JPCL May 2017


Call the Doctor – My Building Is Sick

by ALLEN ZIELNIK, ATLAS MATERIAL TESTING TECHNOLOGY LLC

“Sick building syndrome” and “building-related illness” are terms that describe the negative health and comfort effects related to indoor air quality (IAQ). As buildings become more tightly sealed for improved energy efficiency, more attention must be paid to sources of contaminants such as VOCs and...

Call the Doctor – My Building Is Sick

by ALLEN ZIELNIK, ATLAS MATERIAL TESTING TECHNOLOGY LLC

“Sick building syndrome” and “building-related illness” are terms that describe the negative health and comfort effects related to indoor air quality (IAQ). As buildings become more tightly sealed for improved energy efficiency, more attention must be paid to sources of contaminants such as VOCs and...

Getting to the Bottom of Green Roof Success

by BRIAN KELLY, KEMPER SYSTEM AMERICA, INC.

Landscaping is no longer limited to the grounds surrounding the building, but is finding a home on any building level, including balconies, outdoor terraces and green roof gardens. A quality waterproofing installation is vital to provide years of effective service.

Getting to the Bottom of Green Roof Success

by BRIAN KELLY, KEMPER SYSTEM AMERICA, INC.

Landscaping is no longer limited to the grounds surrounding the building, but is finding a home on any building level, including balconies, outdoor terraces and green roof gardens. A quality waterproofing installation is vital to provide years of effective service.

Creating Dynamic Family Living

by ANKROM MOISAN ARCHITECTS INC.

Elevating the standard of what affordable housing design can be, The Abigail in Portland, Oregon, combines community-based design, building materials and site-specific elements to encourage social equality and diversity in a rapidly developing, mixed-income urban neighborhood.

Creating Dynamic Family Living

by ANKROM MOISAN ARCHITECTS INC.

Elevating the standard of what affordable housing design can be, The Abigail in Portland, Oregon, combines community-based design, building materials and site-specific elements to encourage social equality and diversity in a rapidly developing, mixed-income urban neighborhood.

Your Playbook of Sports Floor Surfaces and Finish Requirements

by ERIC D. LUSSIER, CSI, CDT, PRECISION ATHLETIC SURFACES

With all the different types of sports floor surfaces available, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to the question, “Which flooring option is the best fit for me?” Selecting an athletic floor finish should be based on criteria, from intended usage, installation and operational budget constraints ...

Your Playbook of Sports Floor Surfaces and Finish Requirements

by ERIC D. LUSSIER, CSI, CDT, PRECISION ATHLETIC SURFACES

With all the different types of sports floor surfaces available, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to the question, “Which flooring option is the best fit for me?” Selecting an athletic floor finish should be based on criteria, from intended usage, installation and operational budget constraints ...

D+D Material Selection Conference: Featured Sessions, Speakers

by AMY WOODALL, EDITOR, D+D IN DEPTH

Get a sneak peek of the curriculum for D+D’s upcoming Material Selection Conference. This article features program summaries, learning objectives and speakers’ backgrounds for sessions focusing on wall coating and liquid-applied air barrier performance.

D+D Material Selection Conference: Featured Sessions, Speakers

by AMY WOODALL, EDITOR, D+D IN DEPTH

Get a sneak peek of the curriculum for D+D’s upcoming Material Selection Conference. This article features program summaries, learning objectives and speakers’ backgrounds for sessions focusing on wall coating and liquid-applied air barrier performance.