Is Your Building Framing Hurting Your ROI?

Is Your Building Framing Hurting Your ROI?

A code-compliant insulated building envelope – roof, wall, subfloor and quality fenestration – typically results in a heat resistant, well-constructed building that requires less cooling and heating to keep occupants comfortable. However, did you know that without...
QII Requirements: To Insulate My Header or Not?

QII Requirements: To Insulate My Header or Not?

For high-rise residential projects, Quality Insulation Installation (QII) is not required, but if your project is low-rise and/or attempting to meet LEED for Homes prerequisites, you may not be meeting the requirements of the California Energy Code, Residential...
Avoiding HERS Rating Holdups

Avoiding HERS Rating Holdups

The 2019 Code cycle is almost in effect, and with it comes increased energy performance requirements. With the current code challenges in place and new ones to come, there are a few things we can do to mitigate the risks in passing HERS field verification testing and...