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Part 2: Marketing to Today’s Self-Educating Homebuyer

A major shift in the way homes are listed may boost home buyer interest in home performance. I say could, because it’s too soon to tell. As of February 2016, about nine states have added Home Energy Ratings to real estate MLS listings. This means that homebuyers can now make an “apples-to-apples” comparison of a home’s energy performance, as it relates to future energy use.


ABC Green Home Opens 3 Models Ready for Zero Net Energy Regulations

Recently, Owens Corning has worked as an extension of the team assembled by Habitat for Humanity for project ABC Green Home 3.0. This project is using familiar insulation and fiberglass solutions that easily integrate into the design plans and deliver the highest standard of energy efficiency in production-built homes.


Learn About the Change Quail Homes Made to Optimize Thermal Performance

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.


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