Industry News

Johns Manville (JM), a market-leading manufacturer of commercial roofing products and a Berkshire Hathaway company, announced today the availability of a new reinforced EPDM membrane sheet with tape-to-tape technology.

BASF has declared force majeure on US supplies of monomeric methyl di-p phenylene isocyanate (MMDI).  The company cited operational disruptions stemming from severe winter weather along the US Gulf Coast as the main reason for their force majeure declaration.

Honeywell is offering a free severe weather brochure to use with customers when explaining the benefits of ccSPF for new construction, storm repairs, or retrofitting and existing building.

Taking a fresh approach to the trade, artist Carlos Moreno has created his own line of spray foam comics that have gone viral since the moment he posted his first drawing on the SFWW Facebook page.

In the face of these diminishing returns, claims the report, the best way to coax our buildings to save more energy is through systems efficiency. That means finding ways to integrate high-performing systems so that they perform even better as a whole.

A UNBC building set a Canadian record for air tightness. A test was performed Wednesday at the Wood Innovation Research Lab(WIRL) where it scored 0.07 air changes per hour at 50 Pascals pressure.

A working category of the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA), 'timber roof truss designer' has been registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) as a professional designation on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).

The North American Free Trade Agreement will probably be renegotiated successfully with only marginal changes, said a large majority of economists in a Reuters poll, despite the Trump administration's saber-rattling.

MiTek USA just announced that its SAPPHIRE Supply software solution has added new features and functionality for its lumber and building material “ProDealer” users.