75 Top Products

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. 


Building Technology | Burns & McDonnell Jan 7, 2020

Tariff whiplash for bifacial solar modules

Bifacial solar systems offer many advantages over traditional systems.

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. 

Building Enclosure Systems | Jul 26, 2017

Balcony and roof railings and the code: Maintain, repair, or replace? [AIA course]

Lacking familiarity with current requirements, some owners or managers complete a roof or balcony rehabilitation, only to learn after the fact that they need to tear noncompliant railings out of their new roof or terrace and install new ones. 

Roofing Technology | Sep 1, 2016

Tesla’s Musk eyes solar shingles as next venture

New products will need to overcome problems of aesthetics and efficiency that have plagued past entrants into this field. 

Energy Efficiency | Bob Zabcik Jul 27, 2016

Metal Roofs Have Solar Advantage

 A large roof can become a resource that saves significant money on energy consumption and helps reduce emissions of CO2 and it turns out metal roofs make excellent hosts for solar panels.

Office Buildings | Jun 10, 2016

Form4 designs curved roofs for project at Stanford Research Park

Fabricated of painted recycled aluminum, the wavy roofs at the Innovation Curve campus will symbolize the R&D process and make four buildings more sustainable.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | Dec 7, 2015

High tech material makes Minnesota Vikings' new stadium's roof light and strong

U.S. Bank Stadium will have an ETFE (ethylene tetrafluoroethylene) pneumatic roof, a durable, flexible material made of a polymer similar to Teflon.

Roofing Technology | Sep 11, 2015

Solar flash forward

Looking to integrate solar into your building? Here’s what you need to know

| Nov 17, 2014

Resolving practical problems in roofing retrofits and renovations [AIA course]

This course, worth 1.0 AIA HSW learning unit, provides expert advice on how to make a roof last as long as possible, and how to properly retrofit or reroof when the roof has run its course.


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