Insulation

  • Concrete Wall Forms
    Over the last 50 years, the types of concrete wall forms that are commonly used in the construction of houses have undergone some radical changes. In the past, builders and engineers used the same ma....
  • Energy Saving Tips
    Most of the energy saving tips that many people learn during their childhood have to do with remembering to turn off lights and appliances when they're done using them. While these techniques unargua....
  • Energy Savings
    As most parents instruct their children, good energy savings practices begin at home. When we are kids, we're taught to remember to shut off the lights when leaving the room, crank the tabs to keep w....
  • Interlocking Blocks
    Systems of construction that use interlocking blocks are modern takes on the millennia old system of brick and stone construction. With brick and stone construction, builders put man-made bricks or b....
  • Styrofoam Concrete Forms
    In the last 30 years, Styrofoam concrete forms have emerged as a competitor to traditional wooden concrete forms. The success of foam as an alternative is owed to many properties, many of which seem ....
  • Sustainable Construction
    Many builders are looking towards the future and utilizing sustainable construction methods and materials. Sustainable building projects, or green buildings, are energy-efficient structures made with....
  • Hurricane Resistant
    For many homeowners on the southeastern seaboard and in states like Florida, having a truly hurricane resistant home may sound like a dream. The 150+ mph force of hurricanes can easily rip apart most....
  • Energy Saving Suppliers
    One of the most reliable products that energy saving suppliers provide may also be one of the most simple. Reliable thermal insulation is one of the most effective methods of reducing the cost of hea....
  • Energy Efficient Construction
    One of the most important factors of energy efficient construction is having the proper materials for the job. Though materials concerns vary widely across the country, a few general rules apply. Pr....
  • Foam Forms
    One modern building system that has emerged in the last 30 years is a system of using foam forms to cast concrete. Called ICFs (insulated concrete forms), they have been steadily gaining popularity i....