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4 Methods for Bracing Gypsum Sheathing on Wood Framing

Buildings are subjected to numerous stresses over their lifespan, including wind and seismic loads, and thermal ...
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Analyzing Permeability of Air/Vapor Barriers to Protect the Building Enclosure

The permeability of building materials has significant implications on the long-term durability and effectiveness of a ...
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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 ...
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How to Choose the Right Backer Rod

What is a Backer Rod? How do I Install It? A backer rod is an integral component of sealant joints, it provides three ...
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