The EL 76E from GS Window Systems is an aluminum window system that is suitable for awning, hopper, tilt-turn, casement, fixed, window doors and folding doors.
(Magazine Issue/Spring 2013)
Zola Lift-Slide Doors moving glass doors up to 20 ft wide and 8 ft high, made from just two ten ft wide moving glass panes.
(Magazine Issue/Winter 2013)
Grace Construction Products offers three lines of Perm-A-Barrier air barriers.
(Magazine Issue/Fall 2012)
EcoCore access floor panels from Tate Access Floors use a mixture of structural cement and phase change material that allows the panel to absorb thermal energy while maintaining size, shape, and integrity.
Nichiha offers a range of eco-friendly, prefinished fiber cement panels that emulate the visual appeal of brick, cedar, metal, or concrete, but at significantly lower installed cost.
ACH Foam Technologies launches its Foam-Control Plus+ architectural grade EPS insulation that provides compressive strength and R-value comparable to XPS insulation but at a fraction of the cost.
Owens Corning introduces the TruDefinition Duration series of roof shingles.
Owens Corning introduces Commercial Complete™ Wall Systems, a systemized wall approach that addresses energy efficiency and continuous insulation, air barrier, moisture resistance and fire performance.
(Magazine Issue/Summer 2012)
Benjamin Obdyke offers HydroGap drainable housewrap, designed to eliminate excess moisture from an exterior wall and prevent mold and rot.
DuPont Building Innovations announces the DuPont™ Tyvek® Fluid Applied Air and Water Weather Barrier System, which offers air and water protection comparable to DuPont™ Tyvek® CommercialWrap®, but in a fluid-applied form.
DELTA-VENT SA from Cosella-Dörken Products is a vapor-permeable, self-adhesive, water-resistant air barrier for commercial and residential use.
The accel-E® Steel Thermal Efficient Panel (S.T.E.P.) by SYNTHEON is a high-performance, one-step wall system that shortens construction time, optimizes crew use, and greatly improves energy efficiency.
(Magazine Issue/Winter 2012)
Kawneer Company, an Alcoa company, has recently introduced the 1600UT (Ultra Thermal) Curtain Wall System™.
Address moisture damage with WrapShield® HS from VaproShield, which combines a rain screen designed channel matrix with a water resistive air barrier that simultaneously saves on labor and material.
(Magazine Issue/Fall 2011)
Dryvit Outsulation® X is energy efficient, design flexible, and a cost effective exterior cladding system for all types of construction including renovations.
Max/Block™ sunshades by Tubelite®, Walker, Mich., maximize daylighting and minimize solar heat gain.
(Magazine Issue/Spring 2011)
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