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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 ...

  

Climate Change: States, Cities, and Businesses in the United States Are Stepping Up

Posted on 12/15/2017 3:32:26 PM. By Paul Bertram

In June of 2017, US President Donald Trump announced that the United States would pull out of the Paris climate accord, a UN agreement si...

  

Fireproofing, FIRESTOPPING and Fireblocking (Part 2 of 4.)

Posted on 12/7/2017 4:43:00 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 ...

  

Surfactants for Waterborne Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 11/29/2017 2:36:50 PM. By Deb Bhattacharjee

Surfactants are surface active agents lowering surface tension or interfacial tension between two liquids or between a liquid and a solid...

  

Extreme Weather Events and the Greater Role of Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 11/21/2017 3:57:58 PM. By Paul Bertram

In September, I presented at the CSI Construct conference on the topic of resilience. This is topic that I have covered to some degree in...

  

Fireproofing, FIRESTOPPING and Fireblocking (Part 2 of 4)

Posted on 11/14/2017 3:44:04 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 ...