Given the current unemployment numbers, there is an increasing possibility that Congress will enact another economic stimulus bill. The residential energy efficiency industry has been particularly hard hit, with job losses reported in excess of 400,000. I believe the federal policy best suited to reboot our industry is a dramatically scaled up Section 25C tax credit for homeowner energy efficiency improvements.
Design-build projects for the public sector always come with specific requirements with little room for flexibility. The City of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., wanted its new Operations Center to meet the requirements of LEED Silver certification, look great and be designed to withstand 205 mph ultimate wind speeds, all while staying within a strict budget. The choice of insulated metal panels (IMPs) from Metl-Span helped meet those goals.
Our More Than Just an R-Value: Acoustics and stone wool Insulation CEU Webinar on May 21st at 11:30 am EST focuses on how stone wool products can help to protect property, extend building life and reduce overall building energy consumption, but that is not all...
Demilec, a leader in energy-efficient, eco-friendly spray foam insulations and coatings, was awarded a Notice of Acceptance (NOA) from Miami-Dade County for Heatlok HFO Pro spray polyurethane foam adhesive.
The new FRP (fiberglass-reinforced plastic) CleanSeam insulated metal wall panel from Metl-Span is designed to provide the appearance of a virtually seamless joint between interior wall panels to prevent water intrusion and bacterial growth. FRP CleanSeam is a perfect solution for commissaries, processing rooms, clean rooms and pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities where frequent wash downs may occur.
Cameron Ashley Building Products, Inc. (Cameron Ashley) and Insulate America are proud to announce that beginning April 22, Cameron Ashley will become a full supplier partner to the members of Insulate America.
The NEW Grip-Deck TubeSeal fastener, available with various washers from Rodenhouse Inc., is designed to attach continuous insulation while self-sealing the blind fastener penetration of the WRB/air barrier.
We regret to inform you that the 2020 Insulation Industry Washington D.C. Fly-In, scheduled for May 19-20th is cancelled. We made this decision due to the uncertain status of travel and meeting restrictions, and out of an abundance of caution for the health of meeting participants.
Check out the May 2020 edition of Walls & Ceilings: The devoted team of Green Country Drywall at a recent job site in Oklahoma, rainscreen drainage and ventilation mats, SBA loans via the CARES act, and much more!