Thermal & Moisture Protection
Thermal & Moisture Protection Industry Resources
This article has links to other online resources for Thermal & Moisture Protection as well as Passive Fire Protection Systems.
R-values of Insulation and Other Building Materials
Covers insulation R values and R-values for other common building materials. U Factors are also discussed.
Roof Shapes and Styles
This article describes a number of common roof shapes and styles used on buildings around the world. We also provide graphics of each roof style.
Steep Sloped Roofing Systems
There are a number steep sloped roofing systems on the market so architects have a variety of aesthetic options to choose from. This article covers the most common materials available.
Types of Roof Membranes for Flat or Low-Slope Roofs
Roof membranes covered include built-up asphalt, modified bitumen, and single-ply membranes like EPDM, PVC, TPO, and KEE.
Spray Applied Fireproofing (SFRM)
Learn about spray applied fireproofing (SFRM), which provides passive fire protection for a building structure.
Intumescent Paint, Fireproofing, and Firestopping
Intumescent products are used in architecture to protect elements and openings. This article covers intumescent paint, fireproofing, and firestopping.