Industry News

Alpine's iModel provides tools that enable you to drop the trusses flat top chord while adding the trusses to the layout.

Component Manufacturers with multi-family housing jobs can rest easier knowing that while the number of projects declined last month, the need for apartment buildings is not going away.

The following project was recognized as a Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau 2018 award winner and features a continuous insulation finish system (CIFS) assembly.

A utility is building a house where the walls have a double layer of insulation, and the attic has 16 inches of blown-in cellulose atop a layer of spray-foam insulation — 30 to 40 percent more insulation than found in the attic of a typical home.

Building a new home comes with an array of choices — and, in some cases, compromises between couples that result in multiple heating systems — but it’s what’s behind the drywall and the siding that influences future comfort and financial well-being the most, according to Efficiency Vermont.

Does the performance of a building have a direct impact on a school and the learning that goes there? Well, yes, if the comfort of the students and faculty is compromised.

Among the announcements below is Dow Polyurethanes’ announcement that it would be creating ‘an independent R&D center dedicated to testing and prototyping activities for the manufacturing of PU sandwich panels for thermal insulation.’

 Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a proposed rule Tuesday that seeks to restrict the types of scientific studies that regulators can use to determine the impact of pesticide and pollution exposure on human health.

The Energy Department’s Building Technologies Office (BTO) is issuing two funding opportunities: Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) 2018 and Solid-State Lighting Research.