Sustainable Material Management

Posted on 6/18/2018 12:50:39 PM. By Paul Bertram

Early this year, I was an invited speaker at the EPA Forum on Lifecycle Approaches to Sustainably Manage Materials in Building and Infras...

  

2017-2020 North American Market Report for Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 6/7/2018 10:02:34 PM. By Steve Duren, Senior Director Member Services

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) has published a new North America Market Report that provides the 2017 adhesive and sealant global...

  

The Universal Source for Selecting, Testing and Verifying Adhesives

Posted on 5/31/2018 5:06:41 PM. By Dr. Cynthia Gosselin (guest blogger, ChemQuest)

Recently one of my long-time colleagues with an electrical engineering background retired. My colleague, being the inventive sort, had de...

  

The Rigors of Firestop Tests

Posted on 5/23/2018 2:02:15 PM. By ASC

We have talked a lot about firestop and how it is tested, but we have not really discussed the various ratings they can achieve.  I&...

  

Firestop as an Anti-Terrorism Technology?

Posted on 4/9/2018 12:00:00 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Globally, terror attacks are on the rise.  The implications for the owners of the buildings where attacks take place are overwhelmin...

  

Perimeter Containment- Firestop Joints. Who is Up for a Challenge? –part 2 of 2-

Posted on 2/28/2018 4:44:13 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Our last post set the groundwork for a challenge for you. Before we get to the ideas I want to share with you, let’s make sure you ...

  

Sustain. Strength. Secure. The 2018 Institute of Building Sciences; Building Innovation Conference

Posted on 2/16/2018 5:09:51 PM. By Paul Bertram

2018 started out with the National Institute of Building Sciences; Building Innovation Conference in Washington DC. This year’s t...

  

Perimeter Containment- Firestop Joints. Let’s Find a Better Solution -part 1 of 2-

Posted on 1/30/2018 3:49:03 PM. By Sharron Halpert

A challenge for the creative problem solvers In our blog on 12/7 we had a discussion about firestopping on rated joints, but we did ...

  

Fireproofing, Firestopping and FIREBLOCKING (Part 4 of 4)

Posted on 1/8/2018 9:17:07 PM. By Sharron Halpert

We have all been on a construction project and heard someone talk about fireproofing something when they mean firestop, or firestop when ...

  

Fireproofing, FIRESTOPPING and Fireblocking (Part 3 of 4)

Posted on 12/19/2017 4:25:05 PM. By Sharron Halpert

We have all been on a construction project and heard someone talk about fireproofing something when they mean firestop, or firestop when ...