Vitro Architectural Glass has unveiled a new digital tool called the Vitro emissions Carbon & Energy Calculator, which models energy consumption and embodied and operational carbon emissions in various standard buildings.
To efficiently future-proof the building envelope in light of the new climate reality, taking both into consideration is critical. One vital tool in this effort, though often overlooked, is air and water-resistive barriers (AWBs).
The large-scale rooftop solar installations will be located at Bordeaux Apartments in Atascadero and Dry Creek Apartments in Paso Robles. The rental communities are home to 800 residents, all of whom will have access to the PearlX solar program.
Reductions in carbon emissions from buildings are stalling in several G20 countries in Europe and emissions are now rising in the USA, warns a major new study from sustainability consultancy 3Keel for Kingspan.
Spearheading its transition to a sustainable and more energy-independent future, specialty glassware manufacturer, Astraglass Innovations has installed a 203.3kW solar system on the roof of its production facility in Vineland, New Jersey.
Debuting at GlassBuild America, the largest event for the glass, window and door industry in the Western Hemisphere, new SunGuardSNX 70+ coated glass helps meet the architectural community’s desire for glass that combines high visible light transmission, a neutral aesthetic and strong thermal performance.
One of the more subtle ways to make a building temperature controlled while considering the planet is ventilated facade systems. This cladding system changes a building’s envelope, improving the building’s efficiency and impact.
Together, federal agency representatives, NEU members and allied industry association representatives discussed industry needs, current initiatives, and how all parties can work together to reach carbon neutrality throughout the cement-concrete value chain by 2050.
Metalwërks announced the inclusion of its Sculpted 3D on the recently constructed parking garage of Connecticut’s historic Stamford Station, part of a massive overhaul of this key link in rail traffic in the region.