Insulation & Moisture Barriers

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Sheathing with WRB-AB accelerates exterior wall installation.

March 18, 2016

By integrating water-resistive and air barrier (WRB-AB) directly into gypsum sheathing panel core, DensElement&trade; Barrier System with AquaKOR&trade; Technology reduces time needed to install exterior walls in commercial construction. This all-in-one sheathing system, which exhibits vapor permeability that helps mitigate moisture issues in wall cavity, can be sealed with PROSOCO R-Guard® FastFlash® liquid flashing, which fills and seals all joints, fasteners, and other penetrations.<br /> Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Air/Water Barrier System eliminates need for house wrap.

February 18, 2016

Used to keep potentially harmful water out of structure during construction, ForceField&trade; consists of engineered wood sheathing panels laminated with air and water barrier. Panel joints are taped with seam tape once wall sheathing is installed on structure to help prevent air infiltration and leaks. Available in 7/16 CAT thickness and sizes of 4x8, 4x9, and 4x10 sizes, panels install akin to standard plywood or OSB sheathing panels. Tape comes in 3 in. x 165 ft rolls. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Green & Clean

Wall Insulation Panels help meet R-value requirements.

February 12, 2016

Designed to add insulation value to outside of exterior sidewalls while serving as nailable base for exterior sidewall coverings, ThermaCal® Wall Insulation Panels minimize heat loss and cold drive into living space of home. Panels also help meet increased R-value energy code requirements being adopted in certain climate zones. By covering studs while adding continuous insulation to rest of wall, tongue-and-groove panels help eliminate thermal bridging. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Green & Clean

GAF Helps Develop Insulation EPD

July 15, 2015

PARSIPPANY, NJ - GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, continues to focus on ensuring that its products and processes support the fast-developing certifications and standards in the green building community. In November of 2013, GAF was the first—and remains the only—TPO manufacturer to complete an NSF-ISO compliant Type III Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Composite Sheathing helps lower energy bills.

May 15, 2015

Made with 100% composite materials and manufactured without adhesives, Composite Structural Insulated Sheathing optimizes building strength and air quality while earning LEED points and NAHB green certification. Fiberglass reinforced thermoset skin is impervious to moisture and is bonded by chemical reaction to polyurethane foam insulation during manufacturing, eliminating delamination. Continuous polyurethane foam adds R-6 insulation in 1 1/8 in. sheathing and R-12 in 2 1/8 in. sheathing. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Experts, Insights and Fresh New Products are CertainTeed's Winning Hand at the 2015 International Builders' Show

January 20, 2015

Attendees can look forward to an engaging booth line-up guaranteed to help make a material difference in residential and light commercial construction projects VALLEY FORGE, Pa. – It's time for the 2015 International Builders' Show, and CertainTeed Corporation, North America's leading brand of building products, is ready to impress, inform and entertain attendees with a... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Committed to Sustainability: AdvanTech® Flooring and ZIP System® Sheathing and Tape are the First Products of their Kind to Receive Environmental Product Declarations

October 28, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Huber Engineered Woods' flagship products, AdvanTech® flooring and ZIP System® sheathing and tape, are the first premium subflooring and combination wood structural panel and water resistive barrier panel brands to receive environmental product declarations (EPD), respectively. The company submitted the AdvanTech flooring and ZIP System sheathing roofing products... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, HVAC, Green & Clean

GAF Makes Top 100 Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler 2014 Best New Products

September 23, 2014

WAYNE, NJ – GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, is proud to announce that its GAF Master Flow® Solar Roof Vent won Professional Builder’s 2014 100 Best New Products and its GAF EnergyGuard™ Polyiso Insulation Sheathing won Professional Remodeler’s 2014 100 Best New Products. The GAF Master Flow® Green Machine™ High-Power Solar Roof Vent features a 750 CFM max... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

ROXUL Leads the Way for Industrial, Marine and Offshore Insulation: Introducing ProRox® and SeaRox®

June 5, 2014

MILTON, ON – ROXUL Inc., the largest manufacturer of stone wool insulation products in North America is pleased to announce the renaming of the ROXUL Industrial and Marine insulation products centering on Performance Driven Solutions with a global focus. On June 2, 2014 the global language of insulation will be written in stone.  Globalization is moving faster than ever and, in the world... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Duro-Last®, Inc. Announces Duro-Guard® ISO Insulation Stocking Availability at All Duro-Last Manufacturing Locations

May 13, 2014

SAGINAW, MICHIGAN – Duro-Last, Inc. announces that 1½” and 2” thick, 4’x8’ Duro-Guard ISO (Polyisocyanurate) insulation is available from all Duro-Last manufacturing locations for contractors to pick up or to “fill up” a flatbed shipment. These locations include; Saginaw, Michigan; Grants Pass, Oregon; Jackson, Mississippi; Sigourney, Iowa and their newest plant in Carrollton,... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Insulation Boards offer one-step installation.

April 23, 2014

Combining flute fill with 4 x 8 ft flat panels, EPS Flute Fill Combo Boards are available with factory-laminated, fire-rated coated-glass fiber mat or polyester facer over expanded polystyrene insulation. Boards are designed for metal building retrofit applications that employ mechanically attached or Duro-Bond® induction welding systems. Providing code approvals, stable R-values, and moisture resistance, boards are 100% recyclable and have no formaldehyde or ozone-depleting CFCs or HCFCs. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Hybrid Insulation targets deck to sky roofing assemblies.

April 16, 2014

Measuring 48 in. x 50 ft x 3/8 in., Duro-Guard XPS Hybrid Fan Fold is made with rigid extruded polystyrene core and wrapped with facers for resistance to heat flow and moisture. Each fold is cut to allow board to lay flat and contains section that is crushed for installation in windy applications. With no CFCs, HCFCs, formaldehyde, or VOCs, product is used as recover board over granulated or smooth cap sheets, aggregate surfaced built up roofs, aged coal tar pitch roofs, and single-ply membranes. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment

CertainTeed Brings Products, Knowledge and Rewards Galore to the 2014 International Builders' Show

February 12, 2014

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. — International Builders' Show attendees will find sustainable, inventive new products, live interactive demonstrations, celebrity appearances, and a revamped Building Solutions® rewards program at the CertainTeed Corporation exhibit (#C2127), Feb. 4-6 in Las Vegas. A cornerstone of the exhibit, CertainTeed will unveil SMARTBATT™ with MoistureSense™ Technology, an... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Owens Corning Showcases Full Suite of Resources, Solutions for Builders During 2014 International Builders' Show

February 12, 2014

IBS Presentations to Highlight Science behind Advanced Wall Systems LAS VEGAS — Builders today require high performance building solutions that meet strict codes and embrace the concepts of energy efficiency, durability and building science. Owens Corning is committed to providing builders with the resources and solutions they require to be successful. As part of that commitment, Owens... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Spray Foam Insulation offers R-value of R7 per inch.

February 4, 2014

Suitable for commercial and residential construction, Icynene ProSeal&trade; allows for high initial pass of 3 in., achieving R21 as well as Class II Vapor Retarder in one pass. Closed-cell, medium density insulation features all-season formulation suitable for cold weather applications as low as 23°F. Product is approved for use in Type I-V construction and has passed ICC-ES AC377 for use in unvented attics and crawlspaces without ignition barrier. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment, Green & Clean

Polyurethane Insulation Blocks offer alternative to wood.

January 23, 2014

Providing thermal isolation while supporting heavy structural loads, LAST-A-FOAM® R-9300 Continuous Insulation Blocks extend insulation from below ground to roof of industrial and cold-storage buildings. Blocks are made of high-density rigid cellular polyurethane with closed-cell structure that is inert and prevents moisture absorption. Combination of compressive strength with minimal deflection and optimized thermal insulation values minimizes thermal bridging through adjoining materials. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Green & Clean

GAF Announces Health Product Declarations for GAF TPO Roofing and Insulation and Environmental Product Declarations at 2013 Greenbuild® International Conference and Expo

November 27, 2013

GAF is ready for the new LEED® v4 industry transparency criteria with EPD and HPD declarations for GAF products Wayne, NJ – GAF, North America's largest roofing manufacturer, announced today a milestone in their role as sustainability leaders. GAF received NSF-ISO compliant Type III Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for its EverGuard® TPO and EverGuard Extreme® roofing products.... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment, Green & Clean

Mineral Wool Insulation Batt suits residential construction.

November 1, 2013

Suited for residential and light commercial applications, UltraBatt&trade; combines thermal comfort, fire protection, and sound control in one product. In exterior walls, product conserves energy with R-15 in 2 x 4 construction and R-23 in 2 x 6 construction. Made with 70% pre-consumer recycled content, insulation is fire resistant to temperature over 2,000°F, and provides STC rating of 30 in 2 x 4 wall assemblies with single layer of gypsum on both sides. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

SRS's Answer to a High Temperature Engineering Challenge

August 20, 2013

Creative engineering efforts result in designing a lower cost solution for improving industrial powder processing. With hot gas reaching temperatures of 500 degrees Fahrenheit, SRS engineers were faced with the challenge of improving existing rotary union technology, critical for blending and drying equipment. SRS's engineering team developed a solution that incorporated specialized... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Safety & Security Equipment, Green & Clean

Continuous Insulation Sheathing Board is non-combustible.

July 12, 2013

Designed for use as exterior continuous insulation in commercial rainscreen wall systems, COMFORTBOARD&trade; CIS (Commercial Insulated Sheathing) is thermally efficient and vapor permeable. This rigid, high density, water repellent stone wool insulation board provides rigidity and durability needed for exterior cladding assemblies. Thermal properties promote energy efficiency, and standard thicknesses of 1, 1.25, 2, 2.5, and 3 in. have respective R-Values of R4, 5, 8, 10, and 12.<br /> Read More