Architectural Record BE - Building Enclosure

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The Benefits of a Performance-Based Design Process
New collaborative tools are helping designers consistently deliver high-performance design solutions
Sponsored by Sefaira and SketchUp
Green Globes Certification Overview
Enabling sustainability for all building types
Sponsored by The Green Building Initiative
Fitness for Purpose
The right floor for a fitness space will determine the safety and performance of every step, kick, a...
Sponsored by Ecore
Sponsored by Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating
Collaborating Through Design Challenges
The attributes of precast concrete enable realization of aesthetic and structural goals for new stud...
Sponsored by Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI)
The Core of the Matter
Leveraging steel-braced cores for material savings, expedited construction, and simplified trade coo...
Sponsored by The Steel Institute of New York
Architecture and Making in the Post-Digital Age
Couldn’t make it to the Architectural Record Innovation Conference in San Francisco, Califo...
Sponsored by Architectural Record
Reducing Peak Electrical Demand
The hidden benefit of cool roofs
Sponsored by Duro-Last®, Inc.
Health and Transparency in Product Declarations
Using emerging standards and resources to specify products that are consistent with environmental qu...
Sponsored by Forbo Flooring Systems
Concrete Waterproofing with Crystalline Technology
Crystalline chemicals improve concrete durability, lower maintenance costs, and extend building life...
Sponsored by XYPEX Chemical Corp.
Designing for Sustainability
Six strategies to help meet the new LEED v4 green building standard
Sponsored by Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating, Pella EFCO Commercial Solutions, Phifer Incorporated, SageGlass, Technoform Group, and Unilock
Retrofit Roof Systems
A Fundamental Background of Retrofitting Existing Buildings with Metal Roofing
Sponsored by MBCI
Looking Good: New Paper Towel Dispenser Systems Score in Appearance, Sustainability, and User Preference
Specification decisions help users have the ideal hand-drying experience