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.

CM increases profit with pre-designed shear blocking panels.

Finding opportunity in the growing solar panel market.