Recently we were made aware of how superior the quality of our product is, compared to a competing low mass radiant panel, when job site damage occurred. These examples further illustrate the high quality and overall durability of Warmboard panels and how generally, when inopportune situations arise on the job, Warmboard’s quality stands strong.
Today's culture pushes everyone to move quickly, stay busy and multitask whenever possible. However, in the process, it's become a very noisy environment.
As the world becomes increasingly technology-driven and gadget-reliant, it only makes sense to find a way to gain greater control of your devices. Although some people shy away from the smart house movement out of a desire for simple living, home automation certainly serves a purpose.
By guest blogger Judy Moore
Bathroom design has improved dramatically in the past few decades. Adding to the basic necessities of sink, toilet and tub are a wide range of products that are both functional and appealing. Advances in technology and product design have increased safety, as well as raised bathroom design standards. Among my favorite improvements are upgrades in the categories of lighting, bathroom fixtures and radiant heat.
Sound attenuation for floor/ceiling assemblies may be required to attain code ratings or to mitigate sound for a client. The best practice in residential, multi-family and light commercial applications is to have the assembly evaluated by one of several testing methods. The common methods used are: field or lab testing, software modeling and estimating. Each method offers a different level of accuracy and cost. Usually these services are performed by an “Acoustical Consultant” to provide STC and IIC ratings. The higher the number, the quieter the floor/ceiling assembly.
Warmboard is proud to have been involved with Sunset Magazine’s 2012 Idea House in Healdsburg, California. The Breezehouse is an efficient, sustainably designed modular residence designed and built by Blu Homes. The two-level structure sits on a steep slope that offers breathtaking views of the Sonoma wine country landscape.