Heating, cooling solutions key in high-performance building
Lennox has been among the leaders in the effort to help builders move construction of high-performance single- and multifamily homes from niche to mainstream.
Through a series of energy efficient heating and cooling solutions, the company has long worked with developers to devise strategy on how developers can best integrate their solutions into structures to raise indoor air quality to peak levels.
Scott Curtis, manager of new residential construction for Lennox, attended last month’s Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta to meet with builders and others on the advances in HVAC technologies. He also spoke about how the high-performance building industry has made significant strides in recent years.
Companies: Lennox Industries
While more buyers are making home performance a part of their decision process, a home has to offer more than that.
Strict attention to detail helps the Proud Green Home of Louisville deliver a high level of indoor air quality and efficiency to the high performance home.
Sponsored by: Aeroseal
Thrive Home Builders, an award-winning residential builder, began offering solar power on its homes to stand out in the competitive Denver market.
The 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) High Performance Home Summit in Atlanta drew builders and other professionals to share their knowledge.
Low cost of living is just as important as the purchase cost.
Home builders are understandably reluctant to adopt the latest technology without knowing how it may perform over the long term.
As energy codes and consumer interest drive growth in high-performance home buildings, insulated concrete forms provide an attractive alternative to wood-frame construction.
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Huber uses collaboration to increase relevancy in industry
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.
Build tight and ventilate right is the mantra of high performance home building, but actually pulling that off can be challenging for builders.
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.
While a home may be built with adequate ventilation strategies according to current building codes, performance may vary in the actual installation.