Archive | Commercial Conversation

Podcast: Mark Thimons discusses EPDs

Mark Thimons, PE, LEED AP, and vice president for the Steel Market Development Institute (, Pittsburgh, joins editorial director Gary L. Parr to discuss EPDs (environmental product declarations), what they are and aren’t, and their role in designing/specifying commercial-construction products. Also, learn about the extensive EPDprogram conducted by the Steel Market Development Institute, which is a unit of the American Iron and …

Continue Reading

Podcast: Construction Economics with Dale Stroud

Dale Stroud, senior director, marketing and offerings, Uponor Corp., Apple Valley, MN, has devoted a good portion of his career tracking and evaluating commercial and residential economic data and trends. In a new monthly Commercial Architecture podcast series, Stroud joins editorial director Gary L. Parr to discuss various aspects of commercial-construction economics. The podcasts are …

Continue Reading

Commercial Conversation #62

In our last podcast of the year, we welcome Paul Bertram, director of environment, sustainability, and government affairs at Kingspan Insulated Panels Inc., Deland, FL. Bertram joins us to talk about his involvement in the Paris COP21 talks and what they mean for commercial construction. (more…)

Continue Reading