More stories about Mold

  • Can Your Buildings Surf?

    In the second half of a two-part Q&A, researcher, author, and educator Vivian Loftness asks: How many days a year can your building "surf" on the environment and going without mechanical heating or cooling?

  • Health In the Green Economy

    New study by the World Health Organization (WHO) evaluates the health impacts of climate mitigation strategies in the housing sector.

  • David Jacobs on Indoor Environmental Quality

    Research director of the National Center For Healthy Housing discusses current concerns and looks ahead at emerging issues that will affect indoor environmental quality.

  • Solid Surfacing

    DuPont. The Corian Terra collection of solid surfaces, made with recycled materials, now includes 33 colors; five colors have at least 20% pre-consumer recycled resin content as certified by SCS.

  • Zero-VOC Paint

    Valspar Plus is the first asthma- and allergy-friendly paint certified by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.

  • Air Barrier System

    Sto Corp. Designed to meet new more stringent building codes, StoEnergy Guard combines a fluid-applied waterproof air barrier system with a drainage mat to create an energy-efficient breathable wall assembly behind any type of cladding.

  • Laticrete Glass Tile Adhesive

    This one-step polymer-fortified mortar for glass tile applications is Greenguard certified and can contribute to LEED points.

  • Basement Finishing System From Arxx

    Arxx. The ICFs manufacturer now offers reFIT, a basement finishing system that provides for a finished wall assembly R-value of 13.9. The expanded polystyrene panels interlock vertically and install easily using metal base track, corner panel connectors, and wall clips and shims; embedded...

  • Termite-Resistant Composite Fencing From Lifetime Lumber

    Lifetime Lumber. The company now offers privacy fencing and pergolas made with its composite lumber, which provides the look of wood but is resistant to rot, moisture, and termites. The material is crafted using SCS-certified 60% recycled content in the form of fly ash. Privacy fencing comes in...

  • Moisture-Resistant Drywall From Certainteed

    CertainTeed. ProRoc drywall with M2Tech technology features a water-resistant core and moisture- and mold-resistant paper face. The product is Greenguard certified and is available in Type X panels. M2Tech is also available in the companys newest product, AirRenew, which absorbs formaldehyde and...