Building Enclosure Systems

July 23, 2013 | Kingspan Insulated Panels

Paul Bertram, FCSI, CDT, LEED AP and director of environment and sustainability for Kingspan Insu...

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The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component
July 09, 2013 | CTBUH and BD+C Staff

KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are amo...

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July 03, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

June 28, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan

A researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory calls building enclosure commissioning “the...

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June 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Underestimating thermal bridging can greatly undermine a building’s performance contributing to h...

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June 26, 2013 | Duro-Last

Aside from the roof membrane itself, the perimeter roof edge is the most critical component of th...

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St. Joseph Patient Care Center, Orange, Calif. Photo: Tom Kessler
May 15, 2013 | PPG Glass Education Center

Low-emissivity glasses are critical to making today’s buildings brighter, more energy-efficient,...

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May 14, 2013 | Premier SIPS by Insulfoam

"Be a Zero Hero" infographic educates building industry professionals on ultra energy-efficient s...

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May 08, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In many cases, curtain wall failures are caused by fairly simple errors that occur during the fab...

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April 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

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

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April 10, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getti...

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April 08, 2013 | Oldcastle

Oldcastle® Architectural has acquired Expocrete Concrete Products Ltd., giving North America’s la...

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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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March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a nanophotonic material that not only reflects...

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SAFTI FIRST supplied SuperLite II-XL 60 insulated with Solarban 70XL in SAFTIfir
March 24, 2013 | SAFTI FIRST

The majority of fire rated glazing applications occur inside the building in order to allow occup...

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March 13, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

From folding façades to colorful LED displays, these fantastical projects show off the architectu...

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Algae "farms" sandwiched between glass faade panels.
March 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Exterior of carbon-neutral demonstration building consists of hollow glass panels containing micr...

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Before (left) and after (right)
October 26, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The Building Team selected Centria's Formawall Dimension Series to help achieve the retrofit proj...

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Exterior metal wall panels help create a dramatic and influential aesthetic.
October 24, 2012 |

Designers for the building aimed to create a positive environment for patients and visitors, and...

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SuperLite II-XL 120 fire resistive glazing
October 22, 2012 |

New school’s south-facing elevation features a glazed aluminum curtain wall that incorporates PPG...

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The Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Fort Lupton Readiness
October 02, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Defense spending may be down somewhat, but there’s still plenty of project dollars out there if y...

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The new outer envelope of the A.J. Celebrezze Federal Building serves as a therm
September 17, 2012 | By Charles Young

An aged federal building gets wrapped in a new double wall glass skin.

The four-inch-thick Metl-Span insulated roof panels are finished in Cool Forest
September 17, 2012 | By Susan Bady, Contributing Editor

Metal roofing systems offer values such as longevity, favorable life cycle costs, and heightened...

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Scheduled for completion in 2016, Block H consists of a luxury 5-Star hotel and
June 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The master plan, created by Studio Daniel Libeskind, is a dynamic urban environment containing co...

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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.

The Acadia Gateway Center administrative and maintenance facility is the first p
May 29, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Project receives LEED Gold certification.

The new construction will consist of exceptionally efficient exterior building e
May 15, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The 314-student station elementary school will undergo extensive modernization.

In 2007 after fire destroyed an office building on the Knauf Insulation corporat
May 15, 2012 | By Scott Miller

Examining the roles of insulation and manufacturing in sustainability’s growth.

The 4.2-million-sf (389,980-square-meters) project has been designed to LEED go
May 14, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The 1,740-feet (530-meter) tall tower will house offices, 300 service apartments and a 350-room,...

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The 2010 interior renovation transformed an existing 1980s library into a dynami
May 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The design challenges included creating an entry sequence to orient patrons and highlight service...

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