More stories about Panels

  • Extra Panel Adds Building Insulation

    Quad-Lock’s new Extra Panel integrates with other Quad-Lock components to increase an insulation system’s R-Value (as high as R-84 with reinforced concrete walls) and make the most of the thermal mass capacity of a concrete structure.

  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s BeauSoleil House

    In addition to energy systems and hurricane resistance, this Solar Decathlon house draws on South Louisiana’s architectural heritage and love for entertaining.

  • The EcoDEEP Haus Is a Lesson in Renovation and Sustianability

    A winner in the Greenhouse category of the 2009 Evergreen Awards, the EcoDEEP Haus doubles the size of a 1940s bungalow but cuts its energy use nearly in half

  • Earthly Ethics

    Fulfilling Aldo Leopold's belief that ethical behavior includes respecting the land, the Leopold Legacy Center examines the relationships between buildings, their inhabitants and their sites

  • One PNC Plaza, Pittsburgh

    PNC Financial Services Group unveils the largest green wall in North America.

  • Structural Insulated Panels From Agriboard

    Agriboard SIPs utilize agricultural waste, wheat, and rice straw as an insulating core. More than 80% of Agriboard’s panels consist of straw left over after the grain has been harvested. The perimeter LSL presents a high shear-strength panel with virtually no thermal bridging. The 7?7/8-inch-thick...

  • SIPs Provide Efficient, Fast Building Alternative

    Though they still make up a small share of the market, structural insulated panels provide an alternative to stick-building that's efficient during and after construction.

  • Glass Panels Have Low-E Coating

    Pittsburgh Corning has expanded its LightWise Architectural Systems to include energy-efficient glass block panels.

  • Mountain Restaurant Protects its Environment

    The Couloir Restaurant in Teton Village, Wyo., protects its environment by choosing sustainable construction materials and serving seasonal cuisine with ingredients from local vendors.

  • Building a Net-Zero Energy House in Boulder, Colo.

    A net-zero energy house produces as much renewable energy as the house and its occupants use. It is a concept that was almost unthinkable just a few years ago.