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OSB Plant Re-Opening Revitalizes Manufacturing in Rural America

The demand for high-quality, high-performance building materials has increased tenfold.

Silicone provides solutions for next generation of commercial architecture

Demand for product in North America projected to grow 6.8% through 2020

Greenbuild 2016 Product Preview

The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is the Super Bowl of the high performance building world, and everyone brings their A game.

Atlanta Luxury Hotel Gives Foul Odors The Shaft

Most buildings in the U.S. today are plagued by the poor indoor air quality and high-energy usage issues that come from improper ventilation. But now that a simple, non-intrusive solution, in the form of aerosol-based duct sealing is available, property owners are addressing the problems head on.

App designed to give insulation contractors more control on jobsite

Technology from Icynene provides technical services support to growing network of licensed installers across the United States.

ICFs provide defense against Mother Nature

Forms provide stability for buildings, able to withstand winds of up to 200 MPH.




ICFs key in new Louisville high-performance hotel

Forms provide critical insulation, speed up construction process to help Holiday Inn Express capitalize on Derby business.




Retrofitted low-income housing meets Passive House standards

Last year, the 50-year-old buildings that now make up Weinberg Commons were neglected, run-down, and empty.

6 Fox Blocks ICF projects recognized for efficiency

ICF Builder awards showcase the advantage of building with insulated concrete forms.

New insulation product serves multiple commercial purposes

EcoBay seals the thermal envelope and serves as a vapor/moisture barrier.

QuadCore insulated panel 'a quantum leap' forward

New Kingspan technology, carrying a 40-year thermal performance warranty, focuses on improving the building envelope.

Closed cell spray foam delivers continuous insulation to meet building codes

As building codes come to adopt exterior continuous insulation requirements, new options with familiar products are entering the marketplace.




Installer-friendly ICFs are strong and cut down on waste and labor time

As insulated concrete forms gain ground in the residential marketplace, contractors and installers are learning about the benefits of this building system.




Foam window bucks deliver ICF construction for the whole wall

An ICF building project that uses traditional lumber for door and window openings won't deliver all the benefits that it could.




Innovative clips ensure ICF wall integrity

One of the keys to a successful insulated concrete form project is to end up with straight and true walls, and one manufacturer has addressed that problem.




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