Building Codes

When constructing a new home, it’s important to take the whole-house approach when considering your insulation needs. 

Optimization experts can now model any home from the blueprints and find the perfect mix of building options that provide their customer with the maximum savings from the first day.

At professional events, George Williams is used to being surrounded by people many decades his senior. The Salt Lake City-area building inspector is 34, which makes him a young gun in an aging workforce.

To help builders and installers understand these challenges better, ABTG’s Jay Crandell presented, “Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink: Practical Building Science to Keep Walls Dry,” at the IBS Show.

Energy efficient, tornado resistant homes built for low income Arkansans. This is a story that starts with good intentions.

ARCOM is pleased to announce its purchase of InterSpec, the leading provider of BIM-to-specifications software, e-SPECS®.

A new report reviews specific annual hazard events for flooding, earthquake, wildfire, wind, hail, tornado, hurricanes and winter storms, with spotlights on several international events including Asia typhoon.

ABTG has completed an education presentation on best practices associated with the installation of pan-flashing and air sealing windows to prevent water intrusion.

Below of maps of the commercial and residential energy code adoptions across the United States.

Gov. Mike Pence extended the state’s energy code for one year, a move that ensures developers of commercial buildings and apartments meet minimum standards for insulation, heating and air, and lighting.