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What makes Firestop different from other sealants?

Posted on 6/26/2017 1:12:27 PM. By Sharron Halpert

There is one important element in firestop materials that makes them different from so many other sealants is the way they behave in a fi...

  

RED is RIGHT?!? Firestop Colors Explored

Posted on 5/5/2017 2:12:04 PM. By Sharron Halpert

Our last firestop blog shared the history of firestop with you. We talked about some of the cheats the industry had seen in the early day...

  

Outcome Based Functional Performance & Compliance in B&C

Posted on 4/17/2017 1:53:18 PM. By Paul Bertram

This was a topic that I spoke to at ASC’s 2017 Annual Adhesive & Sealant Convention & EXPO in Atlanta this April. Here are ...

  

A History of Firestop in the Building & Construction Industry

Posted on 3/21/2017 5:41:26 PM. By Sharron Halpert

This is the first blog from Sharron Halpert in a series this year on fire protection/firestop in the building & construction industry...

  

Insights to the National Institute of Building Sciences - 2017 Building Innovation Conference

Posted on 2/16/2017 5:33:47 PM. By Paul Bertram

As the 2017 year began, the National Institute of Building Science held its annual Building Innovation conference in Washington DC in Jan...

  

Overview of the ASC 2015-2019 Water Based Adhesives in North America MARKET REPORT

Posted on 2/6/2017 4:51:12 PM. By Steve Duren

The ASC 2015-2019 Water Based Adhesives Report will be the eighth market report that ASC has published over the past 40 months. This repo...

  

Greenbuild 2016: COP21, LEED, v4 Materials, Health-focused Design, Red List Free, EPA Standards, EcoLabels

Posted on 11/22/2016 6:26:12 PM. By Paul Bertram

As of this blog, I am headed for Greenbuild 2016 in Los Angeles This should be an interesting conference with LEEDv4 becoming the current...

  

New Approach to ASC Market Reports with a focus on the latest ASC North America Hot Melt Market Report

Posted on 9/8/2016 3:20:12 PM. By Steve Duren

The ASC 2015-2019 Hot Melt Adhesives in North America Market Report will be the seventh market report that ASC has published over the pas...

  

Energy Efficiency and Opportunities for Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 8/9/2016 3:08:35 PM. By Paul Bertram

Much of the work that I have been engaged with in behalf of Kingspan has been focused on Energy Efficiency and Material transparency. The...

  

A New Aspect of EPDs and Specifications

Posted on 5/26/2016 11:53:56 AM. By Paul Bertram

I just returned from a Bi-Region CSI conference where I sat in on a presentation about EPDs and their relevance to specifications. While ...