Category Archives: Radiant Barrier


David Weekley Homes Names LP ‘Partner of Choice’

LP Building Products was recently awarded the prestigious “Partners of Choice” Award for 2014 from David Weekley Homes, the nation’s


LP OSB ZB Family of Products Provides Structural Roof, Floor and Wall Solutions Engineered for Hawaii

Earlier this year, LP Building Products, the No. 1 OSB producer and leader in strand technology, introduced a line of


Cool Down With LP® TechShield® This Summer

The official start of summer is right around the corner, and as things are heating up, LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier


LP® TechShield® Brand Joins Southern Living Custom Builder Program

LP Building Products’ LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier Sheathing brand recently joined the Southern Living Custom Builder Program as a 2014


APA Wood Explains Benefits of Energy Trusses in New Report

Energy codes for the building industry have evolved over the years, resulting in the demand for greater efficiency in homes.


Engineered Wood at IBS 2014

This week we’ve been at The International Builders’s Show in Las Vegas with LP Building Products. One of the features


Don’t Forget Your Sunblock

Energy efficiency is nothing new to most architects and specifiers, but for those seeking an easy way to specify efficiency


Southern Living’s Latest Idea House Brings Charm And Efficiency To Nashville

For more than 20 years, Southern Living magazine has carried out its inspired initiative to build homes around the South


Roof Designs and the Home Energy Rating System (HERS)

EW: What is the Home Energy Rating System (HERS)? AJ: The HERS Index has become an industry standard in measuring


Case Study: Frontera Homes Discovers High-End Homes Possible Without High-End Prices

Frontera Homes, a premier homebuilder based in Cypress, Texas, was founded in 2008 when, as Michael Jones explains, he and


Builder Spotlight: Davidon Homes

Headquartered in California, Davidon Homes has been building luxury move-up homes for more than 30 years. According to Randy Hensley, director of project development, these homes fulfill the dreams of homeownership and create pride for thousands of homebuyers thanks to Davidon’s innovative design, superb craftsmanship, and attention to detail.


Engineered Wood May See Extra Momentum in the Market: ProSales Product Monitor

ProSales released its engineered wood product monitor earlier this month, highlighting some key drivers in the engineered wood market.  According


Case Study: Capstone Development provides comfort and energy efficiency for families of injured veterans as part of Operation Lakeshore

Since 2006, hundreds of injured military service members have taken part in Lakeshore Foundation’s Lima Foxtrot program in Homewood, Alabama. The program


Case Study: John Howard Companies Cuts Costs and Callbacks with Radiant Barrier Sheathing

Founded more than 40 years ago, John Howard Companies is one of the leading and most-awarded homebuilders in Mobile, Alabama.


The Ultimate Roof System

Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s William Miller predicts radiant barriers to be the dominant factor in energy-reducing roof systems. In a


Not All Radiant Barriers Are Created Equal

The attic accounts for a tremendous amount of lost energy. Homeowners who venture into the space are often hit with


KB Home Sets Standard for Energy Savings

With an increasing focus on green building practices industry-wide, many homebuyers are now seeking houses with energy-efficient features. A number of builders are working to provide their customers with affordable options to help them achieve the lifestyles they desire.


K&K Industries – Distributor Spotlight

When it comes to constructing a unique project or home, builders need someone to turn to for affordable, customized trusses. Many builders have come to trust K&K Industries because of its reputation for offering quality trusses that are dependable, strong, and easy to use.


Go For The Silver

Crosland Contractors is one of the Southeast’s leading builders and diversified real estate companies, with a portfolio valued at more than $1 billion. The company’s roots go back to the 1930s when John Crosland, Sr., began building houses in Charlotte, North Carolina. With a commitment to affordable housing, community-oriented development, and responsible stewardship, Crosland’s mission of sustainability is at work at Trinity Commons, one of their current projects.


Rebuilding in the Face of Devastation

After the seventh largest recorded earthquake in world history hit Chile in February, Chileans are in the midst of country-wide


Keeping A Green Eye On California

Radiant barrier products give California builders greater flexibility in meeting energy codes. Home designers and builders nationwide have always kept


Builder News & Trends

2011 ENERGY STAR® for Home Guidelines To Require Radiant Barrier The EPA recently released the proposed 2011 guidelines for ENERGY


Builder Trends

The Ultimate In Affordable Low-Energy Living New research into the most advanced building technology, products and techniques will help evaluate