sponsored | May 16, 2023

4 steps to a better building enclosure

Dividing the outside environment from the interior, the building enclosure is one of the most important parts of the structure. The enclosure not only defines the building’s aesthetic, but also protects occupants from the elements and facilitates a comfortable, controlled climate. With dozens of components comprising the exterior assemblies, from foundation to cladding to roof, figuring out which concerns to address first can be daunting.

sponsored | May 10, 2022

Design guide for parapets: Safety, continuity, and the building code

This course covers design considerations for parapets. The modern parapet must provide fire protection, serve as a fall-protective guard, transition and protect the roof/facade interface, conceal rooftop equipment, and contribute to the aesthetic character of the building. 

sponsored | May 10, 2022

Designing smarter places of learning

This course explains the how structural steel building systems are suited to construction of education facilities.

sponsored | May 8, 2022

Choosing the right paver system for rooftop amenity spaces

This AIA course by Hoffmann Architects offers best practices for choosing the right paver system for rooftop amenity spaces in multifamily buildings.

sponsored | Feb 17, 2022

Metal roofing trends

New ideas in design and constructability are radically changing how metal systems are used as roofing for commercial and institutional buildings. Behind the investment in these new kinds of expressions and construction approaches is a growing interest in improved performance and reduced environmental impact. Metal roofing systems can cut cooling and heating loads significantly, according to the EPA.

sponsored | Jan 30, 2022

Optimized steel deck design

This course provides an overview of structural steel deck design and the ways to improve building performance and to reduce total-project costs.

Mar 25, 2021

Game changing roof deck for Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers new stadium boasts the largest retractable roof in the world, featuring a custom-painted roof deck that gives players an…

May 31, 2017

Duro-Last Duro-Bond Roofing System installed on New England warehouse

When one of New England’s premier manufacturing representative agencies purchased a new warehouse, it was clear from the beginning that the…

Mar 23, 2017

Duro-Last provides solution for Kentucky elementary school's leaky roof

Contractor: JBK Roofing

Project: Lynn Camp Elementary School

Location: Corbin,…

Jul 21, 2016

Duro-Last Sustainability

Duro-Last. Reduce. Recycle. Reimagine.