General Editorial Policies

The following policies apply to all content, including content provided by our Contributors. They are designed to support the key principles of objectivity, dialogue, and transparency.

  • All content posted on is subject to BSC approval and may be edited by BSC staff. This includes, but is not limited to, original writing, reposted writing, images, multimedia content, and links to external material.
  • BSC may, at its sole discretion, invite new Contributors or other stakeholders to contribute to These contributors may include anyone who, in the opinion of BSC staff, would enhance the dialogue on a given building science issue.
  • Content produced by Contributors or other stakeholders will be clearly identified as such. Where appropriate, the author(s) will be listed together with associated company names. In some cases, a corporate author may be listed.
  • Content produced by BSC staff is not subject to Contributor or other stakeholder approval prior to posting, except where the content is part of a formal agreement separate from For example, reports produced for a consulting client would not be posted without that client’s explicit written permission.
  • Except where publication rights are formally shared through an explicit written agreement, all materials on are copyright of Building Science Corporation. Please see our Conditions of Use for more information.