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2014-01-04 23:23:29

The Garland Aero-Block™ product line offers air, vapor and water barrier solutions for all six sides of the building enclosure.

2014-01-04 23:20:19

Air, vapour and water barrier solutions for all six planes of the building enclosure are now provided by the Garland Aero-Block™ product line.

2010-10-29 16:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Company's BlueskinVP(TM) -- the next generation in air barrier technology for today's "green" homes -- is being showcased as part of the "Think Green" series of WEtv's "Designing Spaces" on October 31 and November 1 and 12 at 9:30 a.m. (ET/PT).

2008-10-13 09:00:25

By Ann Robinson and Annie Vernon A discussion of air and moisture barriers -- hmmm, that's enough to make you stop reading immediately, right? But what if we told you the proper construction materials and techniques could save you big money on energy bills and save your home from mold and other moisture-related problems? Letting air and moisture penetrate your home has several adverse effects.

2005-10-07 13:33:46

U.S. commercial building owners could save substantially on annual heating and cooling energy costs by improving airtightness of their buildings' envelope, according to a recent National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) study. The research used simulation software to evaluate the energy impact of improved air barriers in three typical non-residential buildings in five cities, each in a different climate zone. The results predicted potential annual heating and cooling energy cost...


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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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