Raised Heel Trusses let Builders Pack in More Insulation
Raised heel roof trusses are proving to be a cost-effective way for fit more insulation into the attic for builders looking to construct to energy codes.
New Ways To Better Insulate Concrete Walls
Here's how to make sure concrete masonry block walls are insulated to meet...
How to Sell Exterior Insulation
A few years ago, Deb Kearse became interested in new ways to add insulation to homes. Kearse is vice president of sales for Kohl Building Products, based in Reading, Pa. As oil prices spiked and green building ideas spread, she embraced the idea of adding insulation outside of the wall cavity--making room in her stores for sheets of exterior insulation or insulated siding with exterior insulation built into each panel.
Exterior Insulation: Thinking Outside the Box
In typical construction, insulation is concentrated in the wall cavities. But...
Build it Right
With the new standards for the federal Energy Star Qualified Homes program issued...
Like a spaceship rocketing into the heavens, the Energy Star for Homes program is...
ThermaTru Fiber-Classic Mahogany Doors
The Fiber-Classic Mahogany Collection of fiberglass doors is Energy Star qualified...
Tamko, Owens Corning and CertainTeed Corp. Reflective Roofing
Homeowners can save 7% to 15% in total cooling costs by putting products on their...
If Walls Could Talk
The following article is excerpted from a special report by Remodeling magazine, a sister publication to ProSales.
Green Goods: Green Gets Gritty
Initiatives by two of the premier green certification schemes are pushing the...