Building Science

A certification program for roofing contractors scheduled to launch early next year has the potential to transform the roofing industry in United States forever, said Reid Ribble, CEO of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA).

The global insulated concrete form market (ICF) is expected to grow 11 percent annually over the next few years, according to new research.

Johns Manville began selling and marketing EPDM in 1982 from a variety of suppliers and in 2012 decided to open an EPDM plant in Milan, OH. JM has since become a proven and dependable leader in EPDM manufacturing.

LEED certification currently comprises about 40% of green construction’s contribution to the economy, according to the USGBC’s Leticia McCadden, and by 2018, LEED is expected to directly contribute nearly $30 million to the nation’s GDP.

In this video, builder Matt Risinger demonstrates a method to waterproof a seamless transition from indoors to outdoors.

To highlight many of the changes and innovations that have taken place at ABC Supply and in the roofing industry in the past three decades, Pat Keeney, Jeff Ploch, Frank Novascone and Tom Wills were interviewed.

DuPont Performance Materials (DuPont) is pleased to announce that customers can now purchase DuPont Hytrel thermoplastic elastomer and DuPont Zytel nylon-based filaments for 3D printing in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

CertainTeed, North America’s leading brand of building materials, is proud to introduce ICON, a revolutionary new composite siding.

Here are some of our common strategies for building homes that are energy efficient but can also hold up well in a storm.

Insulated Concrete Forms from ZEGO Building Systemscan protect properties and people from the devastating effects of tornadoes, hurricanes, cyclones, strong winds and earthquakes.