Smart Coatings Bring High-Performance Enclosures to the Next Level

What could be better than a high-performance coating for a building enclosure? How about a finish or coating system that delivers responsiveness and functionality for exterior surfaces over the life of the building? Building Enclosure/ Karine Galla/ March 2020

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U.S. Hotel Construction pipeline continued to expand year-over-year despite COVID-19

Many open or temporarily closed hotels have already begun or are in the planning stages of renovating and repositioning their assets while occupancy is low or non-existent. Building Design and Construction/ Market Data/ April 30, 2020

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Permeability and Performance in Water-Resistive Barriers

Identifying the Proper Choice for Applications, Building Enclosure, Jason Peace, November 2019

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EIMA Makes Push for Construction Industry

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic the EIFS Industry Members Association has sent a letter to the Governors of Maryland and New York requesting their action to label businesses in the construction industry as “essential businesses.” EIMA Blog, March 31, 2020

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Chart: 85% of Builders Expect Labor Problems to Persist in 2020

Cost and availability of labor topped the list of problems builders faced in 2019, and is expected to return to the number one spot in 2020. NAHB/ SBC Magazine, February 7, 2020

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Lightweight Prefabricated Insulation Panels

StoPanel Delivers Improved Comfort with Minimal Disruption in Six-Story Office Building Restoration Project. Walls and Ceilings Magazine, Michael Reese, 2-21-20.

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Stucco Applications on CI Systems

Stucco Opportunities Within the International Energy Conservation Code. Walls and Ceilings Magazine, Chris Little, 2-21-20

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Market Value of Air Barriers Beyond USD $15 Billion in 2020

With green building technology entering the mainstream and eco-home concepts spreading their roots faster than ever, the need for designing high-performance building envelopes is repeatedly highlighted. Walls and Ceilings Magazine, Arijit Chakraborty, January 9, 2020

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Nonresidential Building Spending to Grow Through 2020

Nonresidential construction spending on buildings is projected to grow by just 1.5 percent through 2020. Building Enclosure January 28, 2020

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Sto Corp. Names New CEO

Sto Corp., the innovative world leader in full system facades, prefabrication, air barriers, coatings, and restoration solutions, announced today that Jose R. Berlingeri has been named President and Chief Executive Officer, Sto Americas. Building Enclosure, January 28, 2020

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