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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.
In today’s day and age, where technology is king and the world seems to live or die by it, it can be hard to figure out just what exactly you are supposed to post on social media, what information should be on your website, or simply: how to make your company shine and stand out against the rest.
Thankfully for us, organizations like the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) exist to help us navigate this ever-changing world. BE had the chance to talk with the CEO of PRSA, Linda Thomas Brooks, and the Chief Communications Officer, Karen Mateo to talk all things PR.
Building Enclosure’s Editor, Lindsay Lewis, recently sat down with BRAYN Consulting LLC’s Brady Bryan and Kevin Sullivan to discuss their upcoming AIA-approved webinar with The Energy Management Association. The webinar, “The Triple Play” – Tax Incentives for Energy Efficient Designers, will examine specialty tax incentives such as the R&D Tax Credit, 45L Tax Credit and the 179D Deduction.
“What does the science say?” That’s a question we’ve asked a lot in 2020. Listen in as Jose Mendez-Andino, VP Research and Development, Owens Corning Insulation, shares a scientist’s perspective on how today’s R&D efforts today are inspiring innovations for 2021 and beyond.
Is the handprint bigger than the footprint? Environmental sustainability, extreme weather events and more stringent climate protocols are driving sustainability trends. Join us as Frank O’Brien-Bernini, CSO at Owens Corning shares perspective on new innovations and emerging trends driving sustainable buildings.
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.