Photo: Tracey Nicholls, CSIRO via Wikimedia Commons
Even the best-designed envelopes can be undermined by thermal bridging in areas where insulation...read more
Photo: A room insulated with spray foam, via Creative Commons
The finding is contrary to popular belief among builders and installers that insulation quality v...read more
Icynene spray foam medium density spray foam insulation was used in a continuous insulation application.
The poject included replacing the original residence halls built in the 1970s
The Cool Brick is made of porous ceramic bricks set in mortar. Photo credit: The Emerging Objects Corporation.
Cool Brick is made of porous ceramic bricks set in mortar. The bricks absorb water, which cools t...read more
The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...read more
This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...read more
The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...read more
After operating the first biomass boiler in the Ketchikan, Alaska, Federal Building, the U.S. Gen...read more
A memorandum of understanding creating the Indoor Environment Quality Global Alliance was signed...read more
After being criticized for the cost and size of her stadium design for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo...read more
Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are amo...read more
Design experts from Hoffmann Architects offer a brief history of exterior insulation and finish s...read more
BD+C editors and our contributors posted hundreds of blogs in 2013. Here's a recap of th...read more
Ten finalists are competing for $250,000 in prizes from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation...read more
From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these...read more
Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...read more
U.S. Army Fort Knox: Using the Earth for space heating and cooling. The U.S. Department of Energy...read more
Insulation, ceiling panels, sunshades.
By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.
The full report contains participating firm demographics, energy reduction initiatives undertaken...read more
Examining the roles of insulation and manufacturing in sustainability’s growth.
Insulated metal panels, or IMPs, have been a popular exterior wall cladding choice for more than...read more
Winning projects will be featured in the May issue of BD+C.
EPD is a standardized, internationally recognized tool for providing information on a product’s e...read more
Updated installation results in 33% space savings.
Modular Design Architecture >Dow Corning 758 sealant used in GreenZone modular high-performanc...read more
New uses for spray polyurethane foam enable Building Teams to achieve greater longevity and susta...read more
What do a panelized wall system, a newly developed roof hatch, spray polyurethane foam, and a cus...read more
Kingspan Insulated Panels North America, a global manufacturer of insulated metal panels, announc...read more