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New Insulation Products Aim at Niche Markets

Posted by Matt Power, Editor-In-Chief

Jun 3, 2019 3:00:19 PM

Although traditional means of insulation still firmly control the building market, several new products aim to challenge the status quo. Are they fads or forerunners?

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Furnace Forecast Includes Climate Change Impacts

Posted by Green Builder Staff

May 17, 2019 8:28:01 AM

A new report from Global Market Insights suggests that unpredictable temperature extremes will push the residential market toward variable speed heating.

If we were to summarize the report in a couple of sentences, it suggests that erratic weather and temperature shifts will drive upgrades and sales of higher efficiency furnaces for single family and multifamily homes. The researchers also forecast a preference for variable speed natural gas-powered units, because of their rapid response time, and ability to heat larger spaces quickly. At the same time, older, one-speed gas units will frustrate owners, because they do not handle milder climates well.

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MRA Separates Fact Vs. Fiction About Hot Weather Rooftop Performance

Posted by Green Builder Staff

May 3, 2019 4:59:40 PM

Homeowners who understand rooftop energy efficiency stand to save big as temperatures rise.

After last year’s scorching summer, how to best beat the heat is top of mind for many U.S. and Canadian homeowners, especially during prime re-roofing season.

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Native Trails Earns B Corporation Certification

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Apr 3, 2019 4:58:36 PM

Native Trails, a premier artisan-crafted kitchen and bathroom brand that makes a grand visual impression with a small ecological footprint, is proud to announce its commitment to using business as a force for the greater good, with the announcement of its recent B Corporation Certification.

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