Energy benchmarking survey shows flat emissions pattern over past 20 years.
Otis SkyBuild lifts, which climb up a building as it is built, are enabling the efficient construction of the 278-metre-tall Twentytwo skyscraper in London's financial district, the tallest building in the City of London.
Hear construction group leader Michael Reardon describe some of the project’s most challenging structural aspects, and how Echelon Masonry helped make it happen.
A talk with the developer and project engineer who cut costs on a California apartment complex by re-designing with wood products.
Simplify the installation, while creating clean simple visuals on your next ceiling-to-ceiling transition. Whether your transition is flush, or as much as 2 feet; Axiom Transitions create the clean, simple visual designers have come to expect. Learn more.
At the end of a Duro-Last Roofing System’s usable life, we offer a take back program that gives the material new life.
Offering thick, high density lenses, Duro-Light skylights from Duro-Last® get the job done for less with outstanding lifecycle cost benefits.
Every building starts with a vision. Hear architect Jonathan Kharfen describe his, and see how Echelon Masonry helped bring it to life.
Hear the inspired vision behind the museum’s designers and see how Echelon Masonry helped it achieve the seemingly impossible.
In the first episode of this exclusive new series, discover the innovative way that SageGlass solves glare and solar heat problems, while still maintaining the beautiful aesthetics of a building and preserving views of the outdoors. See how this pioneer in the industry continues to improve electrochromic glass for commercial projects.
In the second episode of this exclusive series, take a behind-the-scenes look at the impressive and “high tech” process of making SageGlass dynamic glazing. Find out exactly what goes into creating this unique product.
In the final episode of this exclusive three-part series, take a closer look at an interesting and dramatic application of this sophisticated dynamic glass product. We travel to the Mall of America to learn why SageGlass was the winning choice for the function and design in this iconic mall's new north atrium.
Herbert Slone of Owens Corning discusses their customizable enclosure solutions and the importance of durability at the 2016 AIA National Convention.
Paul Wisniewski of Dow Corning describes the features and benefits of The Dow Corning® Silicone Air Barrier System at the 2016 AIA National Convention. Find out how this unique system provides protection from the elements and ensures energy efficiency at the same time.
Brent Trenga of Kingspan presents IPN-QuadCore™ Technology at the 2016 AIA National Convention. Watch this video to learn more about this revolutionary new insulation technology and its impact on high-performance building, energy efficiency, and sustainability.
Andrew Lindley of ROXUL explains how two of their products, COMFORTBOARD™ 110 and COMFORTBATT®, add an extra layer of protection to the building system. See the benefits of these products in this video from the 2016 AIA National Convention.
Jim Lambach of Covestro explains how sustainability, resiliency and aesthetics all contribute to creating a high-performing wall assembly at the 2016 AIA National Convention.
Chaz Schafer of CENTRIA introduces Formawall® Graphix Series™ Insulated Metal Wall Panels with Directional Reveals at the 2016 AIA National Convention. See how these new directional reveals expand the design possibilities of insulated metal wall panels
In this video, we visit the SageGlass Cube at the 2016 AIA National Convention. Helen Sanders explains how SageGlass helps create comfortable environments by controlling the heat and light that comes into a building.
Take a look at Echelon™, the new single source for every masonry need. Watch as Jim Cooper from Oldcastle Architectural shares the details at the 2016 AIA National Convention.
Jeff Smith of Britten Studios discusses the features and benefits of their BriteWall™ system at the 2016 AIA National Convention.
This Wisconsin high school looks to help change how architects realize energy-efficient construction, using Icynene spray foam in a continuous insulation application.
In the first episode of this exclusive series, we travel to the Netherlands, to take a look at the complex science behind Accoya wood's seemingly simple product. Find out how the process of acetylation sets their product apart from the rest.
In the second episode of this exclusive series, we highlight the design, engineering and function of Accoya wood, that not only makes it easy to work with, but provides superior exterior durability as well.
In the final episode of this exclusive series, we examine some of the unique applications of Accoya wood. We learn more about the spectacular ways Accoya continues to create innovative and sustainable structures.
Watch as Charlotte Pipe associates test DWV plumbing systems and measure sound, with and without insulation products. The test shows cast iron soil pipe, solid wall PVC and foam core PVC. Please note, this test is an experiment, not an endorsement.
Watch the video to see how the new Axiom Indirect Light Coves can cut down on high construction costs through a simple modular pre-engineered solution.
• Modular plug and play
• Predictable engineered performance
• 10 finished feet installed in one step
• Less time, material, and labor
In the first episode of this exclusive series, we visit Rinnai's corporate office in Peachtree City, Georgia. Here we take a closer look at what makes their customizable tankless rack systems a unique solution for water heating in commercial applications.
In the second part of this exclusive series, we learn about the science behind Rinnai's latest product offering, the Demand Duo System™. This innovative solution provides users with larger volumes of hot water without the need for multiple tankless water heaters.
In the final episode of this exclusive series, we find out what Rinnai means when they say, "Quality is our destiny". Rinnai's commitment to regular monitoring, inspections and maintenance processes allows them to stand behind their product.
Build a 20’ high dust barrier in just a few minutes without ladders, tape, or damage. See how in this 58 second video.
To learn more, visit ZipWall.com.
Adam Grubb of SGC and Greg Wells of Bestbath discuss the current state of the building products industry and the effect that the shortage of skilled labor has had on the quality of work being done. They cover the importance of training the next generation of trade professionals, as well as the resurgence and need for quality craftsmanship in the products provided by manufacturers.
Adam Grubb of SGC and Greg Wells of Bestbath discuss the need to fill the labor pipeline with new talent from the younger generation, and how manufacturers are adapting to the changing landscape of the building products industry by supporting trade professionals with products that meet market demand.
Adam Grubb of SGC and Greg Wells of Bestbath discuss the importance of exposing the younger generation to the career options available in the trades. Visibility is the first step toward introducing students to vocational careers; it’s the job of manufacturers and the education system to help students realize that real, relatable, and successful adults work with their hands.