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ENR Honors Iron Workers International for Groundbreaking Maternity Leave Program

Iron Workers International (IW) General President Eric Dean was named one of 2017 ENR Top 25 Newsmakers for his role in establishing a groundbreaking paid maternity leave program. The IW employer-ironworker partnership IMPACT announced the pioneering move at its annual conference last year. Individuals from diverse sectors are recognized by ENR’s editors for their service … Continued

ENR Selects Innovation Champion Ron Klemencic as 2018 Award of Excellence Winner

For daring to innovate, for spearheading the age of cooperative R&D and for his relentless pursuit of a better and more constructible built environment, Klemencic has been voted the 53rd Award of Excellence winner by the editors of Engineering News-Record. Among the accomplishment on which the award was based is Klemencic’s cutting-edge office tower core … Continued

Stefano Panseri named ENR Top 25 Newsmaker of 2017

When Steel Institute of New York trustee David Pisacrita, President of NYC steel erector Metropolitan Walters, asked Italian-based Despe Industries if its self-climbing Top-Down demolition system could be used during erection instead, the company responded and in the process earned itself one of ENR’s 2018 Newsmaker Awards. Read the full news story here.

Actively Pursuing Passivhaus Enclosures

With high-performance curtain walls and windows, thermal bridge-free designs, and airtight building enclosures, more U.S. projects seek to achieve the rigorous European-based Passivhaus standard. As the pursuit of sustainable, energy-efficient buildings continues to intensify, a more rigorous building design certification is starting to gain traction here in North America. Originally developed in Germany in 1990 … Continued

China: Long-Term Performance of Stainless Curtain Wall

Each month, Stainless Solutions from IMOA covers a different stainless steel issue with tips on design and specification, and links to technical resources. This month’s issue will explore the performance of higher-alloyed stainless steel curtain wall applications in China. Pollution, acid rain and airborne particulate levels remain very high in fast-growing economies around the world … Continued

IMOA’s August Stainless Solutions Newsletter

Each month, Stainless Solutions from IMOA covers a different stainless steel issue with tips on design and specification, and links to technical resources. This month’s issue will explore Whole Building Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) in voluntary rating systems and green codes. The World Trade Center site in New York City is an excellent example of … Continued

Meet the Winners of the 2016 Design Challenge!

Metals in Construction Magazine and a Jury of Architects and Engineers Announce the Recipients of $15k in Prize Money for the Most Innovative and Energy-Efficient Redesign of the Façade of 200 Park Avenue

Read the Latest Stainless Solutions from IMOA Newsletter

Each month, IMOA covers a different stainless steel issue with tips on design and specification, and links to technical resources. This month the organization highlights the advantages of second-skin façade weather screens.