The annual sprayfoam convention coming to Alabama

The Sprayfoam Show 2018 Convention and Expo, organized by the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA), will be held from January 29 to February 1 at Arthur R Outlaw Convention Center in Mobile, Alabama. One of the nation’s largest events dedicated to sprayed polyurethane foam (SPF) is open to manufacturers,...
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Bringing building product information wherever you go

Most design/construction professionals already know ARCAT.com is the most used building product information website, with no registration or fees required. But have you downloaded the ARCAT App? It helps architects, engineers, and contractors in the productivity of the design-build process, from design to construction to facility management.
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New roofing association focuses on underlayments

Earlier this summer, four roofing companies looking to cultivate long-term success of underlayment products for building envelope applications formed the Asphalt Underlayment Council (AUC). The association's inaugural technical committee will focus on code classifications and industry regulations for both residential and commercial structures.
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Concrete foundation seeks research proposals

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) Foundation’s Concrete Research Council (CRC) seeks to advance the concrete industry by funding research projects furthering the knowledge and sustainability of concrete materials, construction, and structures. The deadline for 2017–18 request for proposals (RFP) is December 1.
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Report calls for eliminating toxics from carpets

Earlier this month, the Healthy Building Network’s (HBN’s) report, “Eliminating Toxics in Carpets: Lessons for the Future of Recycling,” called for removal of more than 40 highly toxic chemicals in manufacturing processes for carpeting. It also outlines strategies to protect public health and the environment by eliminating hazardous chemicals...
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Colorado University lifts up the pack with safe surfaces

New flooring in the training and field house facilities at Colorado State University–Pueblo enabled the university to provide much-needed amenities to its football players. The basement of the field house was renovated, and the weight room was transformed to include more lockers, an expanded equipment room, and, most importantly,...
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