A guide to stucco specific resources. What do you need for your business?
Giordano Plastering. Plastering and stucco? That's not your thing, right? Well luckily for you there are 700+ videos in this treasure chest from Kirk & Jason who know everything about it..
The Stucco GuyRyan is a man on a mission. He made it his goal to educate people about every aspect of stucco, including materials and techniques for application - this site has the most comprehensive information we've found!
The American Society of Home InspectorsAs a contractor, I've found that there are many posts on the internet about stucco. But this one by ASHI Past President David Tamny is especially insightful and well-written; it gives you new perspective as an industry professional.
Stucco Manufacturers Association. If you are a builder and stucco is your trade, this site has everything that's needed. Membership-protected information can be found on the FAQ page but there's also plenty of helpful guides for newbies who need something more specific as well!
ContractorTalk is a free online forum for contractors from all fields, including stucco. Can’t find an answer to your question? Post a question and you’re sure to get an answer from a pro.
Resilient & Sustainable Design
Curious about resilient design? Start here: The Resilient Design Institute. The Resilient Design Institute is your go-to for all things resilient. Their website has practical solutions that can be employed by communities, businesses and individuals to adapt during what they call “the accelerating social change."
Building Design and Construction It is a well known fact that after major disasters, such as Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico where thousands were left homeless or without power for months at a time. These homeowners then have to deal with the Hurdles of relocation efforts themselves- this has already happened more than once!
US Climate Resilience Toolkit. This is probably one of the best "one-stop shop" resources for resilient design, supporting documentation and issue related to climate change. A great resource that architects can use with clients or builders in order to create sustainable homes while also ensuring they are upkeeping their own standards by following industry standards
Although specifically targeted at addressing typhoons and earthquakes, the information within The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific’sResilient Construction and Design Guide The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific’s new report on hazards can be applied to buildings on the east coast, which are prone to some seismic and hurricane hazards.
The World Bank’s Sustainable Cities blog offers an insightful look at resiliency on a global scale. Start here.
Whole Building Design. The resource provides a gateway to the latest infor. The Resilient Design Institute is your go-to for all things resilient. Their website has practical solutions that can be employed by communities, businesses and individuals to adapt during what they call “the accelerating social change.
Does Green Building Pay? Yes. At least according to anew study, the University of Texas at Austin and USGBC found that new homes built to meet LEED standards (which includes a variety of environmentally-friendly features) were worth an average $25k more than conventional houses!
Thermal Insulation Growth. Last year, the Building Thermal Insulation Market The market for thermal building insulation is projected to grow at a rate higher than $25 billion annually, and this could reach nearly $34.9 billion by 2024 according an article in Forbes Magazine! The report provides great insight on what types of insulations are becoming popular right now so you can get ahead when it comes time for your next upgrade or renovation project request a sample here.
The future of building is now with zero energy ready homes. Butthis article by Green Building Advisor This time around, they designed a home that is not just energy efficient but costs less to build and own.
Go For Solar. Last year, South Miami passed a building code that required a solar panel This time around, they designed a home that is not just energy efficient but costs less to build and own.
Metal Building Insulation Trends. With a focus on metal building news, products and strategies that are driving this sector..Part 1 dives into energy codes.Part 2 examines code-compliant, cost-effective metal building design.
Metal Walls. Metal Roofing. Metal Buildings. Sustainability. DesignandBuildwithMetal.com The Metal Building Blog is a blog that contains all of the latest industry updates, information on new trends in metal building design and more.
The Metal Building Blog is your one-stop shop for all of the latest industry updates, information on new trends in metal building design and more Here’s the 2018 State of the Industry Report.