Whitepapers

A new generation of glass ceramic materials that provide fire-protective assemblies for fire-rated separations can be specified for multifunctional performance. Qualitative and quantitative evaluation criteria are useful for architects and building design teams.
February 24, 2014

A practical guide for painting contractors

February 24, 2014

A practical guide for architects and interior designers

January 28, 2014

A new white paper from Star Building Systems outlines the benefits of metal buildings for public and private school building projects.

August 28, 2013

A new white paper from SAGE offers an overview of electrochromic glazing technology and the benefits of incorporating dynamic glazing in your buildings.

May 14, 2012

Download the complete White Paper, Chapters 1-10

February 16, 2012

White paper was written with the sole purpose of providing accurate, reliable information about critical issues related to BIM and what ArchiCAD with advanced technology such as the GRAPHISOFT BIM Server provide as an answer to address these issues.

March 29, 2011

Zero and net-zero energy buildings are seen by their advocates as crucial to the effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and America’s reliance on carbon-based fuels. But how feasible is it to expect new buildings to reach zero or net-zero energy use? What are the technical, social, political, and economic advantages to reaching that goal? These are among the questions addressed in this White Paper.

December 21, 2010

Our seventh White Paper on Green Buildings focuses on the role of water in sustainable design and construction. The editors conclude with a set of 21 detailed recommendations--an Action Plan--for the consideration of the Building Teams, home builders, developers, building owners, government officials, industry membership associations, NGOs, and the public with regard to water performance.

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