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Armatherm: Is Continuous Insulation Required By Code?

Armatherm: Is Continuous Insulation Required By Code?

When it comes to the planning of a new building, there are standards in place for architects and specifiers to work towards to ensure constructions are as safe and sustainable as possible. These guidelines are building codes, and within these are energy codes which...
Swapping steel Z Girts for non-conductive Armatherm Z Girts

Swapping steel Z Girts for non-conductive Armatherm Z Girts

In construction today we have to look for every possible opportunity to improve the efficiency of the building envelope. Sorting and prioritizing areas where we can improve is a great place to start. A key challenge that is often encountered in building construction...
The effectiveness of thermal breaks

The effectiveness of thermal breaks

   How effective are thermal breaks at reducing heat loss?   Thermal conductivity reveals the rate at which heat flows through a material. It’s important to understand the conductivity of building materials, so the efficiency of the structure can be...