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Vegetated (Green) Roofs: What are the Benefits?

  What is a vegetated (green) roof? The straightforward answer would be it’s a roof with plants on it…but a green roof ...
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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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Winter Waterproofing: 8 Tips to Help You Apply

We all know the winter months are approaching and fast. But no need to get distraught. Tremco's Technical Application ...
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A Day in the Life of an R&D Chemist

Do you ever wonder what a chemist does in research and development?  We recently sat down with Steve Milano, Director ...
Validated Testing to Earn Purchaser Trust

The Importance of Validated Testing to Earn Purchaser Trust

For a manufacturer, there is a wide range of factors which impact a product’s performance – performance in-use and ...
Five Factors Critical to Delivering Airtight and Watertight Building Enclosures

Five Factors Critical to Delivering Airtight and Watertight Building Enclosures

When a project goes out to bid or negotiate, drawings may be only about 50-60% complete.  Detailing may be indicated ...
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Picture Perfect Rainscreen System Builds in Efficiency, Aesthetics and Long-Term Performance

When products leave the Acrytec Panel Industries facility in Ontario, Canada, they leave in perfect condition. To ...
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Fact or Fiction? Peel-and-Stick Membranes are Effective Transitions

FICTION.  Peel-and-stick membranes and tapes are designed to be adhered to sound structural surfaces (non-moving). The ...
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Restoring Airtightness and Weather Resistance to Window Systems Need Not be Cost-Prohibitive

Window and curtain wall systems will eventually need repair or replacement.  The glazing components used to seal and ...