News - 2 Aug 2011
Renaissance Builders, a Santa Fe New Mexico-located building company, has declared the introduction of zero energy homes.
The homes meant for retired couples or working families provide 100%...
News - 14 Feb 2011
The North American market for masonry veneer in residential and commercial applications reached over 160 million square feet valued at nearly $700 million in 2010.
Principia Partners’ 2nd...
News - 18 Oct 2010
A large number of countries are tightening up their regulations on energy saving for buildings as a result of climate change and rising energy costs. For example, under the revised EU directive on...
News - 18 Aug 2010
NeverFade™ paint, warranted to last 15 years against fading, has been named a winner of the 2010 Most Valuable Product (MVP) Awards presented by Building Products magazine.
News - 22 Jul 2010
Hendrick Construction, Inc. won a contract to build five barns and expand the North Carolina Zoo's 37-acre African Plains habitat.
The project includes a rhinoceros barn, three hoof-stock...
News - 9 Dec 2009
The film set designer Artrockz, Germany uses Neopor®, the expandable polystyrene (EPS) from BASF, to produce surface facings for decorative structures. The facings are used in film and television sets...
News - 21 Jul 2009
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) today debuted plans to create an environmentally friendly living wall at its Pittsburgh headquarters.
The 2,380 sq. ft., soil-based Green...
News - 23 Feb 2009
Combining the strength and durability of precast concrete, with the texture and look of hand-laid stone, ChiselCrete is the latest precast concrete product in Artisan Precast's line up. Precast...
News - 18 Jan 2009
Texture Plus, the maker of high impact textured faux stone panels, introduces new Stacked Stone Corners. The new line of Stacked Stone Corners are designed to coordinate perfectly with the popular...
News - 16 Sep 2008
Serious Materials today announced its new line of ThermaRock energy-saving drywall.
ThermaRock XI (eXtreme Insulation), reduces energy costs up to 30%, with potential savings of $1,700 per panel...