Four factors to consider when designing a green building

When it comes to designing a green building there are a host of factors planners should look at to help make their project as efficient and sustainable as possible. Here are five considerations planners ought to review up front, according to the website Standard Digital: 1.

Renowned green home builder ventures into commercial industry

Hibbs Homes, a nationally renowned residential construction company in St Louis, has ventured into the commercial building industry with the launch of Hibbs General Contracting. The new company will focus on light commercial construction, steel building construction and performing energy...

Company launches Sustainable Living construction initiative

Atlantic Wind & Solar plans to use approach to build new communities and resorts.

Do you have a high-performance window that will stand up to these tests?

During a severe weather event, the most critical factor for increasing the chances of a building’s survival is protection of all the openings to the outside. Once the wind enters the structure, the pressure changes lead to disastrous results. Impact testing simulates windborne debris striking a window during a hurricane.

Latest in insulated concrete form technology and ICF design manufactured to lower labor and accessory costs

A reduced construction schedule will move you into your more energy-efficient building even sooner. · Reversible Industrial Strength interlock minimizes form movement during concrete placement. · Concerned about attachment? Fox Blocks ties extend the full height of the block and...

Popularity of foam-building approach increasing

Popularity of foam-building approach increasing

ICF construction growing at nearly 30 percent a year in United States.

Insulated concrete forms market projected for considerable growth

Market expected to grow 27.5 percent each of the next four years.

Spray foam insulation saves New Orleans Saints training camp

Spray foam insulation saves New Orleans Saints training camp

For one NFL team, the road to the Super Bowl may be paved with spray foam insulation.

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