Multifamily Housing | Jun 4, 2020

Roof hatches selected for infill townhomes in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood

Townhome project in Little Havana, Miam, Fla., uses BILCO roof hatches for reliability, code compliance.

| May 18, 2020

Innovative metal design choices provide a fresh, modern look for 801 Billiards & Bowling, a new one-stop entertainment venue in Conway, South Carolina

  What started as a few ideas and architectural renderings sketched out on a simple piece of…
Coronavirus | Apr 8, 2020

COVID-19 alert: Most U.S. roofing contractors hit by coronavirus, says NRCA

NRCA survey shows 52% of roofing contractor said COVID-19 pandemic was having a significant or very significant impact on their businesses.

75 Top Products | Dec 16, 2019

101 Top Products for 2019

Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for the past 12 months in the fourth-annual 101 Top Products report.

75 Top Products | Dec 12, 2019

Top Building Envelope Products for 2019

Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier are among the 28 new building envelope products to make Building Design+Construction's 2019 101 Top Products report. 

Roofing | Mar 29, 2017

Product roundup: 12 cutting-edge roofing solutions

Dynatsy Shingles from IKO, CR G cap sheets from Johns Manville, and GenFlex EPDM Adhesive from GenFlex Roofing Systems are three of the 12 products in BD+C's March Product Roundup.

Codes and Standards | May 19, 2016

Asphalt roofing group publishes updated shingle installation guide

Technical manual provides best practices for roofing professionals.


Roofing Products | Jeff Alexander Apr 12, 2016

Prepainted metals for exterior design visions

Prepainted metals are becoming popular for both commercial and residential use thanks to their durability, resistance to weathering, and environmentally friendly attributes

Metals | Bryan Arlington Apr 24, 2015

Are metal roofs lightning magnets?

According to The Metal Construction Assocition, a metal roof will not make lightning more likely to strike, but it may make a lightning strike less dangerous if it occurs. That’s right, less dangerous, not more.

| Ken Buchinger Sep 2, 2014

Metal roofs offer energy-efficiency, durability, and recyclability

Metal roofing material is known for its durability, but it also offers two other sustainable attributes that are sometimes overlooked: enhanced energy-efficiency and high recyclability.

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