Building Materials

Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS)

EIFS Lightweight Base Coat has high-build formula.

Available in 38 lb bags, Sto BTS Xtra is used as lightweight adhesive, base coat, and leveler in StoTherm® insulated wall claddings. This single-component, polymer-modified, cement-based dry powder material uses lightweight aggregate and will build to Â-¼ in. to help level CMU walls or 1/8 in. for StoQuik Silver systems. Freeze/thaw- and crack-resistant product has vapor permeable...

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DURADEK® & DURAGRID® Grating Meets Virginia Graeme Baker Act UV Requirements for Pool Grates
Grates and Gratings

DURADEK® & DURAGRID® Grating Meets Virginia Graeme Baker Act UV Requirements for Pool Grates

February 25, 2009 (Bristol, VA) Strongwell's DURADEK® and DURAGRID® pultruded fiberglass grating, including I-4000 & T-1800 which are typically used in the pool & spa market, have been tested and meet UV requirements mandated by the Virginia Graeme Baker Act (VGBA). The grating is the ideal solution for fabricating VGBA compliant drain systems. Stork Materials Technology, an...

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Shutters

Popular Science Names Hurricane-Resistant Curtain Containing Honeywell Spectra® Fiber 'Best of What's New'

Protective curtains take top honors in the home technology category MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Nov. 18, 2008 - Honeywell announced today that Popular Science magazine has awarded a 2008 Best of What's New Grand Award to hurricane-resistant curtains containing Honeywell's high-strength Spectra® fiber. The curtains were named the top innovation in home technology. Honeywell's Spectra fiber, commonly...

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Decks and Decking

CorrectDeck CX Used on ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

GENEVA, New York- Correct Building Products (CBP, www.correctbp.com), in cooperation with regional building supplier Erie Materials, donated the ultra-low maintenance, sustainable CorrectDeck CX for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's recent rebuild project in Geneva, NY. The television program will air on Sunday, November 2 (8:00-9:00 ET) on the ABC Television Network. The rebuilt, 200-year-old...

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Building Materials

Time Study Confirms StoGuard(TM) Is 3X Faster & Easier to Install Than Sheet Wraps

StoGuard(TM) Spray-on Building Wrap Can Save Contractors up to 70% in Labor Costs Atlanta, GA - (August 28, 2008) Sto Corp., the innovative world leader in cladding, coating, and restoration systems, recently hired Jackson Productivity Research Inc. to objectively compare and evaluate the application times of StoGuard(TM) products and the leading spunbonded olefin sheet wrap. Result: StoGuard is...

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Building Materials

Insulation targets rain screen and cavity wall applications.

RainBarrier(TM) 30, with 3 lb density, and RainBarrier(TM) 45, with 4.5 lb density, are engineered to repel water and drain moisture. They provide thermal insulation, fire protection, and acoustical control and are UV-resistant and noncombustible. Available in regular- and dark-colored fibers, mineral wool insulation is compatible with common wall ties, adhesives, and air barrier systems.

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Bendable Panel Product suits green building construction.
Miscellaneous Panels

Bendable Panel Product suits green building construction.

KerfGreen substrate material qualifies for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) credit MR 4.1, MR 4.2, and EQ 4.4. Available as 4 x 8 and 4 x 10 ft panels in 5/8 and Â-¾ in. thickness, it comes with green NAF (no added formaldehyde) core and provides smooth and symmetrical inside and outside radii up to 3½ in. Product allows horizontal/vertical grade laminates,...

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Brick

Textured Bricks are offered in 4 designs.

Available in Wave, Sphere, Pyramid and Sawtooth designs, Umbra range of bricks feature textured appearance that changes with natural light throughout the day. They come with either red sanded finish or smooth red, buff, or blue finish. Designed to co-ordinate with standard brick work sizes, bricks can be installed as complete panels or inter-spaced with standard bricks to create broad range of...

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Brick

Linear Brick is frost resistant.

Available in 6 sizes from 240 x 50 x 115 to 440 x 65 x 102 mm, Linear brick features long thin shape, and is manufactured in wide range of colors and finishes to complement or match standard brickwork. Used either on its own or as courses or panels with other finish materials, designers can use this brick to create variety of effects within any building exterior.

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Miscellaneous Barriers

With StoTherm NExT, Energy Efficiency Is the Key to Sustainable Construction

Sto Corp. Provides EIFS Design that Delivers Performance and Value While Promoting Sustainability ATLANTA - (June 25, 2008) - In a recent statement released by Sto Corp., the innovative world leader in cladding, coating and restoration systems, it was said that, because of the environmental issues of climate change and global warming, the quest for green buildings is increasingly prevalent....

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