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Icynene Classic Max

No ignition barrier in residential unvented attic applications needed with this product. Icynene Classic Max is a one-and-done innovation from the industry leader that eliminates…




Why Tougher Homes Won’t Be Built

Future homeowners will remain at risk from weather extremes if NAHB continues to block proposals at the 2016 Fall ICC code hearings. Bloomberg writer Christopher…




2017 National Electrical Code Changes

New NFPA 70: National Electrical Code changes affect off-grid energy solutions such as energy storage systems. Jesse Roman writes from the National Fire Protection Association…


2016 LEED Homes Awards Announced

This year’s LEED Homes Awards are scattered across the entire US, showing the growing acceptance of LEED building ratings. Late last month, USGBC announced the…