Interest in ICFs Growing as Builders Look for High Performance Options

Interest in ICFs Growing as Builders Look for High Performance Options

As energy codes and consumer interest drive growth in high-performance home buildings, insulated concrete forms provide an attractive alternative to wood-frame construction.

ICFs Turning Up in Award Winning Homes

ICFs Turning Up in Award Winning Homes

For builders looking for ways to create high-performance homes efficiently, insulated concrete forms may be the answer. As the name implies, ICFs are EPS foam forms filled with concrete to form walls and foundations for home residential and commercial buildings....

High-performance products make builders' lives easier

High-performance products make builders' lives easier

Huber uses collaboration to increase relevancy in industry

EEBA Gathers Like-Minded Building Pros

EEBA Gathers Like-Minded Building Pros

At the 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance High-Performance Home Summit in Atlanta, building professionals gathered to share information on the latest trends and technology.

Air and Water Management Solves High Performance Home Challenges

Air and Water Management Solves High Performance Home Challenges

​​​​​​​Build tight and ventilate right is the mantra of high performance home building, but actually pulling that off can be challenging for builders.

Manufacturers Value EEBA Summit to Listen to Customers

Manufacturers Value EEBA Summit to Listen to Customers

This year's event used a new format of summits to give builders, manufacturers, raters, code officials and other professionals the opportunity to share tips and challenges with their peers.

New Fan Technology Battles Ventilation Problems Plaguing Home Builders

New Fan Technology Battles Ventilation Problems Plaguing Home Builders

While a home may be built with adequate ventilation strategies according to current building codes, performance may vary in the actual installation.

Builder Steps Up for Zero Energy Ready Subdivision

Builder Steps Up for Zero Energy Ready Subdivision

The homes are pre-wired for solar so buyers can opt to go fully net-zero energy.

New Wall Assembly Uses Traditional Methods to Meet New Codes

New Wall Assembly Uses Traditional Methods to Meet New Codes

There are many paths to creating an energy-efficient all assembly, and a new approach that relies on traditional techniques is gaining ground. The Extended Plate and Beam Wall offers a way to incorporate continuous insulation on the exterior of the home using standard wood framing.

Building Codes Driving Builders to Seek High Performance Options

Building Codes Driving Builders to Seek High Performance Options

While many municipalities are still using the 2009 Energy Codes, the 2018 editions are under preparation for use in the residential building industry.

Obtaining a high-performance 'edge'

Obtaining a high-performance 'edge'

EEBA summit provides chance for builders to learn, share ideas

Home Buyers Seeking Better Homes, Rather Than Looking for Green Labels

Home Buyers Seeking Better Homes, Rather Than Looking for Green Labels

Home buyers may not identify as wanting green homes, but they know what they want.

Indoor airPLUS looks to be resource for high-performance builders

Indoor airPLUS looks to be resource for high-performance builders

EPA uses EEBA to create synergy with those in green building industry

EEBA proves high-performance building learning experience

EEBA proves high-performance building learning experience

Builders use event to share ideas, learn new strategies

Millenials Crowd Source Green Companies to Support Environmental Efforts

Millenials Crowd Source Green Companies to Support Environmental Efforts

Millenials have high expectations for companies with which they interact.

EEBA Summit Brings Like Minded Builders Together

EEBA Summit Brings Like Minded Builders Together

EEBA provides a forum for building professionals to gather to share their successes and obstacles to building better homes.

Healthy Homes Gaining Priority in Green Home Strategies

Healthy Homes Gaining Priority in Green Home Strategies

A healthy home is a happy home, and a hot selling one as well.

Mini Split Heat Pumps Adapting to High Performance Home Market

Mini Split Heat Pumps Adapting to High Performance Home Market

Mini split ductless heat pumps are making waves in the high performance home market.

Manufacturers forge partnerships to promote high-performance building

Manufacturers forge partnerships to promote high-performance building

Lennox among several businesses at EEBA summit looking for progress industry

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