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Moisture Barriers and Sprayed Foam Insulation

Is a moisture barrier required in addition to sprayed foam insulation?

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When Both a Vapor Retarder and an Under-Slab Void Are Required

Most design professionals understand the importance of using a vapor retarder below a concrete slab-on-grade to deter water vapor from migrating into the building through the slab, and damaging moisture-sensitive floor finishes and equipment.

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AWI vs. WDMA Standards

Do you have specifications for flush wood doors that reference both AWI Section 1300 and the WDMA I.S.1A-04 standards? Has this caused you problems in the bidding stage or worse yet, after doors have arrived at the jobsite?

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Why Specify a Level 5 Gypsum Board Finish?

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COR-TEN and Other Weathering Steel Alloys in Architectural Applications

COR-TEN and other weathering steel alloys are popular among architects for their rusty appearance, which is caused by the actual rusting of the metal.

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