Efficiency and durability are also major contributing factors to a building’s sustainability. The roof and exterior building envelope systems are the first line of defense when looking to reduce carbon emissions and energy use, as well as ensure a building can stand the test of time.
Silicone coatings for flat roofs have grown rapidly in the marketplace, and are expected to continue this trajectory as the combination of waterproofing, reflectivity/energy savings, durability and rain-readiness properties resonate with both contractors and consumers.
According to research published last year by market research and competitive intelligence provider Fact.MR, the cool roof coating market is expected to reach $8.3 billion by 2032—almost doubling what the market currently generates.
Opinion piece: EPDM self-adhered (SA) is a superior option for re-roof projects as it does not require welding or adhesive application expertise, helping to reduce labor requirements and removing membrane adhesive inconsistencies.
The advantages of powder coating are numerous for aluminum building products. Powder coating offers excellent finish, strong performance, and customization, while providing a more environmentally sustainable and cost- effective solution for long-term durability.
How we design facilities is of the utmost importance to our industry. A strong understanding of what type of building you're designing is important to ensure the facility is able to perform properly and is suitable for the end-use. A poorly designed building will not be able to serve its users, nor will it be able to function effectively.
An estimated 15,000 attendees, including 6,094 student competitors, descended upon the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta for the 2023 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference and TECHSPO June 19-23, 2023.
Each year, multiple industry-leading associations and manufacturers show up to Washington D.C. to help protect and enhance all of our businesses. We've shared a few snippets from some industry-leading associations to highlight what is of the most importance at this year's gathering.
If PVC is categorized as hazardous waste, the EPA would have to develop a comprehensive framework to ensure its treatment, storage and disposal. This would likely be very costly, burdensome and particularly hit small businesses hard.