What Makes a Building Product Green
Even though steel conducts heat more readily than wood, steel entry doors that include foam insulation and are installed in wooden frames with quality weatherstripping generally provide better energy performance than wood entry doors. In choosing an insulated entry door, consider the R-value of the insulation, weatherstripping, and glazing materials.
Why we opted for electric water heating over a solar water heater
As we build more energy-efficient houses, particularly when we go to extremes with insulation and air tightness, as with Passive House...
Two studies indicate some benefits to using insulated vinyl siding, but more data is needed to win over this skeptic.
Setting aside the overall environmental profile of the oft-demonized PVC (check our coverage in this month’s EBN...