Improved building technologies

Combining materials and expertise for success

Illustration showing the inside of a home

Combining materials and expertise for success

Combining materials and expertise for success

Illustration showing the inside of a home

Combining materials and expertise for success

Ensure your homes achieve a high level of performance by planning for energy efficiency right from the start. Technologies are continually improving, making it easier to build high-efficiency homes.


Better technologies and better approaches

Materials are only part of building high-performance homes. Building techniques are equally important. By understanding the building science, you can ensure your materials work together as a system to provide greater efficiency and building quality as well as lower operating costs.

Air barrier system preventing air from coming into the house from a pipe
Exterior insulation on a home
Blown in insulation
Insulation in a basement
Thermal image of a window
Energy recovery system

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