This informative session will discuss the general trends in sustainability and how they relate to PEX-based systems.
More than any other industry, the construction sector is being impacted by an ever-increasing movement towards a more sustainable built environment. This fact-filled, informative session will discuss the general trends in sustainability and how they relate to PEX-based systems. Industry expert Dale Stroud will demonstrate how PEX systems really are sustainable and how they make a vital and valuable contribution to high-performance building.
If you’re a builder or a contractor in the residential sector, you are aware of the expanding fire sprinkler mandates that are increasing across the country for new construction homes. If you have questions and need answers, hear from an experienced fire sprinkler design technician about key points to know about fire sprinkler design and tips that might help you if the mandate reaches your neck of the woods.
Green Builder® Media’s most ambitious project to date, the VISION House® at Mariposa Meadows is on track to open this summer.
Green Builder Media's latest VISION House® project is breaking new ground. When completed, compact, low-impact residences, a corporate campus and research center—all powered by renewable energy systems—will share space with moose, bears and beavers, high in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. An ambitious vision, to be sure, but one that’s been in the works for some time.
When it comes to sustainability and comfort, it’s no longer an either/or dilemma. Low emissions and low carbon footprints don’t need to equate to poor comfort. With radiant hydronic systems, gone are the problems of comfortable main levels, hot second levels and freezing basements. And because hydronic systems use water — not air — to transport energy, they are significantly more energy-efficient.
I have recently relocated from the rugged shores of the San Juan Islands in Washington to the craggy peaks of the San Juan Mountains in my beloved home state of Colorado—from the temperate softness of the cedars and hemlock to the majestic vigor of the spruce, firs, and pines.