The rise of the blue roof

Blue-roof implementation is on the rise in the United States and, indeed, around the world. First conceived in 2008, these ROOF assemblies have proved to be an emerging technology that changes the game in densely populated, urban areas like San Francisco, Philadelphia, and New York.
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Digital craftsmanship in stone design

Modern technology has made its mark on stone design as well as fabrication. Today, project teams taking advantage of technology are experiencing increased freedom in control of the design concept, from development through to fabrication.
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State of Florida Agrees with Conquest Firespray’s Position in “Declaratory Statement” Concerning Horizontal Duct Applications Not Compliant with IBC

The Department of Business & Professional Regulation Issued a “Declaratory Statement” Requiring Testing of Vertical & Horizontal Duct Configurations for “Fire Inside” & “Fire Outside” Conditions

WARREN, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#fireConquest Firespray, a manufacturer of fire-rated architectural and engineered duct systems,...

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Campus assessments: Hazardous materials testing

Lead, asbestos, and polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) are often found in aging construction materials, such as paint, sealant, roofing mastics and membranes, and plaster. To streamline future rehabilitation work and prepare for necessary abatement, it can be beneficial to incorporate testing for harmful compounds into the scope of a multi-building...
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