Designing with wood offers architects the flexibility to design projects with increased insulation. From a thermal perspective, wood-frame building enclosures are inherently more efficient than steel-frame, concrete, or masonry construction.
Today, transparency and traceability of construction projects is not only of great benefit in terms of time and money for all project participants, but is also an essential success factor for lean construction projects to ensure a clean and trustw
For a typical building project, the construction and design team face a range of choices in steel-based floor systems. One of the team’s biggest hurdles to clear is selecting the most appropriate, functional, and cost-effective fl oor system.
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When evaluating the roofing options available for an ambitious 2016 overhaul of their 68,000 square-foot warehouse, which featured an aged standing seam metal roofing system, the owners of O.S.T. Trucking called upon Moser Roofing Solutions.
Understanding Low-E Coatings provides an introduction to how high-performance architectural glass can significantly improve the energy efficiency of buildings while reducing their operating costs and carbon emissions.
For the reconstruction of a high school in the United Kingdom, the project team removed concrete spandrel panels and installed a new steel structure for added floor area and a unitized curtain wall of translucent fiber-reinforced polymer. This pumped more daylight into classrooms without unwanted gains to heating and cooling loads. Photo courtesy of Kalwall
For engineering firms, capturing billable time and expenses, developing accurate budgets and forecasts, and maximizing profitability should always be among your top priorities. Otherwise, your business’s health is at risk.