fiberglass, batt, spray foam, insulation

Photo: A room insulated with spray foam, via Creative Commons

July 31, 2015 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The finding is contrary to popular belief among builders and installers that insulation quality v...

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A modern approach to continuous insulation

Icynene spray foam medium density spray foam insulation was used in a continuous insulation application.

| June 18, 2015 | Icynene

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. 

February 05, 2015 | BD+C Staff

Cool Brick is made of porous ceramic bricks set in mortar. The bricks absorb water, which cools t...

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The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to e
October 16, 2014 | Perkins+Will

The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...

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Invasive probes, including test cuts of existing EIFS cladding, can uncover hidd
October 14, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...

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July 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...

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Ketchikan (Alaska) Federal Building. Photo: GSA
July 17, 2014 | U.S. General Service Administration

After operating the first biomass boiler in the Ketchikan, Alaska, Federal Building, the U.S. Gen...

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July 17, 2014 | ASHRAE

A memorandum of understanding creating the Indoor Environment Quality Global Alliance was signed...

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Renderings: Zaha Hadid Architects
July 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

After being criticized for the cost and size of her stadium design for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo...

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To true the wall surface, the installer should level the insulation board, rathe
March 20, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Poor workmanship, impact damage, building movement, and incompatible or unsound substrate are amo...

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Image courtesy Hoffmann Architects
March 04, 2014 | Arthur L. Sanders & Benjamin J. Robinson, Hoffmann Architects

Design experts from Hoffmann Architects offer a brief history of exterior insulation and finish s...

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December 31, 2013 | BD+C Staff

BD+C editors and our contributors posted hundreds of blogs in 2013. Here's a recap of th...

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September 26, 2013 | Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

Ten finalists are competing for $250,000 in prizes from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation...

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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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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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Fort Knoxs energy consumption analysis of all Disney Barracks complex facilitie
July 17, 2012 |

U.S. Army Fort Knox: Using the Earth for space heating and cooling. The U.S. Department of Energy...

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July 13, 2012 | By Nicole Bowling, Associate Editor

Insulation, ceiling panels, sunshades.

June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

June 01, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The full report contains participating firm demographics, energy reduction initiatives undertaken...

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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.

April 30, 2012 |

Insulated metal panels, or IMPs, have been a popular exterior wall cladding choice for more than...

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February 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Winning projects will be featured in the May issue of BD+C. 

Kingspan Insulated Panels Environmental Product Declaration
November 29, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

EPD is a standardized, internationally recognized tool for providing information on a product’s e...

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October 19, 2011 | By BD+C Staff


Updated installation results in 33% space savings.

October 07, 2011 | By BD+C Staff

Modular Design Architecture >Dow Corning 758 sealant used in GreenZone modular high-performanc...

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April 13, 2011 | By Susan Bady, Contributing Editor

New uses for spray polyurethane foam enable Building Teams to achieve greater longevity and susta...

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February 11, 2011 | By Susan Bady, Contributing Editor

What do a panelized wall system, a newly developed roof hatch, spray polyurethane foam, and a cus...

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February 09, 2011 |

Kingspan Insulated Panels North America, a global manufacturer of insulated metal panels, announc...

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December 17, 2010 |

Structural insulated panels are gaining the attention of Building Teams interested in achieving h...

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