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...

Blanket increases curing efficiency for precast concrete by 300 percent

Powerblanket, an industry leader in construction heating product solutions, recently released new and improved precast concrete product curing blankets designed to increase precast manufacturers’ throughput by as much as 300 percent, according to a press release. Powerblanket precast curing blankets...

Mosque renovated with sustainable, eco-friendly features

Badriya Jum'a Masjid was recently unveiled in India as the world’s first zero energy eco-friendly green mosque pioneered by Bearys Group. The mosque design has integrated Islamic architecture and sustainable technologies, the Deccan Herald newspaper reported. Syed Mohamed Beary of...

Maine college completes green energy project

An energy retrofit in one of the oldest buildings on the Unity College campus will improve efficiency, save money and demonstrate how to restore old buildings to meet modern needs, the school said in a news release. The Maine college...

LEED certification marks Philadelphia first

Goldtex building earns gold recognition.

LEED silver-designed tower receives splash of color, modern aesthetic from wall panels

LEED silver-designed tower receives splash of color, modern aesthetic from wall panels

Metal Sales provides more than 13,000 square feet of deep-ribbed panels for a new apartment building.

 Roof, wall panels add aesthetics and sustainability at Spokane airport

Roof, wall panels add aesthetics and sustainability at Spokane airport

Metal Sales provides more than 81,000 square feet of materials for the site's snow removal equipment building.

Company launches Sustainable Living construction initiative

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

STYROFOAM insulation products achieve sustainability milestone

Products receive UL Environment validation for containing average of 20 percent pre-consumer recycled content.

Why Is continuous insulation better than cavity insulation?

Wrapping the exterior wall in a continuous layer of rigid foam protects the cavity and the stud, providing high R-value.

Window technology first of its kind for commercial buildings

OptiQ Ultra Thermal Window series designed to never rot, warp or buckle due to moisture and weather exposure.

New rating system for enhancing window energy performance

New rating system for enhancing window energy performance

Program to help consumers identify most efficient models.

Majorly awesome military energy savers saluted

Majorly awesome military energy savers saluted

Several military installations make efforts to reduce energy use.

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.

Building envelope systems help earn LEED certifications

DuPont weather barriers and other products help support LEED certified building designs.

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...

Building envelope system products promote sustainable buildings

Products passing rigorous criteria for use in buildings designed to use less energy, water and materials.

Dow partners to commercialize advanced energy-saving sealant for buildings

Dow partners to commercialize advanced energy-saving sealant for buildings

Drafty buildings are a thermostat’s worst enemy. Leaks around windows and a multitude of other breaches in the building envelope can cause heat and air-conditioning systems to run excessively, wasting energy as it continually warms — or cools and dehumidifies — the invading outside air.

Berkeley lab's gas-filled insulation rivals fiber in buildings sector

Berkeley lab's gas-filled insulation rivals fiber in buildings sector

Within weeks of seeing a story online about gas-filled insulation panels, Bill Lippy, the president of Florida-based reflective insulation company FiFoil, was on a plane to California to view the prototype.

Architectural magazine names insulation technology 2015 product of the year

Architectural magazine names insulation technology 2015 product of the year

Architectural Record recognizes graphite polystyrene for innovation and usefulness in helping save energy.

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