sustainable

METALCON offers green programs, exhibits

METALCON International, which takes place October 9-11 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Ill., offers a number of programs focused on metal’s role in sustainable design. It is the only annual trade show and conference focused on the application of metal in industrial, institutional, light commercial and residential building projects. METALCON also highlights...

Palram wins CCMC approval for many products.

The Canadian Construction Materials Centre has recently approved many Palram products. The CCMC is similar to the International Code Council approval in the United States. This is a required approval for sales of construction materials in the Canadian market. The following Palram products have received approval in Evaluation Report 13450-R: PalramSuntuf, Palruf, Palopaque, Sunlite, Palsun,...

Palram Americas publishes new brochure

Palram Americas, a leading manufacturer of polycarbonate and PVC sheets, created a guide to assist design professionals as they navigate the requirements of the United States Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. Palram studied the USGBC LEED 2009 for New Construction and Major Renovations (October 2010) and identified specific areas...