Case Studies

What It Takes to Go Net-Zero

Architects share their experiences in net-zero building, from persuading uncertain clients to dealing with extreme weather.

At this point, the technology exists for buildings to produce all the energy they need—and that needs to be the norm. Don’t worry: It’s not as hard as it sounds. William Maclay, FAIA, has a mission: to make net-zero-energy buildings the new normal. “We have the technology, tools, and knowledge we need to do this […]

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Energy Efficiency

This Tiny House is a Big Deal

Smaller dwellings like tiny homes can take big steps for the environment using innovative materials.

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Find out information about specific chemical products used in building and construction applications.

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