Building Envelope

Cold Weather Concreting Requirements
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Cold Weather Concreting Requirements

ACI 306 covers the entire spectrum of applications for concrete elements and... More

Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations Reduce Costs, Save Energy
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Frost-Protected Shallow Foundations Reduce Costs, Save Energy

With a frost-protected shallow foundation (FPSF), a monolithic slab with thickened... More

Weather-resistive Barrier Strips
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Weather-resistive Barrier Strips

Fortifiber Building Systems Group announces the availability of Super Jumbo Tex... More

Insulated Concrete Wall Panels
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Insulated Concrete Wall Panels

Greencraft concrete wall panels withstand Florida's strict building and... More

Pecora System Protects Building Envelope
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Pecora System Protects Building Envelope

The XL-Perm Air, Vapor, and Water Barrier System from Pecora consists of fully... More

Comparing EPS and XPS Insulation
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Comparing EPS and XPS Insulation

EPS and XPS solid insulation have been used in construction. This author cites... More

Super-Insulated Foundation
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Super-Insulated Foundation

A variety of drainage and insulation products were used to contribute to a... More

Choosing Between EPS and XPS Rigid Insulation
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Choosing Between EPS and XPS Rigid Insulation

For installation on concrete foundations and under floor slabs, the rigid foam... More

Rebuilding with ICFs along the coast in New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy
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Rebuilding with ICFs along the coast in New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy

Contractor uses insulating concrete forms to rebuld a house devastated by... More

Reef's Lightweight, Reusable Wet Cure Covers
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Reef's Lightweight, Reusable Wet Cure Covers

Transguard concrete curing cover provides proper moisture control during the... More

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