Industry News

MiTek’s DIY Technologies, the market-leading, web-based design software for decks and outdoor living spaces, today announced that more than four million projects have run through the system.

This article provides an analysis of three equivalent wall assemblies from a thermal performance perspective that have very different insulation R-value specifications: R-20 + 0ci, R-13 + 5ci, and R-0 + 15ci.

Of the 132 petrochemical sites located along the Houston Ship Channel, including refineries and speciality chemical facilities, at least one-third and up to half are offline.

In this episode, Justin Fink does a walkthrough of an unfinished basement looking for signs of water entry through the slab, walls, and windows and outlines a plan to deal with each issue to get the basement dry before moving on with the rest of the insulation work.

BASF Corporation announced it will donate $500,000 to aid with disaster relief across Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.  Funds will be distributed to local non-profit organizations assisting in the relief and rebuilding efforts. 

Covestro LLC, a leading supplier of high-tech polymers, was named a finalist of the 2017 Polyurethane Innovation Award for its new polyurethane-based panelized wall technology, PUReWall.

Installed Building Products, Inc., an industry-leading installer of insulation and complementary building products, announced today the acquisition of Red Rock Insulation

SWD Urethane is launching their brand-new Quik-Shield 118 Ultra-Efficient closed-cell spray foam insulation that can reduce install times for Spray Foam Contractors by up to 50%.

Beacon Roofing Supply Inc., a massive distributor of roofing and building supplies based in Herndon, has reached a $2.6 billion deal to purchase the U.S. distribution business of global building materials juggernaut CRH plc.