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Studio 804 Demonstrates an Innovative and Efficient Shelter Solution

Studio 804 Demonstrates an Innovative and Efficient Shelter Solution

Studio 804 Demonstrates an Innovative and Efficient Shelter Solution For the last several years, 475 has partnered with Studio 804, a hands-on, design-build graduate program at the University of Kansas School of Architecture and Design. Each year, Studio 804 undertakes a distinct project with a focus on energy efficiency and sustainab … read more

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How To Prep A Window Opening With ADHERO

How To Prep A Window Opening With ADHERO

How To Prep A Window Opening With ADHERO 475’s Shaun St-Amour was called to the job site of a Geography Contracting project in Vancouver, BC to answer some questions about how to best prepare window openings when using ADHERO fully adhered membrane as your WRB. Even if you didn't spend a fortune on your windows, a proper window ins … read more

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How To Use The AEROFIXX Spray And Seal Airtightness Tool

How To Use The AEROFIXX Spray And Seal Airtightness Tool

How To Use The AEROFIXX Spray And Seal Airtightness Tool The AEROFIXX spray and seal application tool makes quick work of difficult and hard-to-reach air sealing jobs. It connects to standard compressors to easily apply liquid-applied airtight membranes anywhere from wall or ceiling surfaces to hard-to-reach gaps. The AEROFIXX is fo … read more

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CONTEGA HF 100-Year-Adhesion

CONTEGA HF 100-Year-Adhesion

CONTEGA HF 100-Year-Adhesion HOW DO YOU TEST FOR 100 YEARS? Independent tests at the University of Kassel in Germany have confirmed it: CONTEGA HF achieves 100-year-adhesion. Of course, researchers didn’t just watch the product age for 100 years. Instead, they subjected CONTEGA HF (trademarked as ORCON F outside of North America) … read more

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Design and Integrate Lamilux Skylights in Minutes

Design and Integrate Lamilux Skylights in Minutes

Design and Integrate Lamilux Skylights in Minutes The BIM (Building Information Modeling) process has become an essential part of building planning. 3-D models make it possible to avoid errors from the planning stage, reduce costs and plan with the later real design of the elements. In order to offer architects, planners and roof … read more

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Project Spotlight: The Farmhouse Of The Future

Project Spotlight: The Farmhouse Of The Future

Project Spotlight: The Farmhouse Of The Future Project Name: The Homestead Modern Location: Germantown, NY USA Project Type: Rural, Single Family Homeowner/Designer/Builder: Everett Kramer Carpenters: Adam Steeneck, Stewart Rappin, and Ryan Voell Engineering / Passive House Consulting: Baukraft Engineering Inspired by t … read more

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