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 •  November 8

Research Associate, National Research Council Canada Throughout my time as an engineer engaged in building science, there rarely has been a dull moment. Each day, I am faced with challenges such as current climate change adaptation initiatives and material advancement. As a chemical engineering graduate, my work at National Research Council Canada...

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 •  November 3

Building code is complicated but complying doesn’t have to be. We’ve made a simple method for architects to evaluate wall system options. Ensuring that architects meet code requirements for wall assemblies in Canada can be challenging, expensive and confusing. The reality for architects, however, is that these requirements need to be understood...

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 •  November 1

It would be a safe bet to assume that any contractor entering winter along the Straits of Mackinac in northern Michigan considers the weather as a significant barrier to staying on schedule. For the Construction Manager, Spence Brothers and the mason, Straus Masonry, a bit of clever design for enveloping the structure, backed by building science,...

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 •  September 29

MIDLAND, Mich. - September 28, 2017 During remodeling projects where wall frames are exposed, it’s sometimes discovered that gaps exist between foam insulation boards. While it’s typically assumed the cause of gaps is believed to be shrinkage of the foam, there is mounting evidence that shrinkage is not necessarily the cause of gaps. Testing for...

Dow Building Solutions

 •  September 28

This article was originally published on Smart Cities Council blog. The smartest schools have been built from the ground up, literally, with materials that boost efficiency, comfort, safety and financial savings. From the very first atom, critical school building blocks— insulation, cement, recreation surfaces—can be developed with chemistries...

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 •  September 21

Dow Announces the launch of GREAT STUFF PROTM Gasket a water-based, one-component, compressible spray foam Midland, Mich - September 20, 2017 - Dow Building Solutions, a global business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products division, today introduced a water-based, one-component sealant foam technology used to improve air sealing performance by...

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 •  September 13

An extension to Westfield London, the largest covered shopping development in the capital, will use Dow Building Solution’s FLOORMATE™ 500-A in the provision of new car parking facilities. The £1bn extension will add a further 740,000 sq ft of retail space in addition to leisure and community facilities, and much needed housing for the local...

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 •  August 30

Adversity can come in many forms – from a severe weather event like a tornado, a natural event like an earthquake, or an infrastructure failure like the Flint water crisis. All of these have social, economic and welfare impacts on the community. While some adverse events can be anticipated and prevented by making sure good practices and...

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 •  August 23

Productivity is a significant consideration for businesses, as staff costs typically can make up anywhere between 50 and 85 percent of a business’s budget. Employees can be the most expensive factor, according to Billy Grayson of Liberty Property Trust, and increasing their productivity even a small percentage can make a more significant impact on...

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 •  August 4

GREAT STUFF PRO™ Window & Door Insulating Foam Sealant delivers high performance and yield to Canadian market Dow Building & Construction (DB&C), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), today introduced a new formulation of GREAT STUFF PRO™ Window & Door Insulating Foam Sealant in Canada. This newly enhanced, low-pressure-build...