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Picture this: you’ve been tagged to design the building envelope for the next national institution.  Maybe it’s an addition to the Smithsonian, or a presidential library.  In any case, you are building for posterity, and this thing has got to last.  What do you do?

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Edward D. Breen just spent the last three years merging industrial bastions DuPont Co. and Dow Chemical Co. His next act? Taking the combination apart all over again.

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Professor Christoph Reinhart has focused his career on finding ways to make buildings more energy-efficient while keeping user needs in mind.

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The Kingspan OPTIM-R Flooring System and Kingspan Thermaroof TR27 LPC/FM have been installed in floor and roof constructions as part of the multi award-winning transformation of The Piece Hall in Halifax.

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A general understanding of building codes helps all parties involved in design and construction understand the specific requirements involved in compliance, preventing errors, delays, cost overruns and most importantly, ensure public safety.

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The Louisiana State University (LSU) recently renovated the club level suites in their historic stadium with a polyiso insulation to increase occupant comfort.

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Proper attic insulation is the best way to prevent heat loss in the winter and retain cool air in the summer. So it's time to pay close attention to what's happening up there.

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One B.C. company has developed a method to make bioplastics from wood. But rather than another bio-alternative for plastic straws and containers, Advanced BioCarbon 3D Ltd (ABC3D) is creating a wood-based engineered grade high performance plastic.

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Carlisle Companies Incorporated, a global leader in commercial and industrial building envelope products, announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Petersen Aluminum Corp. (“Petersen”), a privately held manufacturer of high-quality metal roofing products