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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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DuPont Expands SentryGlas® Offerings for Hurricane-Resistant Windows and Doors

Wilmington, Del., August 7, 2008 - DuPont is expanding the range of DuPont(TM) SentryGlas® interlayers to meet a broader range of needs for protective windows, doors and safety-glazed building elements. The newest SentryGlas® is available in thinner sheets that provide protection while replacing thicker traditional interlayers. The new offerings broaden architects' and builders' choices for...

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StoGuard(TM) Spray-On Housewrap Featured on Discovery Network's 'Renovation Nation'

Historic House Updated with Sustainable, Earth Friendly Products ATLANTA - (August 5, 2008) Sto Corp., the innovative world leader in cladding, coating, and restoration systems, helped make the renovation of an EarthCraft House even more energy efficient by using StoGuard, the fluid applied waterproofing/air barrier. Renewal Construction of Decatur, Ga., with the recommendation of Southface...

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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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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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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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Cedar Valley Mfg. Introduces a New Coastal Shingle Siding Panel

HOLLISTER, Calif., Jan. 9 -- Cedar Valley, the leader in handcrafted shingle panels, has introduced a new 7-1/8 exposure to its Coastal line of shingle panels. Handcrafted with 1/2 thick-butt mixed grain Western Red Cedar shingles, the 7-1/8 exposure is the newest addition to the popular line of Coastal thick-butt shingle panels, offered exclusively by Cedar Valley. Our Coastal line of thick-butt...

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DuPont Introduces Sustainable Innovations for Commercial Buildings

DuPont(TM) Tyvek® CommercialWrap® D and DuPont(TM) Thru-Wall Flashing Will Help Builders Earn Credit Toward U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Certification WILMINGTON, Del., July 19 / -- DuPont today introduced new sustainable innovations that will help increase the protection and energy efficiency of commercial buildings. DuPont(TM) Tyvek® CommercialWrap® D and DuPont(TM) Thru-Wall Flashing...

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Dietrich's UltraSTEEL® Framing Receives Key Code Endorsements

Facility Conversion to 100 Percent UltraSTEEL® Production on Schedule COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Dietrich Metal Framing recently obtained three key code endorsements for its UltraSTEEL® Framing product. UltraSTEEL® is an internationally patented process that alters the characteristics of the base strip steel, providing higher strength capacity from lighter gauge material. The process effectively...

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Hacker Industries, Inc. Now Offers AIA/CES Registered Programs and Partners with Architectural Data Systems Schedulelink for Online Spec Services

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. - January 2, 2007 - Hacker Industries, Inc., the leading supplier of cementitious floor underlayments, acoustical control products and self-leveling underlayments, is excited to offer the architectural community two new services to assist with creating specifications and earning AIA/CES Learning Units (LU's). Accredited by the American Institute of Architects (AIA)...

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