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Professor Necati Catbas of the University of Central Florida Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering joins us to discuss developing quicker, safer, more cost-effective ways to assess the health of aging infrastructure. Listen as he talks about the American Society of Civil Engineers' Report Card for America's Infrastructure and the U.S.’s rating of C-.
Jill Bloom, group publisher of Roofing Contractor, Walls & Ceilings, and Building Enclosure, chats with the CEO of IIBEC, Brian Pallasch. Brian joins us to discuss the upcoming convention happening March 8-11 in Phoenix, Ariz., which is expected to be even bigger than last year’s. Listen in as Brian chats about the keynote speaker, educational sessions and what’s new at the trade show this year!
Building Stories is a new long-term exhibition at the National Building Museum that will bring kids and adults alike on an immersive exploration of the world of architecture, engineering, construction, and design found in the pages of children’s books. Cathy Frankel, the Deputy Director for Interpretive Content at the museum, tells us about the Building Stories exhibit, what it entails, and what the inspiration behind it was.
The International Code Council continued its annual participation at the United Nations Climate Change Conference this year, focusing on this year’s theme of rethinking, rebooting and refocusing global climate action. Ryan Colker, ICC’s Vice President of Innovation, and Judy Zakreski, Senior Vice President of Global Operations and Solutions, join us to talk about some highlights.
Building Enclosure launched an award this year called the Leadership Award. Anyone could submit individuals who they feel are doing an exceptional job helping to advance the AEC industry; are committed to industry standards and goals, exc. Today, we’re excited to announce our first ever winner—Dyer Brown's director of sustainability in Boston, Laurel Christensen.
Wesley Price, the Eastern Territory Manager for Tremco’s offsite team, joins us to discuss his upcoming webinar, “Prefabricated EIFS-Clad Wall Assemblies.” Wesley sat down with to discuss the benefits of prefabricated construction, and products that are aesthetically finished, cost-effective, energy-efficient, and provide continuous insulation.
Kathleen Hetrick, an Associate and Senior Sustainability Engineer with Buro Happold joins us to discuss two California bills that were recently signed into law this month requiring companies to analyze and report on their GHG emissions—as well as their climate-related financial risks. Listen to find out what this means for architects everywhere.