Attaching Exterior Wall Cladding Through Foam Plastic Insulating Sheathing (FPIS) to Wood or Steel Framing

Attaching Exterior Wall Cladding Through Foam Plastic Insulating Sheathing (FPIS) to Wood or Steel Framing

Exterior Wall Cladding First, states adopt the International Energy Conservation Code to improve energy efficiency in the nation’s building stock. Then, improved energy efficient construction brings changes to construction practices. This includes the exterior wall cladding covering the insulation. Most important, higher...
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Perkins Eastman Publishes Study Linking Design to Occupant Satisfaction

Perkins Eastman Publishes Study Linking Design to Occupant Satisfaction

Yet another white paper proves that efficient design strategies have a direct correlation with occupant satisfaction and building performance. “Measuring Up: Using Pre- and Post-Occupancy Evaluation to Assess High-Performance School Design” was published A...
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Greening Asia: Emerging Principles for Sustainable Architecture / Nirmal Kishnani

Greening Asia: Emerging Principles for Sustainable Architecture / Nirmal Kishnani

Despite a rise in the number of certified buildings, the approach to Greening is fragmented and cautious at best. The Asian Green building does not do enough to mitigate impact nor do the conventions of Greening address the diverse needs...
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