Most American homes don't have enough insulation, which costs homeowners money and adds to greenhouse gas emissions through greater energy use. The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) reminds consumers that properly insulating their homes is one of the simplest...
As the residential housing market continues to recover, there remains a question of how much buyers are willing to pay for high performance homes in a price-conscious market place.
New research shows the light density residential fiberglass insulation industry in the U.S. and Canada has finally eliminated the use of formaldehyde-based binders in its manufacturing. Formaldehyde is a human toxicant with a long history of use in residential insulation,...
While green building has long emphasized insulation, recent research by Building Science Corporation showed that air sealing is at least as important as the R-value of the insulation in a building envelope.
Green or vegetative roofs add a touch of nature to a building and reduce the environmental impact on the surrounding area.
Choosing the right insulation product and installing it correctly are critical to having a safe and comfortable home, so Knauf Insulation helps homeowners, engineers, code officials, builders and specifiers understand the features of...
If you want the home you’re building to meet one of the six major rating systems or standards for green building, there is one product that will help you make the grade.
Ensure your building meets the performance and sustainability benchmarks you want by specifying Knauf Insulation products. Architects, engineers, certified specifiers and homeowners can rely on...
Deep green demonstration home honored for high performance and architectural style.
Green building experts give their views on green building in the next 5 to 15 years.
Take a look at products that make green buildings more effective.
At Greenbuild 2013 in Philadelphia, Gary Wollenhaupt, editorial director of ProudGreenHome.com, talked to leaders from some of the key companies involved in the green building movement. We asked them what they thought was the future of green building in the next 5 to 15 years. Here are their answers. Watch the Future of Green Building - Part 2.
Air sealing and R-value team up for a comfortable, high-performance home.
Few sustainable products offer a faster payback and a more comfortable living environment than an energy-saving, whole house insulation package. A U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT study found that the opportunity to improve the efficiency of the building envelope was...
There is a direct connection between the heat escaping through the walls of your home, and the money escaping from your wallet. The concept is called “Heat Bleed.” It’s the cumulative effect of all the deficiencies that you see in older homes, and many new homes as well.
Knauf EcoBatt Glasswool insulation is made with ECOSE Technology and contains a high concentration of sand, an abundant renewable resource, and it contains at least 30% recycled bottle glass bonded with ECOSE Technology.
Knauf EcoBatt insulation provides a cost effective thermal and acoustical barrier of energy efficient construction. Knauf offers a full line of standard and high density insulation in a variety of widths, R-Values, densities, and facings.
Knauf Insulation's Perimeter Plus is a high energy efficient blown fiber glass insulation system that is easy to install and offers consistent coverage.
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