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Weather Resistive Barrier Cheat Sheet

Weather Resistive Barrier Cheat Sheet

Weather Resistive Barrier Cheat Sheet A guide to advantages and differences between Pro Clima exterior membranes If you’ve spent your days thinking WRBs are just a required, code-minimum, flimsy sheets of No.15 Felt (per IBC 1404 or IRC 703.2), Grade D building paper (per ASTM D226), or spunbonded olefin housewrap; all with little dif … read more

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Student Builders Lead The Way at Studio 804

Student Builders Lead The Way at Studio 804

Student Builders Lead The Way at Studio 804 INTELLO Plus Delivers Airtightness on Stunning University of Kansas Collaboration If the high performance building movement is going to change the construction industry as we know it, we not only need to deliver comfort, safety, and efficiency; we also need beauty. The student team at Stu … read more

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From Post Office To Post-Carbon Future With Emerald Builders

From Post Office To Post-Carbon Future With Emerald Builders

From Post Office To Post-Carbon Future With Emerald Builders Small-Town Woodframe Retrofit Transforms Into A High-Performance Co-Working Space In the mid-coast Maine town of Bowdoinham, the local 1950’s Post Office on Main Street was run down and in dire need of structural work and a facelift. Another developer might have torn it … read more

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Introduction to ADHERO: the Fully-Adhered Membrane

Introduction to ADHERO: the Fully-Adhered Membrane

Introduction to ADHERO: the Fully-Adhered Membrane Self-Adhered, Vapor-Permeable, Highly Durable WRB and Roof underlayment by Pro Clima ADHERO is a self-adhered, monolithic, vapor-permeable membrane, and durable weather resistive barrier from Pro Clima. ADHERO is an ideal weather protection membrane for exterior gypsum-board in commerc … read more

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Winter Freeze Warning: What You Need To Know Before Ordering

Winter Freeze Warning: What You Need To Know Before Ordering

Winter Freeze Warning: What You Need To Know Before Ordering Pro Clima tapes and adhesives have superior properties that perform well in extreme conditions, whether it be hot, cold, wet, or dry. Water-based products can freeze, and although all products with adhesive should be stored above freezing to help ensure they perform best o … read more

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A CLT Home On The Lake

A CLT Home On The Lake

A CLT Home On The Lake Maine-based OPAL Architecture, Research, and Design, led by Matthew O’Malia, continues to trailblaze with innovative Passive House projects. With their Lake Waramaug residence in Connecticut, OPAL collaborated with 475 to achieve a Passive House enclosure that is not just energy-efficient but also carbon negativ … read more

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