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IRE: TRUFAST Fasteners Address Changing Trends

Janelle Penny speaks with Jason Wigboldly on the IRE Expo 2019 floor about roofing fasteners, trends in the industry and how TRUFAST is staying ahead of the curve. [Begin transcript] Janelle: This is Janelle Penny, senior writer with BUILDINGS magazine, and I’m here at the 2019 International Roofing Expo with Jason Wigboldly of TRUFAST. Hi, Jason. Jason: Hi. How are you doing? Janelle: Good. How are you? Jason: Thanks for having us. Janelle: How’s the show been going for you? Jason: It’s been going really good. It’s been very well attended. And I’ve heard a rumor that it’s a record…

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IRE: Roofing Trends Seen by EPDM Roofing Association

Janelle Penny speaks with Mike DuCharme, of the EDPM Roofing Association (ERA), at the IRE Expo 2019. Mike talks about the many changes he’s seen over his 35 years in the industry, as well as current trends that have popped up. Rather read the transcript? Start here: Resilient Roofing, Tech and Future Trends https://www.buildings.com/article-details/articleid/21872/title/roofing-trends-epdm-roofing-association

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Buyer Beware: Dangerous Paint Strippers Are Still Being Sold

This post was co-authored by Mike Schade. In 2018, the Natural Resources Defense Council won a wave of commitments from 11 of North America’s largest retailers to ban the sale of paint strippers containing the toxic chemicals methylene chloride and N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP). To see how these retailer policy commitments have been implemented, campaign staff, partner organizations and volunteers are visiting stores across the country to see whether retailers are following through to “mind the store.” Over the last few weeks, we and our partners visited 42 locations of five major retailers’ stores, all of which had pledged to ban the…

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One Way to Fix the ‘Duck Curve’

Mandalay Homes in Arizona has developed a strategy with Arizona Public Service that helps correct imbalances on the grid — a problem known as the 'duck curve' — with a combination of high-performance building features and a solar-plus-storage energy system. (Image credit: Robin Sullivan) Mandalay Homes, based in Arizona, recently introduced the iON Series, a set of smart energy features that includes an extremely tight, well-insulated building shell, high-efficiency heating and cooling system, and on-site solar with battery storage. “In the past, we have guaranteed four things in our energy-efficiency package,” says Geoff Ferrell, Mandalay’s chief technology officer. “Our homes…

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Top Insulation Contractor: Louisville Spray Foam Insulation

Top Insulation Contractor: Louisville Spray Foam Insulation | 2019-02-11 | Walls & Ceilings This website requires certain cookies to work and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, certain cookies have already been set, which you may delete and block. By closing this message or continuing to use our site, you agree to the use of cookies. Visit our updated privacy and cookie policy to learn more. This Website Uses CookiesBy closing this message or continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy. Learn More This website requires certain cookies…

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Top 25 Insulation Contractors 2019

Top 25 Insulation Contractors 2019 | 2019-02-11 | Walls & Ceilings This website requires certain cookies to work and uses other cookies to help you have the best experience. By visiting this website, certain cookies have already been set, which you may delete and block. By closing this message or continuing to use our site, you agree to the use of cookies. Visit our updated privacy and cookie policy to learn more. This Website Uses CookiesBy closing this message or continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy. Learn More This website requires certain cookies to work…

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