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February 20, 2019
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International Builders' Show Highlights

The International Builders’ Show celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. Window & Door is on the scene in Las Vegas to cover all the action. See the highlights

 
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Product Spotlight
CurveTech Skylights by Velux

CurveTech skylights are designed for use on flat or low-pitch roofs with pitches from 0 to 15 degrees. The curved edge-to-edge glass cover allows rainwater to disperse off the glass while installed on a zero-degree roof pitch. They come with a PVC curb with polystyrene filling and can be topped with a glass or polycarbonate dome. Available models include the fixed flat roof skylight (CFP) or the flat roof exit skylight (CXP), which is available for polycarbonate dome covers and can open to a 60-degree angle. 

 
The Talk

Eric Thompson

“Disruption” is something we’ve seen happen to a lot of industries over the past decade or so. Video rental chains got disrupted by Netflix. Taxi companies got disrupted by Uber and Lyft. Newspapers got disrupted by the internet and blogs (like the one you’re reading right now). What’s the next industry ripe for disruption? How about the typical, site-built building and construction model? Could it already be happening?

Recently, I’ve been keeping my eye on some emerging trends and new players in modular construction. Modular construction—broadly, a construction technique where entire sections of a home or building are made in a factory and then moved to the site and put together—isn’t exactly new. The Modular Building Institute, for instance, was formed in the 1980s. But it could be on the rise. Read More 



 

 

 

 
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