Friday, October 24, 2014

Zero Energy Building Construction Moving to Mainstream

Despite short-term price fluctuations, energy costs will continue to rise over the long term, driving greater interest in building that produce as much or more energy as they consume. The pace of growth in Zero Energy Building (ZEB) construction will grow even faster than recent estimates done by Navigant Research, who indicates the market growing to $1.4 trillion in 2035. Read more at

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Energy Retrofits for Older Homes

You might think that old home of yours is pretty hum drum, boring and well… just plain old. But even an older home can become an asset in the fight to use greener energy. You can actually cut your carbon footprint by a lot, even if you do own a pre-1970’s home. Read more at

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Getting the Jump on Winter: Home-Prepping

The summer sun may still be sweltering, but fall is coming. If you are a homeowner or a renter responsible for home and yard maintenance, it is time to begin thinking about winterizing. There are several things you can do today, and in the next weeks, that will make your home more comfortable and lower your bills this winter. Read more at Home Improvement Magazine. Get more information on saving money and energy at!

Monday, October 13, 2014

Energy Saving Tips For The Season

With the kids back in school and the holidays right around the corner, it’s important to monitor your spending during these busy months. If you haven’t started, now’s the time to cut back on energy use within the home. Here are some easy tips to get you started. Read more at ZCode Magazine. Get more information on saving money and energy at!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Tips on Creating an Energy Efficient Study Room


With the start of the new school year, many parents are turning that spare room or den into a study room for their kids. Here are some tips on how to make it energy efficient so you can maximize savings, and create a comfortable study atmosphere for your kids. And remember, an energy efficient study room also works well as an energy efficient home office! Read more at

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Green Learning Center Insulated With Spray Foam

Tutor Time of Melville, New York is bringing the lessons of sustainability to life – providing excellence in early education and child care in an innovative green learning environment. The building is the first child care facility in New York to fully utilize geothermal heating and cooling to operate on solar electricity with an expected Gold Standard LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. To regulate air quality, the building "envelope" has been sealed with spray foam for tight insulation. Fresh air is brought in through high-density filters in the building's energy recovery ventilators, supported by carbon dioxidesensors, to help provide a comfortable environment. Read more.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Sunshine Canyon Self-Sufficient Home

"Consistent and efficient heating is powered by a geothermal heat pump drilled into the granite mountainside, and is coupled with a concrete floor to absorb energy from the sun. Spray foam insulation creates an airtight envelope, and an eight KW ground-mounted PV array supplies enough power to nearly offset all electricity use." Read all of the architect's notes at

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Company creates homes from recycled metal shipping containers

A company that turns metal shipping containers into ready-to-move-in homes has begun a limited run of its first model. Although most people think steel containers would be awfully hot in the summer, Montainers use spray-foam insulation and air-conditioning units to mitigate the heat. “They are really airtight and energy-efficient,” Collins said. An added benefit for eco-conscious buyers is that the home is recycled. Read the entire article at

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Spray Foam to Surpass Fiberglass by 2016

US demand for insulation is forecast to rise 7.8% annually to $8.9 billion in 2016. Advances will be stimulated by a rebound in building construction expenditures from a depressed 2011 base. Further growth will be fueled by changes in building codes and continuing consumer interest in reducing energy consumption and utility bills. Homeowners and building owners will add or upgrade insulation to achieve these goals. Read more at

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

New Industry Approvals Give Icynene a Unique Advantage with Fire Safety

Exclusive engineering approvals for Icynene Classic Max and Icynene Classic Plus broaden Icynene's ignition barrier free spray foam portfolio. Advanced testing by leading spray foam insulation manufacturer Icynene, in collaboration with professional engineering evaluation group, DrJ Engineering, has broadened the organization's already industry leading fire approvals to be the first to include reduced foam requirements, structural integrity of trusses and the addition of Icynene Classic Plus™ to new and existing approvals.

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