Articles by Code Watcher Staff

Energy Codes Under Trump

Despite the change in federal leadership, the multi-tiered adoption of energy codes suggests that the Trump Administration is more likely to act as a speed…


Real Builders Respect Building Codes

  In his first column for the newly launched CodeWatcher magazine, Green Builder Media founder Ron Jones talks about builders’ reactions to regulation. If one…


Icynene ProSeal Eco

Icynene ProSeal Eco has been tested in range of ASTM E119 approved wall assemblies with the most cost effective materials resulting in a broad range of…


Icynene ProSeal

Icynene’s advanced closed-cell, medium-density spray foam insulation Icynene ProSeal sets a new benchmark in sprayability and performance. Icynene ProSeal offers a higher R-value and improved…


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…