As building codes change, existing railings may need to be updated or replaced. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects
Lacking familiarity with current requirements, some owners or managers complete a roof or balcony...read more
The EclipseEdge edge metal profile uses a two-part design with a base and a top cover to eliminat...read more
Breault Roofing created a way to make the installation process more efficient by requesting mostl...read more
Located throughout the city of Milwaukee and neighboring towns, MPS houses thousands of students....
Dynatsy Shingles from IKO, CR G cap sheets from Johns Manville, and GenFlex EPDM Adhesive from Ge...read more
The assembly used for this project was Duro-Guard EPS Flute Fill Combo as the base, and then Duro...read more
A roofer installs a polymermodified bitumen roof membrane. Photo: KADMY/123RF
This course highlights commonly adopted energy-code provisions for commercial low-slope roof asse...read more
A bird’s eye view showcases a few of Bass Lofts’ amenities as well as Firestone Building Products UltraPly™ TPO Roofing System amid the historic Little Five Points neighborhood.
To abide by the historical and city guidelines, Larimer/Shannon Group selected a fully adhered Ul...read more
Rendering courtesy of seele
2,700 unique glass panels make up the first roof of its kind in Australia.
Designers for the project initially thought patching and repairs would be sufficient for the 35-y...read more
Venture Construction Group and Mule-Hide Products contributed about 80% of the materials and labor needed to replace the roof of the YMCA of Treasure Coast's SportsWorld facility, which had been damaged by a hail storm but also suffered from years of neglect. Image: Venture Construction Group of Florida.
The owner of Venture Construction Group says that caring for his father changed his perspective a...read more
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.
Photo: Wikimedia Commons.
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.
Photo Credit: Pixabay/Creative Commons
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.
The decline in oil and petroleum prices finally showed up in the produce price index data, accord...read more
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