Building Science

GAF President Jim Schnepper talks to Roofing Contractor (RC) about the bold moves the industry’s largest materials manufacturer is making today to ensure a stronger tomorrow.

Atlas is providing its EnergyShield® Pro wall insulation to NoHo West, a new mixed-use community in North Hollywood, California.

Foamglas building insulation has been made by Pittsburgh Corning since 1937 and is widely used in Europe.

One of the smartest decisions a home owner can make is to use Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) as an innovative building envelope alternative to traditional light-wood frame or light-gauge steel.

Clark Pacific, a leading provider of prefabricated systems that are transforming building design and construction, has unveiled Infinite Panel, a complete building envelope system that redefines how owners and design teams approach façade systems.

Dow and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced a Carbon Challenge that looks to address the increasing built environment growth by encouraging reductions in the operational carbon footprint of buildings.

Researchers from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem are taking the study of 3D printing and materials one step further in creating a new ink made from wood.

The JM Formaldehyde-free Cavity-SHIELD fiberglass batt, one of Johns Manville’s newest fiberglass insulation products, is specifically designed for insulating and fireproofing the spaces between floors in multifamily projects.

Pro Clima’s SOLITEX MENTO 1000 is a robust, 3-ply weather resistive barrier that provides superior weather protection for insulation, plywood, OSB and exterior gypsum-board.

Selecting the right components for a project can dramatically improve the performance and longevity of the overall building.