Category: What The Experts Say

Wheaton & Sprague talks 2017 Construction Trends

When we first heard about Wheaton & Sprague Engineering, Inc. out of Stow, Ohio (only a half hour away from our Tremco headquarters), we knew there was a great opportunity for collaboration. Two local industry-leading companies focused on the building envelope should use their combined expertise to aid the construction community. John Wheaton is a professional….

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A Day in the Life of a Tremco Technical Specialist

It takes many different roles to implement a company’s international initiatives. Dante Marimpietri, one of Tremco’s Technical Specialists, plays a critical role in this process. He works directly with customers across the globe to help train them on product application and problem-solve any issues on the jobsite. We sat down with Dante to get a….

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Winter Waterproofing: 8 Tips to Help You Apply

We all know the winter months are approaching and fast. But no need to get distraught. Tremco’s Technical Application Specialist, Wes Hensley, gives us 8 ways to survive winter construction. Key Tip: Be sure to follow manufacturers’ application instructions as it relates to freezing and the effect it may have on the products.   8 Tips….

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Stucco Walls: Building for Tomorrow’s World.

The Tremco Sustainable Building Solutions Test Facility is currently busy assisting the Stucco Industry with testing various walls. The team recently completed phase 1 water-testing of eight stucco wall assemblies constructed to investigate performances of two different weather-resistant barriers in four different stucco wall constructions. These wall assemblies featured weather-resistant barriers of Grade-D building paper and Tremco’s….

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Architectural design and engineering complexity demand total glazing solutions

Glazing systems able to accommodate multi-directional movement of +/-5% in each direction.  Joints that appear to disappear.   Engineered solutions for connecting glazing systems to the opaque wall and air barrier.   All backed by performance warranties.  Sound pretty impossible? Essential to meeting the demands of today’s complex architecture and design is the need for Total Glazing….

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Are Manufacturers’ Reps Helping to Keep Your Company Masters Current?

In today’s construction environment, architects and specifiers face the challenge of keeping up-to-date on an ever-increasing array of building products, materials, equipment and expanding standards.  Building design and performance standards are extremely complex and continue to become more and more demanding.  Building products and processes are becoming more complex and sophisticated in response.  Keeping up….

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Restoring Airtightness and Weather Resistance to Window Systems Need Not be Cost-Prohibitive

Window and curtain wall systems will eventually need repair or replacement.  The glazing components used to seal and support the glass or metal panels have been engineered for long-term performance, but over time, exposure to environmental conditions, thermal movement, differential movement between the window and the structure as well as other factors will take their….

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