Posts From December, 2023

How to Boost Home Performance and Durability with Foundation Vapor Protection

Contribute to Four Essential High-Performance Goals with Targeted Below-Slab Protection
How to Boost Home Performance and Durability with Foundation Vapor Protection
As a member of the EEBA community, you play a crucial role in leading the way towards constructing homes that are high-performing, healthy, and resilient. Now aligned with this objective are the self-educated homeowners and prospective buyers who are demanding high-performance homes. Because of this, builders (as well as the raters and architects who support them) are looking for product solutions that: Add value to their customers’ investments Demonstrate a core commitment to being a “responsible” builder Differentiate themselves in a competitive marketplace Our hope at Stego (and the purpose of this article) is to help provide useful support and education so that EEBA builders can better understand vapor transmission at the first side of the home - the foundation - and the role below-slab vapor barriers play in achieving high-performance goals in new homes. No, we are not talking about commodity 6 or 10-mil poly sheeting. Minimum residential code (2021 IRC... read more

Sunnova: Building for Tomorrow's Weather

Are your homes ready for the climate challenges ahead?
Sunnova: Building for Tomorrow
Extreme weather is on the rise across the country. Are you building homes to withstand the weather of tomorrow? Join Sunnova Energy's panel of experts on January 17 at 12 PM CST for a free webinar on building weather-resilient homes using solar + energy storage solutions. What you’ll learn: Recap 2023 weather events and patterns Discover how you can leverage incentives for energy storage solutions and solar Hear real examples of solar + batteries keeping the lights on during outages Get tips on building homes that are ready for extreme weather See how energy storage solutions can help meet homebuyer demands and improve their investment through added resilience and reliability The combination of solar and energy storage solutions helps you build homes that are ready for the weather of tomorrow while giving your homeowners greater peace of mind. Register now for Sunnova's 1/17 webinar to learn more! If you can’t attend, please register anyways and a recording ... read more