January 8, 2024

ePAVE Joins the Battle Against Urban Heat Islands

During a day with a comfortable temperature of 75°F, asphalt surface temperatures in full sun can rise to 125° F or more. “Cool pavement” coatings from ePAVE can decrease those surface temperatures by 5–20°F.

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December 21, 2023

SIPs for High-Performance Enclosures: Faster, Better, and Greater Value

The construction industry is long overdue for some disruptive change. For Sam Rashkin, it’s not a matter of if SIPs will become the industry standard, it’s when.

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October 9, 2023

Occupancy Intelligence for Energy Savings

Data from Feedback Solutions helps optimize HVAC in commercial buildings, while ensuring healthy air exchange and revealing value-added inights.

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September 11, 2023

Selecting Sustainable Materials: An #EcoRenovate Guide

Selecting sustainable finishes and furnishings is as important as green construction. So look at the lifecycle of products, and decide what's most important.

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August 18, 2023

Start with SIP Panels: Cost Savings, Efficiency, Health, Resilience

Architects and builders continue to innovate with structural insulated panels (SIPs), proving the benefits of affordable, healthier, and more resilient homes.

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July 19, 2023

Tackling Water Scarcity: RainStick Showers Changing the Game

In-home greywater recycling systems offer significant water savings, but they can be expensive and challenging to to install. This immediate, point-of-use water treatment technology combats water scarcity one shower at a time.

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July 5, 2023

Cost-Effective Retrofits: 7 Steps to Zero Energy

To achieve a substantial reduction in CO2 emissions, we can smooth the runway for energy-efficient, cost-effective home retrofits

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December 8, 2021

Interior Design Ideas for Living Big in Small Spaces

Because they are affordable, small homes are attractive to many younger homebuyers as well as retirees who are downsizing. Small homes are also more energy efficient. Whether you’re in a new smaller zero energy home or an existing small home, these interior design tips will help you live big in a smaller space.

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December 7, 2021

Low-Cost, High-Value Opportunities to Reduce Embodied Carbon in Buildings

The top building material categories that account for most embodied carbon in home construction include concrete, rebar, insulation, glazing, and finishes. There are proven low-embodied-carbon solutions that can be broken down into three main categories: whole-building design, one-for-one material substitution, and specification. In general, whole-building design solutions can drive the greatest embodied carbon savings along with following low-embodied-carbon best practices throughout the building design and construction process.

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December 6, 2021

The 2021 EEBA Team Zero Inventory of Zero Energy Homes Is Now Underway

The Inventory of Zero Energy Homes is the definitive metric of market growth in this housing sector. Now is the time to add your new project to the database or update your current listing.

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