Latest

Latest in Building Materials

Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control
on November 12,2013 in Feature

Building envelope expert Bradley Carmichael of Hoffmann Architects explains how rainscreen wall systems work and evaluates the effectiveness of...

on October 15,2013 in Feature

Architects and fenestration experts are looking for windows and doors for their projects that emphasize speed to the project site, a fair price,...

on September 20,2013 in Feature

Aside from the roof membrane itself, the perimeter roof edge is the most critical component of the roofing system. As such, it warrants more...

on September 19,2013 in Feature

Phase-change materials, electrochromic glass, and building-integrated PVs are among the breakthrough glazing technologies that are taking energy...

on September 15,2013 in Feature

This course will review the cause and effects of moisture intrusion and explain how fiber cement panels can be used as a rain screen to reduce...

on September 09,2013 in Feature

An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com. 

on June 28,2013 in Feature

A researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory calls building enclosure commissioning “the single-most cost-effective strategy for reducing...

on May 14,2013 in Feature

When it comes to durability, a 50-year building design ideally should include 50-year coatings. Many building products consume substantial amounts...

on May 09,2013 in Feature

From a "no sweat" toilet to a deep-well lavatory, here's a round up of the latest high-efficiency plumbing fixtures.

on April 16,2013 in Feature

From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these projects benefited from IMP technology.