Industry News

Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co. won European Union approval for a $77 billion merger, overcoming regulators’ concerns with hefty concessions, including the sale of large parts of DuPont’s global pesticide business.

The following are summaries of legislation affecting state-wide building codes in Florida and Idaho.

Recently opened Dearing Elementary School in Texas, which creates more energy than the building consumes, was lauded for its net-zero design.

A recent article by Tim Healy in the Journal of Light Construction provides an installation detail on step flashing adapted from Chapter 4 of The NRCA Roofing Manual: Steep-slope Roof Systems—2013.  

ENERGY STAR is a huge return on investment, here’s why.

The Steel Framing Alliance (SFA) has published an update to “A Guide to Fire and Acoustic Data for Cold-Formed Steel Floor, Wall and Roof Assemblies.”

In this presentation, we talk about the 6 key characteristics of high performance buildings, and how you can achieve these performance standards without increasing project costs. 

Imagine a future when solar cells can be sprayed or printed onto the windows of skyscrapers or atop sports utility vehicles -- and at prices potentially far cheaper than today’s silicon-based panels.

The EcoSmart Panels are the third generation of USG's Sheetrock Brand wallboards, and maintain their 5/8-inch-thin profile and durability, according to the company.