Insulation is a must when combating air, moisture and other potential hazards that can befall an unprotected foundation. This white paper takes a look at some methods for insulating the three most common types of foundations – basements, slabs and crawl spaces.
Insurance companies, state regulators and government agencies are providing significant insurance discounts for homes built to new, more resilient standards like the FORTIFIED Home standard. This white paper covers one popular approach to building a storm-resilient home — using insulated concrete forms (ICFs) for the wall assembly and foundation.
Electric vehicles still account for a small percentage of automobiles on U.S. roads but the growth trend is upward. And that means builders and developers are increasingly compelled to include EV charging stations in their projects.
As energy-efficient technologies and materials become more mainstream, the cost of building a green home or owning one is declining. This Research Center will help you determine if going green is a good investment for you.