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
New products will need to overcome problems of aesthetics and efficiency that have plagued past e...read more
Innovation Curve Technology Park in Palo Alto, Calif. Renderings courtesy Form4 Architecture. Click here to enlarge.
Fabricated of painted recycled aluminum, the wavy roofs at the Innovation Curve campus will symbo...read more
Robinson Starmills mall in San Fernando, Philippines. Photo: Robinsons Land, via Inhabitat
The Robinsons Starmills mall in San Fernando recently turned on a 2.9 megawatt rooftop PV plant....
Asphalt shingles. Photo: TriviaKing/Wikimedia Commons.
Technical manual provides best practices for roofing professionals.
Raised-heel truss. Photo courtesy APA.
Higher trusses simplify attic ventilation, leave more space for insulation.
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Now includes information from 2015 ICC Green Construction Code.
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
To earn 1.0 AIA CES HSW learning units, study the article carefully and take the exam.
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The free document is specifically tailored for metal roof installation.
Rendering courtesy HKS
U.S. Bank Stadium will have an ETFE (ethylene tetrafluoroethylene) pneumatic roof, a durable, fle...read more
Hoboken, N.J., wants more green roofs. Photo: GarberDC/Creative Commons.
Mayor wants to offer tax incentives as further enticement.
Panasonic’s Sustainable Smart Town in Japan
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A new campus was needed to support an Ohio community college's expanding population
Construction input prices were down in January, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Prices for other materials were also down on both a monthly and yearly basis.
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The International Magnet School for Global Citizenship in South Windsor, Conn. Photo: Petersen Aluminum
Perkins Eastman in Stamford, Conn., designed the school to emphasize and integrate the Internatio...read more
White thermoplastic PVC roof system fits the bill for rooftop solar installation project at famed...read more
This course, worth 1.0 AIA HSW learning unit, provides expert advice on how to make a roof last a...read more
The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...read more
After being criticized for the cost and size of her stadium design for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo...read more
This AIA/CES class offers insight in areas including policies and codes surrounding insulated met...read more
From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...read more
This AIA/CES-approved presentation provides information regarding proper design to prevent possib...read more
Sixty-five up-and-coming AEC stars presented their big ideas for solving pressing social, economi...read more
A dramatic interior green wall at Drexel University and a massive, 4.4-acre vegetated roof at the...read more
US demand for roofing is projected to rise 3.5 percent annually to 268 million squares in...read more
Leading North American roofing manufacturer GAF has certified its Gainesville, TX TPO Roofing man...read more
Some cities are deliberately discouraging construction of new parking spaces by allowing the cons...read more
An overview of the 25 most popular continuing education courses on BDCuniversity.com.
Aside from the roof membrane itself, the perimeter roof edge is the most critical component of th...read more