Moisture Protection

Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control
December 31, 2014 | Bradley Carmichael, PE, Project Engineer, Hoffmann Architects

Building envelope expert Bradley Carmichael of Hoffmann Architects explains how rainscreen wall s...

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To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe
March 20, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are amo...

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March 04, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Design experts from Hoffmann Architects offer a brief history of exterior insulation and finish s...

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August 14, 2013 | Nichiha

This course will review the cause and effects of moisture intrusion and explain how fiber cement...

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May 03, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

As experienced designers, contractors, and owners know, most paint and coating problems are corre...

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April 03, 2013 | BASF

It is hard to talk about restoration without talking about sustainability. This two-hour interact...

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June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

AIA Rainscreens BD+C DEcember 2011
May 02, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Rainscreen system installed at the west building expansion of the University of Arizona’s Meinel...

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May 02, 2012 | Sean M. O’Brien, PE, LEED AP, and Michael B. Waite, LEED AP

Expert advice on how to control wasteful air leakage in the building envelope.

May 02, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and passing the online exam.

April 30, 2012

Insulated metal panels, or IMPs, have been a popular exterior wall cladding choice for more than...

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Fraser Brown MacKenna Green Gown Award GE Fogg Building
December 05, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Working closely with staff at Queen Mary University of London, MEP Engineers Mott MacDonald, Cost...

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November 09, 2011

Originally built in 1973, the building had received several alterations over the years but the pr...

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October 12, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

27th Annual Reconstruction Awards...

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September 13, 2010 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Power consumption for data centers doubled from 2000 and 2006, and it is anticipated to double ag...

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March 01, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief

If you took a poll of building envelope and construction forensic experts, it's likely that moist...

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October 06, 2009

Adopting simple, common-sense measures and proper maintenance protocols can help mitigate the spr...

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September 01, 2009

Kingswood School is perhaps the best example of Eliel Saarinen's work in North America. Designed...

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August 18, 2009

AEC firms are hotbeds of invention and innovation to meet client needs in today's highly competit...

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August 11, 2009

American Hydrotech is now offering a waterproofing and roofing resource handbook for all architec...

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August 01, 2009 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief; Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor; Dave Barista, Managing Editor; and Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

27. Next-Generation Green Roofs Sprout up in New York New York is not particularly known for its...

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August 01, 2009 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Historic restoration and preservation efforts are accelerating throughout the U.S., thanks in par...

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June 01, 2009 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Sustainability and energy efficiency depend not only on the overall design but also on the buildi...

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