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Introducing Havelock Wool: A Truly Sustainable Insulation

Introducing Havelock Wool: A Truly Sustainable Insulation In the green building world we sometimes take time, effort, and research to replicate natural processes. Bill McDonaugh puts this eloquently when he notes we should create objects that aspire to the performance abilities and services of trees: What if our homes and workp … read more

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SOLITEX Resource Library

SOLITEX Resource Library Pro Clima SOLITEX exterior membranes are leading the way to higher performance and better energy efficiency in North American construction. SOLITEX products offer unmatched waterproofing, airtightness and outward drying potential for all types of projects. Their exceptional strength and durability make them suitable no … read more

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Intro To TESCON PROFECT

Intro To TESCON PROFECT A Pre-Folded Tape That Makes Perfect Corners Based on Pro Clima's proven tape technologies, TESCON PROFECT gives architects and contractors a new important tool to make airtight connections at inside corners, quickly and precisely.  TESCON PROFECT is delivered pre-folded in the roll of tape - with only on … read more

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Ventilation's Energy Problem: Most Of It Just Sucks

Ventilation's Energy Problem: Most Of It Just Sucks Inaugural post of the Turning BS into Building Science series by Lucas Johnson Most often, ventilation sucks. When I was the third contractor enrolled in Energy Upgrade CA, I enjoyed being on the cutting edge of high performance building. However, ventilation was repeatedly one of the b … read more

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Intro to CONTEGA Acrylic Adhesives

Intro to CONTEGA Acrylic Adhesives What Matters: Strength, Durability, Flexibility and Indoor Air Quality Buildings are often thought of as fixed objects. But in the real world, changes in the weather cause buildings to move - and we need to plan for the fact that they will expand, shrink, adjust and settle. If we are building an airtight bui … read more

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Award-Winning Design with LAMILUX Skylight Daylighting

Award-Winning Design with LAMILUX Skylight Daylighting On Pearl Street in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, Alloy Development produced five new townhouses which won the SARA NY 2015 Bronze Award of Merit, as well as The Architect's Newspaper Best of 2015 Residential Multi-Family. To deliver the most comfortable, healthy and sustain … read more

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