FEATURE

Understanding Engineered Rainscreens

When considering the numerous cladding materials on the market, it is important to keep in mind there are really only two types: those that absorb moisture and those that do not. Absorptive claddings include wood, fibre cement, adhered veneers, brick, and stucco; the non-absorptive category encompasses metal, glass, and vinyl.
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NEWS

ASC creates new product category rule for sealants

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) created a first-draft Product Category Rule (PCR) for sealants in North America, which is open for public comment. PCRs set rules the industry should follow when conducting life cycle assessments (LCAs), which is then used to create an environmental product declaration (EPD).
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Educational seminars focal point at architectural glass conference

Glass Canada Magazine is hosting its Top Glass 2016 conference in Mississauga, Ont. on April 20. The gathering, which is geared at the industrial, commercial, and institutional architectural glass industries, will have educational seminars throughout the day that are qualified to give attendees learning credits from the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA)—up to four credits can be earned.
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