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As ordinances make vegetative roof assemblies (VRA) more attractive to designers, they’re also changing in size, form, and function. This episode looks at how 3 high-profile VRAs helped architects bring their sustainability, stormwater management and outdoor living visions to life.
Ongoing code conversations about restricting combustible materials in commercial building enclosures spotlight the need for passive life safety systems. This episode looks at how high-profile fires are informing strategies to mitigate vertical fire spread and support life safety.
When is the right time to introduce sound mitigation into the enclosure design? What are some practical strategies for managing noise in the building enclosure? Listen as an acoustician offers sound advice for managing noise.
So many of the materials that form smart, high-performing buildings are never seen by the naked eye. Listen in to learn about how “invisibilis” drives smart performance. In this episode, we’ll look at mineral wool as a continuous insulation in Indiana’s first LEED Gold hospital.
Lindsay Lewis, Editor for Building Enclosure, speaks with John Chamberlin, Senior Product Manager at Georgia-Pacific. John discusses DensDefy Liquid Flashing, along with various other DensDefy accessory products, and how the performance of the entire enclosure can benefit from these new accessories.
At IIBEC’s 2019 Building Envelope Symposium, Group Publisher Jill Bloom speaks with David Leslie, RWC, the Director of Technical Services & Product Management, Architectural Division for Polyguard about their products and some of the problem solving they've done for recent projects.
Jill Bloom, Group Publisher for Building Enclosure, talks with Dave Hawn from Dedicated Roof and Hydro Solutions, LLC at the 2019 IIBEC Building Envelope Symposium. Dave discusses the impact of IIBEC, what the future holds and how the organization plans to move into 2020 and bring in the younger generation.