Design

The latest Top Trusted Brands survey by Architecture & Design has once again named Kingspan Insulation as the Top Trusted Brand in Insulation.

When it comes to assuring your customers that you have a high-quality product, one doesn’t have to look farther than a set of design standards. 

Challenging or unusual projects typically stretch a component manufacturer’s (CM’s) operational capabilities in some fashion.

Beginning with the 2015 IBC, truss deflection is reported differently.

The tables are intended as a practical tool to assist contractors in the selection of footing widths and the determination of the quantity of wood studs required for supporting the end reactions of beams, girders, and/or headers. 

A spring Wisconsin snowstorm demonstrates how a building design practice may lead to higher risk.

An unusual design project gives this CM international exposure.

Getting information up front on sprinkler systems can ease the design process.