Blog: Building & Construction

Modular Innovation
27 July 2021

Modular Innovation

Repurposing Shipping Containers More…

The Advantages of Modular Construction
Floor Moisture Forensics
29 June 2021

Floor Moisture Forensics

Three Ways to Save Money More…

Spray Foam 101
22 June 2021

Spray Foam 101

A Guide to Testing, Certification, and Beyond More…

Specialty Construction Testing
25 May 2021

Specialty Construction Testing

Five Services You Need to Know About More…

Sound Isolation and Privacy
30 March 2021

Sound Isolation and Privacy

Acoustical Field Measurements & Testing More…

Modular Construction
02 February 2021

Modular Construction

An Introduction to Process and Inspection More…

Building Products Certification
Flood Barrier Testing
19 January 2021

Flood Barrier Testing

Insights in the Lab and Field More…

The Importance of a Well-Defined Special Inspections Program, Part 2
The Importance of a Well-Defined Special Inspections Program, Part 1
Operating with Confidence
24 November 2020

Operating with Confidence

Facility Infection Control Measures More…

Groundwater Issues in Construction
10 November 2020

Groundwater Issues in Construction

Considerations for Identification and Evaluation More…

Window & Door Testing 101
27 October 2020

Window & Door Testing 101

A Guide to Assessment More…

Sound and Privacy
09 October 2020

Sound and Privacy

Acoustic Considerations for Residential Buildings More…

Fire Doors 101
29 September 2020

Fire Doors 101

Testing, Certification, and Beyond More…

Create Healthier Indoor Environments
22 September 2020

Create Healthier Indoor Environments

Practical Approaches to Reduce Risks More…

Keys to a Successful Building Mock-Up
24 March 2020

Keys to a Successful Building Mock-Up

Evaluating Performance and Integrity of the Building Envelope More…

New US EPA On-Line E-Manifesting System for Hazardous Wastes
New OSHA Injury and Illness Reporting Rule
12 December 2017

New OSHA Injury and Illness Reporting Rule

What You Should Know About a Requirement That Could Impact Millions of Businesses More…

U.S. and Canadian Requirements for Windows and Doors
26 October 2017

U.S. and Canadian Requirements for Windows and Doors

What you need to know about performance standards and testing More…

Where There’s Smoke...
26 September 2017

Where There’s Smoke...

A Look at SDI Variability in ASTM E84 Testing More…

Feeling the Heat of Updated EPA Standards for Hearth Emissions
03 May 2016

Feeling the Heat of Updated EPA Standards for Hearth Emissions

Manufacturers and Retailers of Wood Heaters and Stoves Impacted by New Source Performance Standards More…

New Finished Product Requirements for EU REACH
Photovoltaic Panel and Module Fire Resistance Testing
18 August 2015

Photovoltaic Panel and Module Fire Resistance Testing

What you should know about testing under recently revised standards More…

A Closer Look: AHJs and the Need for Third-Party Qualified Personnel
15 May 2014

A Closer Look: AHJs and the Need for Third-Party Qualified Personnel

Today, building and electrical codes are more complex than ever. But what does this mean for Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs)? More…

Safer Products & the Competitive Code Evaluation Market
11 June 2013

Safer Products & the Competitive Code Evaluation Market

Increased competition in the code evaluations market is good news for manufacturers, but can it actually lead to safer products for consumers as well? More…

Are your walls telling you something – or not?
08 August 2012

Are your walls telling you something – or not?

From the constant buzz of cell phones to video conference calls and just the regular “office” noise that is created on a daily basis, do you ever wonder how all that noise is absorbed? More…