Structural Insulated Panels

Insulating Homes with Natural Sheep's Wool
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Insulating Homes with Natural Sheep's Wool

Havelock Wool is pioneering the use of unaltered sheep’s wool as an... More

Zip System's Radiant Barrier Panels
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Zip System's Radiant Barrier Panels

Lauren Hunter takes a look at ZIP System radiant barrier panels – the latest... More

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Illinois Remodeler Wins Fred Case Entrepreneurship Award

Nick Richmond of Illinois-based Matrix Basement Systems has won the 2013 Fred Case Entrepreneur of the Year Award in honor of achievements in both manufacturing and marketing that propelled his remodeling company. More

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Advanced Building Technologies Require Attention to Detail

ED VOYTOVICH on the need for proper processes and attention to detail if remodelers are going to have success with modern building technologies. More

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How to Protect Structural Insulated Panels From Decay
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Merit Award, Green Remodeling Over $250,000: New Model Remodel

Creative design meets sustainable building in this LEED-Platinum whole-house remodel. More

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Premier Building Systems PBS Building Wrap and Weather Barrier Premier Building Systems PBS Building Wrap and Weather Barrier

PBS Building Wrap and Weather Barrier for structural insulated panels helps reduce the potential for mold and mildew in structures. More

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Greater Dallas Green Built Parade of Homes Showcases Sustainable Building

When builder Mike Scarlett signed on to participate in the HBA of Greater Dallas Green Built Parade of Homes, which debuted in September, he had never so much as built an Energy Star house. But he rose to the challenge, hiring a consultant to help him decode such eco-measures as spray-foam insulation, dual-flush toilets, and the use of recycled materials. Scarlett, owner of Scarlett Custom Homes in Frisco, Texas, was one of seven builders who showcased Parade homes that feature key building techniques from the Green Built North Texas program. The new certification program, scheduled for rollout in early 2008, is a regional adaptation of NAHBís Model Green Home Building Guidelines and requires builders to implement a minimum of 38 components from six categories, ranging from energy and water efficiency to recycling and indoor air quality. More

Prefab design grows up
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Prefab design grows up

Perhaps in its early years, prefabricated design looked to consumers like tacky... More

Construction celebrates sustainability
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Construction celebrates sustainability

What better way to mark the 100th anniversary of the USDA Forest Service than by... More

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