News - 11 Jan 2016
Wood crackles as it burns in a chimney or campfire. When concrete is exposed to fire it chips and flakes - a process known as spalling. Both effects are due to the same phenomenon: water trapped...
News - 4 Jun 2015
Greening Homes is thrilled to announce that its Beechwood Project – a deep energy retrofit of a post-World War II bungalow in Toronto's East York area – is the recipient of the...
News - 20 Feb 2015
Like many other things in life, closing the gap is a good thing.
It's also true for roofing contractors weary of painstakingly installing certain types of roofing cover boards that require up to...
News - 30 Jan 2015
Frameworks, an ASSA ABLOY Group brand, introduces the Serenity Sidelite Frame, an industry-leading sound attenuation addition to the brand's Serenity door opening product line. Available with a...
News - 23 Apr 2014
The latest comparisons on home exteriors show that genuine clay brick offers greater sustainable value over its top competitors — including vinyl siding, concrete masonry, manufactured stone,...
News - 17 Jan 2014
ASSA ABLOY Group Brands Frameworks, Graham, and Maiman have teamed up to launch Serenity, the first wood door and aluminum frame sound-rated door opening solution. This is an industry first that...
News - 1 Oct 2013
The new Royal Adelaide Hospital, due to be completed in 2016, will have 800 beds and world class facilities including a helipad sitting atop its south west corner.
While the helipad will assist...
News - 27 Nov 2012
Schöck, the international developer of innovative construction products for thermal insulation, impact sound insulation and reinforcement technology, officially announces the U.S. introduction of...
News - 3 Feb 2011
ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG has joined Bayer MaterialScience's EcoCommercial Building Program.
Through an interdisciplinary network of partners, this program offers the construction industry a...
News - 31 Jan 2011
Guardian Building Products (GBP) announces the launch of its new fiberglass insulation with ecoGuard™ technology.
This technology produces eco-friendly fiberglass insulation that combines our...