Building Science

At the 2018 International Builder’s Show (IBS), builder Jordan Smith produced the following video to share what he sees are opportunities for innovating the way homes are built.

Boral Roofing, a subsidiary of Boral USA, has assembled a slate of products to increase energy efficiency to home and commercial roofing.

Energy efficiency is Ed Scherrer's passion. He was recently asked to be part of a project with South Dakota State University to provide the exterior insulation technology for a passive house.

From advanced insulation foams to multiwall cladding, this next generation of high-performing materials will help accelerate energy-efficient design.

The Air Barrier Association of America (ABAA) certified the Rmax ECOMAXci Wall Solution for use in commercial buildings.

Kingspan Insulated Panels has been named a winner in the Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Awards. The company took the top prize in the commercial energy efficiency technology category for its Journey to Net Zero Energy project.

Federal R&D programs on energy efficiency at the Department of Energy (DOE) are a shining example of how a strategic investment of taxpayer dollars can yield tremendous returns to the country, driving economic growth and spurring innovation.

BASF will spend $150 million to expand its chemical complex in Geismar in what the company said is the first step in an effort to double production of a product used to make construction, insulation, automotive and packaging goods.

Join Intertek at their facility in Elmendorf, TX from 10:30am to 2:30pm on Thursday, February 8th where they will be hosting a seminar that focuses on some of the building and construction issues most prevalent to the wood frame apartment community.

Boral Roofing LLC, the largest premium provider of complete roofing solutions in the United States, has partnered with BIMsmith, a leading cloud platform for architects and designers, to produce Building Information Modelling (BIM) content for its leading roofing products.