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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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Metal Decks in Construction: Tremco’s Vegetated Roof Options

Vegetated Roofs (VR’s) are perfectly suitable when designed properly over these types of substrates.  On a Western Canadian project in Vancouver, a VR Max green roof system was successfully used.  An appropriate thickness and fastened gypsum board was mechanically fastened, the joints reinforced and waterproofed by a thick 215-mil TREMproof® 6100 hot-applied system with a root barrier embedded directly….

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Innovative Technology making Curtain Wall Connections “Quicker, Easier and Cleaner”

The connections from a curtain wall to a block wall steel structure or wood structure used to be a multi-step process for Oakville Glass & Mirror Ltd. in Oakville, Ontario.  It required priming the wall and the peel-and-stick air barrier membrane before installation, adding time and labor to the project.  On wood structures, the movement….

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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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