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Holiday Hours and Shipping Information

Holiday Hours and Shipping Information

Holiday Hours and Shipping Information The Holiday Season is upon us, if you're in the middle of building project don't delay getting your must-have materials orders in because shipping will be on break for the Thanksgiving stretch. Here's the schedule of events to keep in mind as you plan for the next few weeks. Wednesday, Nove … read more

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Winter is Coming: Prepare for Success!

Winter is Coming: Prepare for Success!

Project image: OPAL Winter is Coming: Prepare for Success! Rainbow leaves flutter in the autumn's golden glaze. Pumpkin spices take over bakeries and lattes. Hints of winter breeze dance around the trees. While there's much to love about winter, such as waking up to fresh snow, reading by a fireplace, or going to the beach if yo … read more

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FRONTA QUATTRO: The All-Black, Airtight WRB For Modern Open-Joint Rainscreens

FRONTA QUATTRO: The All-Black, Airtight WRB For Modern Open-Joint Rainscreens

FRONTA QUATTRO: All-Black, Airtight WRB For Modern Open-Joint Rainscreen Breaking (air and weather resistant) Barriers In the last decade, FRONTA QUATTRO has made waves in the high performance industry as a specialty air barrier and weather resistant barrier (WRB). As described in the video below, FRONTA QUATTRO is the all black me … read more

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The Treehugger's Choice for Interior Airtightness

The Treehugger's Choice for Interior Airtightness

The Treehugger's Choice for Interior Airtightness Intro to the Original Smart Vapor Retarder: DB+ Pro Clima is known for airsealing systems that are key to optimizing building enclosures for energy, safety, and comfort. INTELLO Plus is easily the most recognizable product within that system. A hidden gem of the Pro Clima system is … read more

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475 On-Site: Collective Carpentry in Bozeman, Montana

475 On-Site: Collective Carpentry in Bozeman, Montana

475 On-Site: Collective Carpentry in Bozeman, Montana Prefab Passive Construction in Big Sky Country As panelized enclosures gain popularity in Passive House circles, Rane Wardwell and Jan Pratschke, owners of Collective Carpentry, were early adopters helping to advance the industry. Their buildings are designed as complete syste … read more

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Four Key Reasons for Building with a Vented Rainscreen

Four Key Reasons for Building with a Vented Rainscreen

Four Key Reasons for Building with a Vented Rainscreen When looking for the essential nature of construction, the architect Louis Kahn famously said: 'What do you want, brick?' Today, in looking at the nature of high-performance building enclosures, we re-imagine the conversation: You say to the building’s exterior, 'What do you w … read more

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