Latest Air barrier Stories

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...

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
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