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  • University of Virginia Medical Center

    While it is known for its Thomas Jefferson-inspired architecture, the University of Virginia goes modular with a new addition to its medical center.

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  • Water-Resistive Sheathing from Georgia-Pacific

    Georgia-Pacific. Nautilus combines OSB structural sheathing and a water-resistive barrier in one panel, reducing installation time; the panels install like traditional sheathing and seal with Nautilus seam tape. The panels include nailing guides that are visible through the integrated building...

  • Structural Insulated Sheathing from Dow

    Dow. SIS Structural Insulated Sheathing combines a moisture-resistant blue foil outside face, a polyisocyanurate foam core, and structural sheathing. Builders can use ½-inch (R-3) panels to sheathe entire exteriors or 1-inch-thick (R-5.5) panels as shear panels on corners to match up with 1-inch...

  • Radiant Barrier Sheathing from Ainsworth

    Ainsworth. Thermastrand radiant barrier roof sheathing features an aluminum foil overlaid on micro-perforated OSB panels. The foil blocks up to 97% of the sun’s radiant energy, and the perforations control humidity buildup in the attic, the company says. According to the firm, the panels are twice...

  • Creating An Olympic Hero

    Any 355,000-square-foot facility will have environmental impacts. The sheer size alone implies a drain on materials, natural resources, and local ecosystems. The Richmond Olympic Oval offers a new slant on large-scale design, however, as the speed skating venue for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in...

  • Oldcastle Precast Ballast Footings

    Oldcastle Precast’s patent-pending ballasted footings are designed for mounting photovoltaic solar panels or concentrated solar power systems.

  • Product Review: Sheathing

    Plywood vs. OSB: Which is the greener sheathing choice?

  • Allsteel's Stride is Cradle-to-Cradle certified

    The office system is more than 90 percent recyclable and is produced on the Design for the Environment framework

  • Case Study: Ultra-Efficient ‘Hybrid Home’ Utilizes High-Performance Building Techniques

    The LEED-H Silver dwelling’s three discrete living areas keep energy use low.