Industry News

The American Chemistry Council has put together a report detailing the contributions the insulation industry has made to the nation’s economy.

Looking for a maintenance-free material that would soften the Durham City Hall feel while also giving the structure a strong presence, the design team selected metal wall panels from Dri-Design.

Insulation greatly decreases the amount of energy we use, keeping our homes comfortable throughout the year. It’s a critical addition to protecting the environment in our daily lives. Here, we examine the three main types of insulation — fiberglass, cellulose, and foam — and weigh the pros and cons of each.

One of the biggest complaints about material is the process of changing the "B" side resin component, of material, from Open Cell to Closed Cell or vice versa. SprayWorks has launched a new product, the Logan Manifold, that helps with this process.

USG Corporation has partnered with Tremco Commercial Sealants & Waterproofing to create the Securock ExoAir 430 System.

Global insulated metal panel manufacturer Kingspan has stamped its claim as a leader in the healthy building market in North America with the GREENGUARD Gold certification of its products. The certification covers all current polyisocyanurate foam core insulation (PIR) product sets.

The following video provides an update on the growth of solar technology in building architecture and advises building designers on best practices for incorporating it into building plans. One of the key best practices is to ensure the building envelope is as energy efficient as possible.

OSHA has issued a final rule delaying the electronic reporting compliance date of the Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses rule from July 1, 2017 to December 15, 2017.

Cold-formed steel construction has been increasingly used as a safe, sustainable, and cost-effective way to meet the complex challenges of student housing environments.