Industry News

The following video shows how to install dense packed cellulose insulation and reduce the amount of dust, powerful, high pressure blowers are used to pack the cellulose in wall cavities.

Kooltherm K17 Insulated Plasterboard from Kingspan Insulation was used extensively in a new aged care project in Moolap, Victoria to achieve significant time and labour savings in construction.

The Biological House was created by a multidisciplinary team involving more than 40 partners, including Copenhagen-based design firm Een TIl Een, sustainable architecture firm GXN, wood-treatment company Kebony and the Danish Ministry of Environment.

The Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association (PIMA) is hosting a webinar today, December 12, 2017, at 2:00 PM EST entitled, “Harmonizing Fire Performance and Energy Efficiency in Exterior Wall Assemblies.”

The Federal Trade Commission has proposed amendments to the R-value Rule, which governs ratings for home insulation, as part of its systematic review of all current FTC rules and guides.

A new SBCA initiative will keep the spirit of BCMC’s educational sessions going all year: SBCA webinars are free, weekly professional development sessions and discussions on a wide range of topics.

Beginning December 18, 2017, inspectors and roadside enforcement personnel will be looking for driver records of duty status (RODS), also known as hours of service logs, to be captured using an electronic logging device (ELD).

New construction starts in October dropped 9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $742.9 billion, pulling back after a 14% jump in September, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

Formulated to yield superior performance in threaded rod anchor and rebar dowel installations in cracked and uncracked concrete at elevated temperatures, the new SET-3G high-strength anchoring adhesive is the latest innovation in epoxy anchoring adhesives from Simpson Strong-Tie.