• BlueBookUniversity.com

    The Blue Book Network has partnered with four leading content providers to launch “BlueBookUniversity.com,” a comprehensive database of continuing education courses, programs, and publications targeted to the commercial construction industry.FULL STORY
  • Aluminum Windows: Aesthetics and Performance

    Provides an overview of the aesthetics and performance benefits of aluminum windows and the strategic role they play in the success of new construction and rehabilitation work.
  • Stone Coated Steel: Stepping Out of the Ordinary

    Provides an overview of stone coated steel roofing systems including a discussion of the installation methods used, testing and standards, and comparative characteristics and sustainable attributes of stone coated steel roofing versus traditional roofing materials.
  • Green Roof Design Considerations

    With a focus on hybrid green roof systems, this course provides an overview of green roofs, including system options and design and specification considerations, such as plant selection, irrigation, mitigation of wind pressure and fire risk, sloped applications, and warranty options.
  • Sustainability and Stainless Steel in Elevated Pools, Spas and Thermal Rooms

    Provides an overview of stainless steel pools, spas, and spa experience rooms, with a close look at stainless steel and its performance characteristics, and the aspects of stainless steel pools that make them an environmentally friendly choice.
  • Walkable PVC Roof Deck Membranes

    Provides an overview of walkable roof deck membranes and includes discussions on: system characteristics, components, and installation; moisture management: deflection and drainage; design considerations; and how to specify roof deck membrane systems.
  • Designing a Sustainable Masonry Building Envelope

    Provides an overview of the design elements, components, and construction techniques that characterize sustainable masonry building envelopes.
  • Naturally Durable Wood Products - The Cornerstone of Sustainability and Green Building

    Provides an overview of naturally durable wood products, their role, and applications within the green building movement.
  • Continuing Education Courses

    Fulfill your credentialling maintenance requirements. Visit LP Building Products' continuing education page to view their course offerings.
  • Insulated Metal Wall and Roof Panels for Sustainability and Energy Efficiency

    Provides an overview of insulated metal wall and roof panels (IMPs) in terms of their material, finish, and construction life cycle; designed with features and benefits to enhance building performance, conserve energy and contribute to the sustainable built environment.
  • Creating Custom Curves: Adding Interest to Architectural Designs

    Provides an overview of conventional methods of framing curves in wood and steel, as well as new methods of framing using flexible track systems. Discusses options for wall coverings and trims for curved surfaces.

Breaking News

Hanley Wood Exhibitions acquired by Informa PLC

Hanley Wood Exhibitions acquired by Informa PLC

High profile shows such as AIA's annual Conference and Expo, Greenbuild, World of Concrete, International Surfaces will now be owned by UK-based Informa PLC.

In a press release Peter Goldstone, Hanley Wood's Chief Executive Officer, expressed his gratitude to the employees of the department and offered his "heartfelt appreciation and best wishes for the future." Stephen A. Carter, Group Chief Executive of Informa, said in the same release that the shows "will become a key component of our Global Exhibitions Division."

The deal is expected to close by the end of 2014 at which time the former Hanley Wood division will be rebranded as Informa Exhibitions US.

READ MORE

Blog

Willy Wonka Elevators

Willy Wonka ElevatorsWilly Wonka's glass elevator moves one step closer to reality with this new design for lifts that can move horizontally as well as vertically, and which promise to...

READ MORE | OLDER ENTRIES

What's New

Accessibility AAA AIA/CES AIBC AIBD APA BOMI CSC FBPE GBCI HSW IDCEC IRN InterNACHI LA CES NAHB NARI NKBA NLAA OAA OAQ PDCA RCI SAA UIA