Class A basements provide a below-grade living space comparable to the living space of the floors above. To ensure long-term performance, the design and construction of Class A basements must be virtually defect-free and provide critical, redundant moisture control measures.
The team responsible for bringing any building to life faces increased pressure to deliver on energy efficiency and design innovation. Construction professionals today must consider a wide array of variables when selecting the optimal building envelope product, such as climate in the region, how the building will be used, how it will consume energy based on all these conditions, and its appearance.
If building managers cannot adequately control water and moisture permeation within their wall assembly due to natural events and poor design, it can cause extensive damage, impact aesthetics, and contribute to poor indoor air quality (IAQ) and mold growth, which is proven to have harmful effects on the health and well-being of occupants. Polyiso continuous wall insulation not only resists water but also offers superior thermal resistance to help ensure long-term energy efficiency within the building envelope.
The goal of this article is to help specifiers and designers know what project needs drive the facing profile, gauge, color, and insulation thickness selections for IMPs, as well as the best applications within the range of options available.
The design team and project partners enlisted to reimagine the new Summit House, which is more than double the size of the former structure, were met with a unique set of opportunities and challenges: revitalizing the sky-high attraction while adhering to the highest green building standards.
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