Posts Tagged ‘green building materials’

 

Does OSB emit Volatile Organic Compounds?
Dec 22, 2017 | Posted in The Ol' Sage Builder

We recently received a message from one of our readers, and the Ol Sage thought he would pass it along as it is important to be concerned about Volatile Organic Compounds.

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Know your Building Science Climate Zone
Sep 15, 2017 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

Knowing the climate zone your residential build will take place in will influence many of the decisions you will make as to construction methods and building materials. As energy conservation becomes a growing concern, building to your climate zone is an excellent way to ensure that you are providing your clients with the best options. Keep in mind that building and energy codes are the minimum standard.

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How to Market Green Building Features to Home Buyers
Apr 23, 2014 | Posted in Builders, Dealers, DIY, Framers

While home builders are interested in green features, they may be unsure of those that give them the most bang for their energy-saving buck. If you are selling homes with energy-saving features that buyers don’t understand, you are missing a valuable opportunity.

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