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Air Sealing

Practical Steps to Creating a High Performance Building Envelope

A “high-performance” building envelope is one that most efficiently facilitates the building’s climate and moisture control, thereby increasing energy efficiency, (which reduces energy costs), and lowers the home’s overall energy footprint. Whether you aim to simply meet code, achieve various certification levels or go significantly beyond, there are some steps that are practical and fairly easy to implement on every project you undertake.

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Continuous Insulation

Quail Homes: Better Solutions for Better Homes

Owens Corning offered to help Quail Homes reassess their extensive analysis, which led to displacing their internal air sealing process and replacing it with sealing the outside of their homes to better protect from conditions, including moisture, in the region. Now, every Quail Home is wrapped in a blanket of PINK® Insulation top to bottom, outside to inside.

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The New American Home

This is the first in a series of NAHB-produced videos about Owens Corning's participation in the 2016 New American Home. Take a look and listen to what Element, the builder, has to say about working with Owens Corning on this project - and then let us know how we can work with you to help Turn Building Science into Building Genius™.

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Practical Steps to Creating a High Performance Building Envelope

A “high-performance” building envelope is one that most efficiently facilitates the building’s climate and moisture control, thereby increasing energy efficiency, (which reduces energy costs), and lowers the home’s overall energy footprint. Whether you aim to simply meet code, achieve various certification levels or go significantly beyond, there are some steps that are practical and fairly easy to implement on every project you undertake.

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Durability

The New American Home

This is the first in a series of NAHB-produced videos about Owens Corning's participation in the 2016 New American Home. Take a look and listen to what Element, the builder, has to say about working with Owens Corning on this project - and then let us know how we can work with you to help Turn Building Science into Building Genius™.

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Builder Relations

We're all in this together. Building science can help builders achieve goals, and in turn, builders can help building science teams learn from their experiences helping builders. These partnerships help build better homes.

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Practical Steps to Creating a High Performance Building Envelope

A “high-performance” building envelope is one that most efficiently facilitates the building’s climate and moisture control, thereby increasing energy efficiency, (which reduces energy costs), and lowers the home’s overall energy footprint. Whether you aim to simply meet code, achieve various certification levels or go significantly beyond, there are some steps that are practical and fairly easy to implement on every project you undertake.

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Comfort

Program Overview

Good enough isn't good enough any more. Homebuyers want a lot more than a home that simply meets code. And they demand greater value for their money. Introducing ComfortBuilt™ Homes with Owens Corning™.

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Part 2: What do today's homebuyers really know about high performance homes?

A major shift in the way homes are listed may boost home buyer interest in home performance. I say could, because it’s too soon to tell. As of February 2016, about nine states have added Home Energy Ratings to real estate MLS listings. This means that homebuyers can now make an “apples-to-apples” comparison of a home’s energy performance, as it relates to future energy use.

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Shea Homes: Partners In Success

Shea Homes collaborated with Owens Corning to maximize energy efficiency. The High Performance Conditioned ProPink® Insulation System provides Shea’s homeowners with a higher level of comfort and energy efficiency in their net-zero conscious homes.

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The Builder is at the Center of all we do

Collaboration breeds efficiency. When the Owens Corning team is able to integrate with a home builder throughout every phase of the build, together we achieve the highest levels of home comfort, design, durability and performance.

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Performance Specifications

When you collaborate with Owens Corning to design and build a ComfortBuilt™ Home, we’ll help you optimize costs based on HERS scores in your area. Through our partnership, we’ll help you identify the best return on your investment.

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Builder Relations

We're all in this together. Building science can help builders achieve goals, and in turn, builders can help building science teams learn from their experiences helping builders. These partnerships help build better homes.

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Moisture Management

Quail Homes: Better Solutions for Better Homes

Owens Corning offered to help Quail Homes reassess their extensive analysis, which led to displacing their internal air sealing process and replacing it with sealing the outside of their homes to better protect from conditions, including moisture, in the region. Now, every Quail Home is wrapped in a blanket of PINK® Insulation top to bottom, outside to inside.

READ MORE
The New American Home

This is the first in a series of NAHB-produced videos about Owens Corning's participation in the 2016 New American Home. Take a look and listen to what Element, the builder, has to say about working with Owens Corning on this project - and then let us know how we can work with you to help Turn Building Science into Building Genius™.

READ MORE
Practical Steps to Creating a High Performance Building Envelope

A “high-performance” building envelope is one that most efficiently facilitates the building’s climate and moisture control, thereby increasing energy efficiency, (which reduces energy costs), and lowers the home’s overall energy footprint. Whether you aim to simply meet code, achieve various certification levels or go significantly beyond, there are some steps that are practical and fairly easy to implement on every project you undertake.

READ MORE
Builder Relations

We're all in this together. Building science can help builders achieve goals, and in turn, builders can help building science teams learn from their experiences helping builders. These partnerships help build better homes.

READ MORE

Marketing

Program Overview

Good enough isn't good enough any more. Homebuyers want a lot more than a home that simply meets code. And they demand greater value for their money. Introducing ComfortBuilt™ Homes with Owens Corning™.

READ MORE
The Builder is at the Center of all we do

Collaboration breeds efficiency. When the Owens Corning team is able to integrate with a home builder throughout every phase of the build, together we achieve the highest levels of home comfort, design, durability and performance.

READ MORE
Performance Specifications

When you collaborate with Owens Corning to design and build a ComfortBuilt™ Home, we’ll help you optimize costs based on HERS scores in your area. Through our partnership, we’ll help you identify the best return on your investment.

READ MORE