Thank you to the sponsors of the 2019 High Performance Building Zone. These important partners to NAHB enabled us to bring you the practical, real-world side of why building science and high performance building are transforming the housing industry.
Throughout the country, the number of green and high performance homes has been steadily increasing. More and more builders use sustainable building technologies and construction techniques. These NAHB tools and resources are designed to equip and support builders and remodelers choosing sustainability or those who want to learn more.
What’s it made of makes all the difference. ROCKWOOL insulation is created from a unique combination of stone and recycled slag. It’s use of natural basalt rock and higher density combine for superior sound absorption, fire resistance and water repellency for a safer and more comfortable home.
Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, today, CertainTeed® is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, gypsum and ceilings. CertainTeed is a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies.
DuPont uses our dynamic science and building knowledge to develop integrated systems, unrivaled technical support and innovative products to help deliver better buildings. DuPont™ Tyvek® Weatherization Systems provide superior protection against the elements with pioneering products such as Tyvek® HomeWrap® and other specialized wraps, plus flashings and roofing underlayments. DuPont™ Tyvek® Weatherization Systems help prevent air and water infiltration while allowing moisture vapor to escape to reduce the chance of mold and water damage.
When builders choose DuPont, they get products that meet the highest performance standards, and are backed by building science and unrivaled industry support from the DuPont™ Tyvek® Specialists Network and the DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center. From the latest updates on building codes to current trends and challenges, your local DuPont™ Tyvek® Specialist can provide on-site guidance and training to help make sure the job gets done right. The DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center is the source of DuPont product and technical information needed to build quality, durable and energy-efficient structures. To discuss your project or learn more, please contact us at 800-44-TYVEK (89835) or www.weatherization.tyvek.com
Keene Building Products is the premier innovator and manufacturer of 3-dimensional filament products for the building envelope and noise control markets. Our noise products are designed for construction projects such as multi-family apartments and condominiums to stop impact and airborne noise, while our building envelopes products can be utilized in wall, masonry, roofing, and foundation applications to eliminate moisture issues. Product lines include: QUIET QURL® for noise control and DRIWALL™ for moisture drainage and ventilation products.
Starting as a plastic manufacturing company in 2002, KEENE has continually innovated new construction tools in an effort to improve product performance for the market. At first, KEENE only manufactured entangled net products in applications that had coatings and concrete all around them. Today, our diverse capabilities include blending powders and creating chemicals. In addition to our expertise in plastics extrusion we’ve expanded our expertise to floor preparation products, below grade systems, roofing, plastic fabricating and 3D filament.
As a proven leader in high performance building solutions, LP Building Solutions manufactures uniquely engineered, innovative building products that meet the demands and needs of the building industry. Its extensive product portfolio includes durable and dependable exterior siding and trim systems, engineered wood framing and structural panels for single-family homes, multifamily projects, repair & remodel markets, light commercial facilities and outdoor buildings. LP also provides industry leading service and warranties to help customers build smarter, better and faster. Founded in 1973, LP is a global company headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, and traded on the New York Stock exchange under LPX. For more information, visit LPCorp.com.
Step into our shark cage for the thrill of a lifetime.
- Experience an eye-popping VR dive in our LP Legacy shark cage daily from 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
- Capture your dive with a digital photo or a printout to take home.
- Share your photo for a chance to win a pair of Oculus VR goggles. Publicly post your digital photo to Twitter, Instagram or Facebook, with the hashtag #LPLegacySharkWatch. Winners' names will be posted on Fscebook at Noon and five pm all three days of IBS. That's six chances to win.
The LP 7D Experience
The LP 7D experience brings the innovative LP portfolio of Building Solutions to life in an exciting virtual reality environment.
At the end of the experience, you'll be given a Google Cardboard so you can take the experience home with you.
Safety point: this virtual reality experience includes many sudden movements - those that experience motion sickness should not ride.