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Air Barrier Testing Part 2: Adapting to Measure Assemblies

In part 2 of this air barrier testing blog series, we will review existing test methods for individual air barrier components and modifications you can make to validate the functionality of full assemblies and strengthen confidence in long-term product performance.

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Air Barrier Testing Part 1: The Basics

Buildings leak. But what if they didn’t have to? For air barriers, a building material notoriously susceptible to ...
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Prefabrication: The Past, Present and Future

Prefabrication. Panelization. Modularization. These terms refer to the process in which components of a project are ...
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The 4 Advantages of Prefabricated Ribbon Windows

For natural light and a modern aesthetic, ribbon windows are frequently sought after in building design. Having such a ...
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Top 9 Uses for Silicone Extrusions in Commercial Construction

Building leaks can be blamed on aging glazing components, incompatible products, extreme movement and more. Pre-cured ...

Modernizing Masonry with Insulated Brick Veneers

Brick is the oldest known manufactured building product, but little has been done to adapt it to modern commercial ...
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Firestopping to Maintain Comfort and Safety in Multi-Use Structures

As the trend toward multi-use construction rises, parking garages, shopping centers, restaurants, offices and ...
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The Architect's Guide to Blindside Waterproofing

When your project requires blindside waterproofing, don’t jump into it blind. With numerous product technologies and ...
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Your 5 Minute Guide to PMMA and PUMA Technologies

When you need to protect concrete decks, foundations and other surfaces from water infiltration, abrasion and chemical ...
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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 ...