Dr. Karagiozis is Director, Building Science at Owens Corning.

He is responsible for leading, shaping, driving, educating and training others in energy efficiency and green building science at Owens Corning. His activities involve feeding Owens Corning’s innovation pipeline with customer-inspired and building science informed solutions.

Dr. Karagiozis is one of the leading building scientists in North America. He has been performing building science research for the past 20 years, trained more than 1000 professionals in moisture design, and championed and assisted in the development of innovative material systems and concepts. Research activities have been concentrated in energy efficiency, healthy, durable and sustainable building designs, housing integration issues, wireless route sensing, whole building performance applications, heating, ventilating and air conditioning of buildings and hygrothermal performance of envelopes.

With stricter energy codes causing contractors to review their construction options, the opportunity to revise insulation choices arises.

As more states and municipalities adopt the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), builders and remodelers are finding that the requirements are increasing the amount of high-performin

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