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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 ...
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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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5 Things To Know When Installing Horizontal Expansion Joints

Every expansion joint is not created equal. There are countless variations in substrate conditions and transition ...
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The Truth about Building Enclosure Commissioning - It’s Not What You Think

"Building enclosure commissioning (BECx) is only about reducing the owner’s risks and comes with a high price tag." ...
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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 ...