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Adhesives for Solar Energy

Posted on 1/29/2019 4:54:03 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Photovoltaic energy has evolved to be a very significant source of electrical power.  It is now possible to manufacture large scale,...

  

W Ratings Continued – Usefulness, Testing, Limitations

Posted on 1/28/2019 4:11:00 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Our last post talked about how W ratings for firestop floor penetrations came about, how they are tested and we talked a little bit about...

  

W Ratings for Buildings – The What, Where and How of Water Ratings

Posted on 11/27/2018 5:13:20 PM. By Sharron Halpert

We have been talking about the four different ratings from firestop F rating for fire, T rating for temperature, L rating for air leakage...

  

Highlights of US General Services Administration - GSA’s 2018 report: The Impact of High-Performance Buildings

Posted on 10/10/2018 5:02:58 PM. By ASC

The Impact of High-Performance Buildings (click to enlarge) This report demonstrates how “GSA’s high-performance buildings ...

  

Adhesive Curing by Induction

Posted on 9/20/2018 2:23:26 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Stringent productivity improvement requirements in many industrial, appliance and automotive production demand very short adhesive c...

  

The Riggors of Firestop Tests – T Rating Codes

Posted on 9/13/2018 12:17:32 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Welcome back to our discussion.  We have been talking about the various ratings that firestop applications can provide. We have alre...

  

Adhesives and Sealants Transitional Connections

Posted on 9/6/2018 4:15:42 PM. By Paul Bertram

System installation defects and lack of assembly/system building science impacts performance of sealants and adhesives. In my travels thi...

  

High Performance Adhesives and Sealants by UV Cure

Posted on 7/17/2018 2:05:04 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Significant progress has been made in industrial, medical, and electronic adhesive technologies to accommodate the need of rapidand stron...

  

The Rigors of Firestop Tests – Part 2

Posted on 7/9/2018 6:25:28 PM. By Sharron Halpert

When you look at a firestop detail and see the F rating, T rating, L rating and W rating. What does that all mean? Last post, located HER...

  

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...