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Defeat the Moisture Problem

When it comes to creating a leak-free home, builders and owners everywhere can agree that moisture is the enemy. And when moisture concerns are not addressed, the consequences can be devastating.

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Advance Your Skills and the Glazing Industry with New Certification

What started as a simple idea more than two years ago, the Architectural Glass & Metal Technician (AGMT) Certification ...
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The Truth about Building Enclosure Commissioning - It’s Not What You Think

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Five Ways the Specifier Can Help Prevent Leaks (HINT: It's in the details)

Designing an airtight, watertight, and energy efficient building requires an understanding of the anatomy of the entire ...
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5 Ways to Ensure a Watertight Roof-to-Wall Connection

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Testing Buildings to Withstand Seismic Conditions

Designing structures to withstand extreme movement, even the intense effects of seismic events, can be a challenge. The ...