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Continuous Insulation Solutions for Thermal Bridging Challenges

Every home – new or existing – can increase its energy efficiency with the installation of a blanket of continuous exterior insulation over the walls and studs, thus reducing thermal bridging. This white paper identifies thermal bridging and why continuous insulation is the best way to address it.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: DuPont Building Innovations




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Trendy Black Finish Redefines Window Style

Many homeowners today seek to coordinate finishes and hardware in matching colors to create a streamlined look in kitchens, baths and throughout the home.

Effective Path to Passive House Standards

One of the key components of the Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS) standards is a tight building envelope. There are many paths to achieve the standard, confirmed with a blower door test to measure the air changes per hour that a home can acheive.

Affordable Passive House Model Uses Prefab Insulated Walls

Providing housing quickly, cost-effectively and sustainably is a global challenge.

1st Certified Passive House PLUS to Start Construction in Vancouver

The two story residence uses up to 90 percent less energy for heating and cooling than a code-built home.

Building Resilient Homes

With severe weather events on the rise, it makes sense to make sure your home is prepared for the worst that Mother Nature has to throw at it.

ICFs Featured in Multifamily Housing Project

A 220-unit apartment complex under construction in Charleston, South Carolina utilizes insulated concrete form (ICF) construction

Custom Exterior Doors Command Attention (video)

It’s the first thing you see when you enter and the last thing you see when you leave.

How to Sustainably Remodel Your Home

By choosing to remodel, you have already made a green choice.

Sustainable Design: Proud Green Home of Louisville

The Proud Green Home of Louisville is a sustainable, high performance home that will earn certification from multiple green building organizations.

Green Home Energy Rater Reviews Proud Green Home of Louisville

If you want to be at the top of the green building programs, you have to do the best of everything.

Energy Star Home Delivers Lower Utility Bills

Despite moving into a larger home, their energy bills were lower than in their previous house.

Air Quality: Proud Green Home of Louisville

The Proud Green Home of Louisville was designed and constructed with healthy living in mind.

Flex House Highlights the Concept of Affordable Right-sized Living

Manifesting the concept of right-sized living, the Flex House is designed to help homeowners use exactly the amount of resources they need.

Energy Management: Proud Green Home of Louisville

One of the top goals of the Proud Green Home of Louisville was to create a highly energy efficient yet very livable home.

Green Builder Realizes Sustainable Vision in Proud Green Home of Louisville

This home reflects what what the builder has learned so far about creating living spaces focused on good health, well-being, energy-efficiency, water-efficiency, durability and social and environmental restoration."

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DuPont Building Envelope Systems help make buildings more durable, energy efficient and comfortable, by providing superior air and moisture management. They are rigorously tested and exceed air barrier standards, helping builders to meet and exceed building and energy codes for residential buildings.


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