LNJ Designs Photo

The hospital includes a central utility plant adjacent to the hospital, which houses generators, boilers, water heaters and more. The plant includes four specially fabricated roof hatches manufactured by The BILCO Company.  LNJ Designs Photo

| January 27, 2020 | The BILCO Company
101 Top Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...

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Sto StoColor Dryonic, 101 Top Products for 2019
December 12, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier a...

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A New Twist on TPO: Firestone UltraPly™  TPO Flex Adhered
| September 10, 2019 | Sponsored by Firestone 

The most flexible TPO on the market* makes complex jobs easier.

| August 17, 2018 | Owens Corning

Bill Johnson, design principal for HOK, brought together experts from across the country to help...

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| June 22, 2018 | Owens Corning

A cross-functional team collaborated throughout the three-phased VRA construction.

Imbus Roofing installed a new roof atop Cincinnati Music Hall as part of a 16-month, $143-million renovation at the historic landmark

| March 21, 2018 | BILCO

Workers tackled a 16-month, $143-million project at Cincinnati Music Hall, and finished the proje...

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November 16, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Adverse effects include heat reflection onto nearby walls.

The green roof at the Windsor Terrace Library

Courtesy of Brooklyn Public Library

September 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The roof was funded through a process that allows local residents to decide how City capital doll...

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Facilities professional inspects a roof railing system.

As building codes change, existing railings may need to be updated or replaced. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects

July 26, 2017 | John P. Graz, AIA, and Rachel C. Palisin, PE, LEED AP, Hoffmann Architects

Lacking familiarity with current requirements, some owners or managers complete a roof or balcony...

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July 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The EclipseEdge edge metal profile uses a two-part design with a base and a top cover to eliminat...

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| May 24, 2017 | Duro-Last

Breault Roofing created a way to make the installation process more efficient by requesting mostl...

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| April 12, 2017 | Atlas

Located throughout the city of Milwaukee and neighboring towns, MPS houses thousands of students....

March 29, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Dynatsy Shingles from IKO, CR G cap sheets from Johns Manville, and GenFlex EPDM Adhesive from Ge...

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| March 21, 2017 | Duro-Last

The assembly used for this project was Duro-Guard EPS Flute Fill Combo as the base, and then Duro...

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A roofer installs a polymermodified bitumen roof membrane. Photo: KADMY/123RF

February 08, 2017 | Jason Wilen, Director of Technical Services, NRCA

This course highlights commonly adopted energy-code provisions for commercial low-slope roof asse...

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A bird’s eye view showcases a few of Bass Lofts’ amenities as well as Firestone Building Products UltraPly™ TPO Roofing System amid the historic Little Five Points neighborhood.

| November 07, 2016 | FIrestone

To abide by the historical and city guidelines, Larimer/Shannon Group selected a fully adhered Ul...

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Rendering courtesy of seele

November 04, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

2,700 unique glass panels make up the first roof of its kind in Australia.

| October 24, 2016 | Duro-Last

Designers for the project initially thought patching and repairs would be sufficient for the 35-y...

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Venture Construction Group and Mule-Hide Products contributed about 80% of the materials and labor needed to replace the roof of the YMCA of Treasure Coast's SportsWorld facility, which had been damaged by a hail storm but also suffered from years of neglect. Image: Venture Construction Group of Florida.

September 30, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The owner of Venture Construction Group says that caring for his father changed his perspective a...

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CertainTeed's Apollo II solar shingles (pictured) are among the few survivors in a market that's seen its share of failed launches. Undautned, new entrants Solar City and the startup Sunflare are trying to make inroads with new solar roofing.  Image: CertainTeed

September 01, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

New products will need to overcome problems of aesthetics and efficiency that have plagued past e...

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Form4 designs curved roofs for Stanford tech park

Innovation Curve Technology Park in Palo Alto, Calif. Renderings courtesy Form4 Architecture. Click here to enlarge.

June 10, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Fabricated of painted recycled aluminum, the wavy roofs at the Innovation Curve campus will symbo...

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Robinson Starmills mall in San Fernando, Philippines. Photo: Robinsons Land, via Inhabitat

June 03, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The Robinsons Starmills mall in San Fernando recently turned on a 2.9 megawatt rooftop PV plant....

Asphalt roofing group publishes updated shingle installation guide

Asphalt shingles. Photo: TriviaKing/Wikimedia Commons.

May 19, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Technical manual provides best practices for roofing professionals.


New guide focused on increasing energy and structural performance with raised-heel trusses

Raised-heel truss. Photo courtesy APA.

May 16, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Higher trusses simplify attic ventilation, leave more space for insulation.


NRCA’s EnergyWise Roof Calculator updated

Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

March 14, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Now includes information from 2015 ICC Green Construction Code.


Better membranes, better roofing [AIA course]

Reroofing the Red Wing (Minn.) Shoe Company's facility with a 60-mil white TPO membrane and heat-welded seams over solyiso insulation. Photo: Jennifer Neighbors/courtesy Mule-Hide Products

February 24, 2016 | C.C. Sullivan, Contributing Editor

To earn 1.0 AIA CES HSW learning units, study the article carefully and take the exam.

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