11 Oct '16, 6pm

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This article was originally featured on our sister site BUILDER . A big honkin' worry among home builders as they look ahead to 2020, when they hit their deadline to meet net zero energy rules in California--and likely beyond--is not a lack of choice among materials and products to make homes' building envelopes and systems produce as much energy as they use. It's the installation of said materials and products that's causing building firms a lot of anxiety. What's more, although the prospect of complying with elevated new energy performance standards may intensify the worry, it's already a chronic headache, getting trade crews to work with materials that will only function as they're supposed if they're installed as specified. Every time. "In every new community in every division in every region we have, we go through extensive training with our supervisors and trades on ...

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Why You Need A Sustainability Strategy

Why You Need A Sustainability Strategy

triplepundit.com 12 Oct '16, 8am

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Connecticut Zero Energy Challenge Gets Under Wa...

ecobuildingpulse.com 01 Oct '16, 12pm

This article was originally featured on our sister site BUILDER. The Torcellini family of Eastford, Conn., was one of the ...

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ecobuildingpulse.com 05 Oct '16, 1pm

This article was originally featured on our sister site BUILDER. The Torcellini family of Eastford, Conn., was one of the ...

Seven Game-Changing Green Building Products for...

ecobuildingpulse.com 11 Oct '16, 6pm

This article was originally featured on our sister site BUILDER . At the 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo...

#Home #Energy [Blog] New Residential Energy Star Program Shines Spotlight on Duct Sealing and HVAC Installation

#Home #Energy [Blog] New Residential Energy Sta...

homeenergy.org 30 Sep '16, 8pm

EPA spokesperson Casey Murphy shares details of the government's new ESVI program with workshop attendees at the Aeroseal ...