Moisture intrusion in a wall system can cause numerous building defects as well as health ailments for building occupants. This course will review the cause and effects of moisture intrusion and will discuss how fiber cement panels can be used as a rainscreen to mitigate this moisture. We will identify different rainscreen technologies and ASTM and AAMA testing standards that measure their performance. By the end of the course you will understand basic design approaches and guidelines for installing fiber cement panels as a rainscreen.
Watch how Colorado DOT cut sign production time with this digital printing technology - cutting costs, helping their employees and improving service to the community all in one.
Sustainability and Window Materials 101: Choosing the Best Window Material to Achieve Sustainability Goals
Windows play a significant role in the function and comfort of a building, from providing natural light and ventilation, to adding architectural features. Windows also play a large part in the sustainability of a structure.
The most common factors when discussing the sustainability of windows are durability, energy efficiency, and resource efficiency. In this course, we look at the four most common window frame materials – vinyl, fiberglass, aluminum, and wood – and discuss the factors that contribute to sustainability for each of them. Finally, we look at the factors that contribute to the sustainability of window manufacturing operations.
By following a regular inspection schedule, complete with safety checks and audits, your team can identify and resolve issues before they become bigger problems.
Keep your project on time and within budget-without sacrificing your firm’s reputation or others' safety.
One solution offering incredible data, strategic rewards, point allocation and customer service to build loyalty for you!
When you’ve tracked data about all aspects of your program, you can offer strong recommendations to improve it.
That means more success for you and your vendors.
The City of Pittsburg, California converts high-pressure sodium streetlights to Cree LEDway luminaries for exceptional energy and maintenance savings.
The City of Los Angeles upgrades streetlights to Cree LEDway luminaries to achieve an estimated energy and maintenance cost savings of 10million annually.
Choosing a construction software solution is an important decision, the investment is significant in terms of cost, time and resources. Having the right information is vital in the selection you choose for your business.
This manual will help with essential questions to keep in mind as you decide which solution is best to fit your business objectives and company goals.
Technology’s rate of change can be overwhelming, but by using a few key criteria to vet products and determine the best fit for your company’s needs you can select a solution that provides long-term benefits and evolves with your business.