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How Seam Sealing Tape Makes It Easy to Address Building Industry Trends

Construction manufacturers, builders and contractors are concerned with constructing safe and energy-efficient buildings that protect occupants from outdoor elements. One key way to do this is by creating a proper building envelope for environmental separation.However, separations between air and vapor barriers and the building envelope can disrupt the barrier’s ability to keep unwanted heat or …

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July 22, 2016 - Building & Construction

Understanding One-Component vs. Two-Component Sealants for Building Construction Projects

Sealants offer a range of applications in both the commercial and residential construction markets. From sub-floors and stairs to windows and roofs, choosing the right product is vital to ensuring safe and proper installation. Currently, there are two types of sealant technologies on the market: one-component and two-component. Let’s take a closer look at each …

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June 8, 2016 - Building & Construction

Construction Sustainability: Why Using Sealants in New, Existing Building Projects is Beneficial

Sustainability initiatives are a growing expectation in all industries, especially construction. As cited by Contract ERP, 40 to 48 percent of all non-residential U.S. construction is considered green, which is a major increase from 1.4 percent in 2005. Why is construction sustainability so important, and how can it be achieved? Let’s find out: Building construction and …

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February 17, 2021 - Building & Construction

How to Minimize VOCs in Home Construction

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) have the potential to cause harmful affects to people and our environment. For the construction market in particular, it’s important to ensure VOC emissions are kept to a minimum in our homes and office buildings. Let’s look at ways VOC levels can be lowered during construction and the role sealants play …

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