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A building environment that fosters the well-being of our world and the people who reside and/or work in them can have a significant positive impact. This week’s Blog shows us a better way of building and retro-fitting for high-performance; one that delivers on superior efficiency, comfort, health, and durability to construct buildings that last and make our carbon footprint smaller.
The new normal post-pandemic has forced us to recalibrate our lives and our impact on the environment around us. This week’s Blog looks at how Huntsman Building Solutions Spray Foam Insulation is stepping up to meet stringent eco building requirements with HFO.
What ‘movie’ will we be watching over the next year; will it be a remake of old familiar recessionary tropes or a jobs slaughterfest? This week’s Blog from noted business advisor Mark Breslin provides a glimpse of what to expect in 2021 by looking on downturns from the past, and then shows us how to mitigate the impact of what we know is coming.
Rethinking Spray Foam: D-Max Wall, innovative interior HFO spray foam application saves time, money without having to step outside
With winter upon us, the industry is looking at ways to modify their work methods to the cold. This week’s Blog looks at closed-cell spray polyurethane foam and the D-Max Wall application method – What builders, architects, designers and contractors need to know to keep working when the thermometer drops.
Cracks in concrete can be a sign of failing structural integrity of other concrete structures. This week’s Blog talks about the different kinds of cracking and the mitigating steps you can take to stop them.
Healthier Buildings through Innovative Window and Door Technologies Screens, shades and smart solutions for year-round comfort and design
With many of us spending more time living and working at home than ever before, we are yearning for living spaces that are not only visually appealing but also feel healthier and more expansive. This week’s blog takes a look at Phantom Screens selection of screens, shades and smart solutions for year-round comfort and design.
Used in everything from aircraft construction to tennis rackets, carbon fiber is a material that combines great tensile strength with light weight – making a great material for structure repair. This week’s Blog takes a look at carbon fiber and what it can provide to your restoration projects.
Radon is under your feet and silently killing 3,300 Canadians per year. This week’s blog explores Radon Awareness Month and what contractors and builders need to know about Radon gas barriers.
In both Canada and the U.S. the construction companies are evolving in the way they use and adopt new technologies; some faster than others. This week’s Blog look at how modern construction ERP solutions – like that provided by Acumatica – can bring transformational benefits to Canadian construction businesses.
For more than 20 years, industry professionals in Alberta have relied on BUILDEX for continuing education, networking, generating new business and finding new products. In this week’s Blog, we explore what BUILDEX Alberta 2020 (now part of Buildings Week) has to offer online from November 30 to December 4, 2020!