News - 9 May 2016
To protect the lives of inhabitants, buildings are designed to sway and deform without collapsing in response to earthquake shaking. Many building owners and occupants also expect that, with a modest...
News - 25 Feb 2013
A new study prepared for the United States Department of Defense (DoD) confirms the importance of green-building certification programs as tools to reduce energy use and other operational...
News - 31 Jan 2013
Superstorm Sandy’s destruction was visible on the surface, yet under water the fierce storm also tore apart seawalls meant to protect the coast.
In order to help protect thousands of...
News - 23 Jan 2013
Vinyl siding ranks as one of the most environmentally-friendly exterior claddings today, as confirmed by a life cycle assessment (LCA) using Building for Environmental and Economic Sustainability...
News - 23 Apr 2012
Green building consulting firm, Paladino Company has reiterated four top reasons why home owners and architects should choose green buildings. Ever since the commercial real estate market has been...
News - 9 Feb 2011
Sustainability in construction and design continues to gain traction as stakeholders become more aware of the benefits of sustainable materials.
The healthcare design industry, in particular...
News - 13 Nov 2009
Results introduced at the GreenBuild 2009 tradeshow in Phoenix, Arizona
BASF Wall Systems today announced the results of an Eco-Efficiency Analysis comparing brick, stucco and Senergy Exterior...
News - 10 Mar 2009
BASF, the Chemical Company, has launched a virtual classroom for construction professionals called the BASF Online Campus for High-Performance Construction.
Utilizing interactive courses with...
News - 2 Mar 2009
Champlain Cable Corporation of Colchester, Vermont has entered the renewable energy industry with two new cable solutions for photovoltaic arrays. The Exar 150PV and the Exar 180PV are both UL rated...
News - 21 Jan 2009
According to Lucintel, the European construction market for composite applications such as FRP doors, FRP windows, fiberglass bath tubs, rebar, grating, and others, is estimated to reach $3.1 billion...