Dr. Achilles Karagiozis Brings a Hands-on Approach to Building Science
We chatted with Dr. Karagiozis to address key learnings regarding the role of Building Science in advancing high performance homebuilding.
Owens Corning offered to help Quail Homes reassess their extensive analysis, which led to displacing their internal air sealing process and replacing it with sealing the outside of their homes to better protect from conditions, including moisture, in the region. Now, every Quail Home is wrapped in a blanket of PINK® Insulation top to bottom, outside to inside.
Thrive Home Builders and Owens Corning turned to building science to achieve accessible, affordable, net zero homes with minimal need for solar panels.
The focus of this guide is on residential construction using Owens Corning™ products and systems. However, the principles and physics apply to all types of construction and many of examples and details are readily applicable to commercial, institutional construction and special use buildings.
Turn Building Science into Building Genius™
What do homeowners really want? They want to be comfortable right in their own home.
Can daylight help close more home sales? The value of natural light is a growing factor with today’s home buyer.
We’ve put together a comprehensive resource guide of materials to help market your ComfortBuilt™ homes.
Noise. It’s hard to escape it. No wonder it’s such a high-value consideration with more and more home buyers. Many factors go into the comfort and livability of the homes you build. Find out what steps acoustic-smart home builders are taking to enhance their properties.
Problems like leaky ducts, oversized HVAC systems, and uninsulated hot water pipes negatively affect more than just energy consumption.
From the start, the relationship between Quail Homes and Owens Corning has been based on trust. From top-notch customer service, to the attention to detail that goes into one of their homes, partnering with Owens Corning is helping Quail Homes exceed buyers’ expectations before, during and after construction.