Making the Air Barrier Argument for Tilt-Up

With the forthcoming changes to the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), air barrier requirements have been a hot topic in the design and construction industry. The requirements are designed to provide a more airtight building and significantly reduce energy waste. The Construction Specifier recently published an article called “Making the Air Barrier Argument for Tilt-Up.” […]

Meet Changing Energy Codes at No Additional Cost with Tilt-Up

As our country moves toward more sustainable building construction, energy codes are becoming stricter with new provisions such as continuous insulation and air barrier testing. So how does tilt-up construction measure up to other building methods for meeting new IECC and ASHRAE energy codes? Jim Baty with the Tilt-up Concrete Association (TCA) provides an in-depth […]