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2014-12-23 08:22:14

2015 IECC set for auto-adoption as Illinois state minimum efficiency for new homes CHICAGO, Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois became one of the best states in the U.S.

2014-10-31 23:10:31

A task-oriented credential that verifies a candidate can successfully conduct air infiltration and duct leakage tests to the ASTM E1554-07 standard. Malta, NY

2012-07-16 23:03:36

A Florida house constructed with Element, LLC’s building envelope demonstrates built in sustainability three times better than newly adopted IECC standards. Fort

2005-10-07 13:33:46

U.S. commercial building owners could save substantially on annual heating and cooling energy costs by improving airtightness of their buildings' envelope, according to a recent National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) study. The research used simulation software to evaluate the energy impact of improved air barriers in three typical non-residential buildings in five cities, each in a different climate zone. The results predicted potential annual heating and cooling energy cost...


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.