ZIP System sheathing helps this home beat Passive House standards.
New drywall breaks all the rules for hanging things on the wall and standing up to abuse.
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.
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.
Stephan Irgens, CEO and chief engineer of STEP Warmfloor, and Monica Irgens, president, gave ProudGreenHome.com an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the manufacturing, research & design, and logistics operations at the company's LEED-registered headquarters.
As part of its green building approach, the Proud Green Home of St. Louis utilized panelized wall construction to reduce construction waste and provide better performance.
There's nothing like stepping on a warm floor when you get out of bed or the bath. It's good to know that comfort can also be very energy efficient.
Along with the walls and framing, a very important element in a high performance home is the subfloor system and the sheathing used.
IBS: Warmboard Radiant Heating Systems introduces heat source that is as easy to install as a water heater
Warmboard, Inc. manufactures energy-efficient radiant heating panels. Warmboard panels quickly generate even heat across the entire surface of your floor, making your home more comfortable, improving air quality and significantly reducing energy usage. Terry Alsberg, Founder/CEO of Warmboard, shows us...
Luis Imery, builder of the Proud Green Home at Serenbe, explains some of the steps taken to ensure job site cleanliness. The home will meet several strict building standards, including EarthCraft and Energy Star.
See how simple Warmboard radiant heating panels are to install and how the panels can be sawn with a Skilsaw and nailed or screwed directly to your floor joists just like any conventional subfloor. The same labor that would ordinarily...
In November 2011, we conducted a series of experiments to compare the performance of Warmboard to other radiant products. In each test, both panels experienced the same water temperature and the same air temperature. The results speak for themselves.
Gary Kadlec, owner of Kleendeck, talks to editor Teena Hammond about the importance of a clean building site.
Lori Kirk-Rolley, senior marketing director of Dal-Tile Corp., talks to Teena Hammond, editorial director and associate publisher of ProudGreenHome.
At the NAHB International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla., ProudGreenHome Editor Teena Hammond talks to Mike Onderko, senior product manager for Trex Co.
Combining wood with recycled plastic produces a multi-purpose, durable and sustainable material.
Barnwood Inc., formed in 2007, disassembles old barns from the Northwest destined to be demolished and burned, and refurbishes wood into cabinets and furniture, and even framing.
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