Alternative Wall Systems

On this page, you will find resources and educational material on some of sustainable buildings most interesting new wall building innovations. New materials and techniques are being implemented to increase building efficiency while also resulting in high energy efficiency to help reduce energy costs. More resources for this category are located in the Wall Systems section of our Green Built Homes Certification Levels page — under Phase 3: Building Envelope as well as our Alternative Wall Systems Blog category page:

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Block

Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Products Association – AACPA is a network of organizations and individuals that promote autoclaved aerated concrete products through research, education, and standardization.

Precast Wall

Superior Walls – Precast concrete wall panels, basement, insulation panels, and energy-efficient.

Structural Insulated Panel

Structural Insulated Panel Association – Nonprofit trade association representing manufacturers, suppliers, fabricators/distributors, design professionals, and builders committed to providing quality SIP’s for all parts of the construction industry.

Timber Frame

Timber Home Living – LEED-certified timber frame home resource. Timber Home Living is your ultimate resource for post and beam and timber frame homes. Find timber home floor plans, inspiring photos of timber frame homes, and sound advice on building and designing your own post and beam home.

Timber Framers Guild – Nonprofit educational membership association serving as a center of timber frame information and design for the professional and the general public.