This additional space allows you to...
I was asked recently, “Where do you think green building will go in 2015?” The simple answer is, green building will be a lot more Passive.
For building professionals concerned about embedded carbon footprint, gypsum board made at the mine site could be an answer.
A durable home starts from the bottom up, and engineered wood flooring panels help create a home that can weather the perils of construction.
Fortunately, the Proud Green Home of St. Louis was in the framing stages during the summer months so it didn't have to suffer through winter.
With an Environmental Product Declaration, Knauf's pipe insulation can now contribute LEED points to a project.
Because indoor air quality is one of the top goals of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis, the builder used a polyethylene wrap to protect the subfloor during construction.
To help meet the growing demand for energy efficient homes, as well as the renewed growth in new home construction, the country’s top energy raters joined together.