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    How to determine if radiant barriers can help you reach your energy performance goals.

  • Case Study: Going for Gold in North Carolina

    A North Carolina home reads like a playbook for optimized building science techniques with the certifications to prove it.

  • Optimizing Foam Insulation

    Developing the proper spray foam insulation strategy can improve the performance of your homes.

  • Partnership Aims to Cut Commercial Building Energy Use

    Clinton Global Initiative announces a three-year collaboration between financial, real estate, and environmental organizations to promote energy-efficient improvements.

  • 2011 Evergreen Awards On the Boards Winner

    The Bullitt Center in Seattle, by the Miller Hull Partnership.

  • Cellulose Insulation

    Pest Control Insulation Systems. Insect resistant, sound-deadening, and environmentally friendly, TAP blown-in cellulose insulation is 32% more energy efficient than traditional insulation, the maker says.

  • Radiant Barrier Plywood Panels

    Made for roof construction, these radiant barrier plywood panels reduce utility costs year round by blocking 97% of radiant heat to keep attic temperatures 30 degrees cooler in warm weather and in winter, reflecting the heat back into the home, the company says.

  • 7 Innovative Insulation Materials

    From gas-filled foil panels to sheep’s wool, here are a few insulation technologies that may be coming soon to a home near you.

  • Production Builders Use Size to Green Advantage

    Larger builders rely on volume and efficiencies to entice buyers with high-performance features at no added cost.

  • Marking Their Mark

    The 2011 COTE Top Ten Green Projects are working examples of the power of a thoroughly integrated approach to architecture, natural systems, and technology.