Using building wraps as air barriers

Controlling the movement of air between the conditioned interior environment of a building and the exterior is a core function of building science. However, if you ask someone the best method of doing this, you are likely to get dozens of different answers.
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Urban SOS™ 2017: hOUR City competition challenges students to strengthen connections between cities and their surrounding regions

Multidisciplinary student teams asked to redefine the boundaries of the “hour city” radius, providing broader access to opportunity

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AECOM and Van Alen Institute, with 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation, today launched Urban SOS™ 2017: hOUR City, a global student ideas competition that challenges...

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Reroofing and lightning protection

Reroofing and roof maintenance are seldom as simple as just applying a new layer of roofing. Indeed, they can often require selective demolition, roof deck repair and penetrations, insulation, new rooftop equipment, flashings, and repair and extension of other existing work.
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