IBS: Energy-efficient windows

 
Jan. 27, 2013
Teena Hammond, editorial director and associate publisher of ProudGreenHome, talks to Marvin Windows about energy efficiency.

Subfloor adhesive reduces squeaks and boosts durability

Residential builders and remodelers who have experienced the pain of job delays or callbacks for squeaky subfloors will soon have access to a combination of subfloor products to combat squeaks.

Synthetic slate roofing offers lightweight and sustainable option

Synthetic slate has been on the market for about 20 years and is becoming a popular option for US homes. This new product offers a lightweight, sustainable and cost-effective option for your roof.

Sponsored by: The Tapco Group

Foundation insulation strategies reduce moisture movement and energy loss

Home insulation strategies should include protecting below-grade walls and foundations from potential moisture damage and energy loss.

Continuous wall insulation fights offs moisture and energy loss

By including continuous exterior insulation in a wall assembly, builders can deliver a better performing home.

Test homes reveal the secrets of high performance construction

12 test homes are revealing some of the secrets behind the best wall systems.

Insulated house wrap tackles continuous insulation requirements

Continuous insulation and tougher wall insulation requirements are part of the new building codes, and building professionals are looking for ways to meet the challenge.

Sponsored by: DuPont Building Innovations

Efficient HVAC products 'the way it has to be' (video)

ASHRAE's Max Sherman says consumers focused on sustainability are helping push developers and manufacturers to generate solutions that have less environmental impact.

New American Home features whole-home water filtration solutions

The National Association of Home Builders’ 2016 New American Home features a whole-home water filtration system from Environmental Water Systems.

Fight water safety problems with whole-home water filtration

With water quality making headlines across the country, there's reason for people to be concerned about the safety of their drinking water.

Undercounter water filters are a better alternative to bottled water

The bottled water trend costs people money, and doesn't deliver better water.

A peek at the future of HVAC, refrigeration (video)

Consumer care of indoor air quality and indoor health will drive the development of HVAC and refrigeration products that are more efficient and sustainable.

Wall assembly designed to boost insulation using traditional techniques

The Extended Plate and Beam design features innovative framing techniques, exterior rigid foam and weatherization products.

Breathe easier with new central vacuum technology

New technology makes central vacuum cleaners an even more powerful tool in the fight for indoor air quality.

Smart home technology designed to make life easier

In today's busy world, homeowners are increasingly seeking out home automation solutions to make life simpler.


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