Articles by Code Watcher Staff



Building Codes: Under Attack

The NRDC points why we can’t sit idly by while an energy efficiency “roll back” of the model building energy codes looms. As reported by Laura Urbanek,…


Roxul Safe’n’Sound

This insulation reduces air flow and sound transmission between rooms. Ideal for bathrooms, bedrooms, nurseries, home offices and theaters, laundry rooms, garages and in-between floors, this stone…


RESNET 2017 Conference Registration Opens

Call for session nominations for RESNET Building Performance Conference announced. The 2017 RESNET Building Performance Conference covers home energy ratings, high energy performance homes, building…



DOE Amps Up Its Solar Game

Two recent moves by DOE position it as a push-pull force for solar adoption. The Department of Energy made two solar-related announcements this week that…




Insulation: Roxul ComfortBatt

Fire-resistant thermal stone wool insulation for exterior walls, attics, crawlspaces, and basements. ROXUL ComfortBatt is available in R15, R23 and R30 options, and provides improved levels of…