Testing Buildings to Withstand Seismic Conditions

Designing structures to withstand extreme movement, even the intense effects of seismic events, can be a challenge. The best way to help ensure performance in these conditions is to build and test...

Mock-Ups: Construction's Crash Test Dummies

The automotive industry found a way to ensure safety performance from all manufacturers to car owners through testing and validation. Yet when we approach the subject of performance mock-ups...

Testing

The Trailblazers of the Construction Industry

As Women’s History Month wraps up this week, we are highlighting trailblazers in the construction industry, who are making their mark and leaving behind a legacy of perseverance through adversity.

Tremco Behind the Scenes

7 Critical Factors to Choosing the Right Air Barrier

There are many potential causes of façade leaks. Many have to do with air barrier product selection, improper installation and missed connections, resulting in gaps or voids in the enclosure....

Glazing/Facade

Top 8 Takeaways of World of Concrete 2019

Wow, what a week. World of Concrete 2019 lived up to its promise to be “the premier event for the commercial concrete/masonry community!” Las Vegas was the backdrop for this week-long educational...

Waterproofing Tremco Behind the Scenes

Eliminate Costly Rework with the Field Adhesion Test

On the construction site, there is nothing worse than having to duplicate work due to a mistake somewhere in the application process. Thankfully, the easy-to-conduct field adhesion test allows you...

Testing

Understanding R Value vs. U Value: Thermal Conductivity Simplified

Did you know as R value increases, thermal performance improves? That is a simple concept to understand – bigger is better right?  Conversely, did you know that as U value decreases, thermal...

Testing

The Top 5 Practices for a Quality Deck Coating Install

As we transition into spring, construction projects across the US and Canada will be subject to Mother Nature’s unpredictability. Deck coatings, in particular, can be sensitive to temperature,...

Waterproofing

The Glazier’s Guide to 3D Printed Prototypes

For any glazing professional, time is money. But what’s the best way to speed results and get a leg up on your competition? Using a one-size-fits-all product may be tempting, but it can end up...

Glazing/Facade

How to Select the Right Silicone Sealant

For over 40 years, silicone sealants have been used extensively in the construction market for applications requiring enhanced durability and strength compared to its predecessors, the...

Glazing/Facade

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