Energy-Efficient Construction

Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations Reduce Costs, Save Energy
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Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations Reduce Costs, Save Energy

With a frost-protected shallow foundation (FPSF), a monolithic slab with thickened... More

Energy-Efficient Construction
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Energy-Efficient Construction

Easy-to-install slab edge insulation solution saves time and money for Kansas... More

Super-Insulated Foundation
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Super-Insulated Foundation

A variety of drainage and insulation products were used to contribute to a... More

Rebuilding with ICFs along the coast in New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy
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Rebuilding with ICFs along the coast in New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy

Contractor uses insulating concrete forms to rebuld a house devastated by... More

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How to Encourage Better Buildings

A few weeks ago USGBC spearheaded the development of a letter sent to several key Senators on proposed changes to the tax deduction for energy-efficient commercial facilities. More

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Energy Efficiency Improvements in Cement Manufacturing

A Duke University study reports that the cement industry reduced its energy intensity by 13% over the last 10 years. More

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Wind Farm Takes Shape on Route 66 Southeast of Kingman

Western Wind Energy Corporation started putting up the support columns for five 350-foot tall wind turbines and 500-megawatt solar panels on more than 800 acres. More

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An Energy-Efficient Precast Wall System

A funny thing happened to Jesse Savell Jr. on the way to developing a better precast concrete wall system. More

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Energy-Efficient Permanent Forms Insulate Building, Reduce Construction Time
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