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May 17, 2018

Experience the Future: Visit a Passive House during International Passive House Days

You’ve heard of Passive House. You’ve noticed a Passive House job site near you.  Or you’ve read about the growing number of Passive House buildings in magazines, newspapers and blog posts. Now you can experience for yourself, what all the buzz is about. This June 8-10th, is the annual International Passive House Days event, where owners of Passive House […]

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A Tiny House Plan Proving Big Ideas

May 17, 2018

Our customers are typically interested in building better – with more concern for the environment, energy use, natural materials, and people’s health.  Occasionally we have a customer with very particular and serious needs and Terran Palmer-Angell has been one such customer. Terran not only had ambitions that aligned with our own, but the care and execution he and […]

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Project Spotlights

Airtight Wright: Using INTELLO to Restore an Architectural Relic

May 4, 2018

UPDATE: Award-Winning Restoration In May 2018 Docomomo US, a non-profit organization dedicated to the documentation and conservation of the modern movement, announced the 13 recipients of the 2018 Modernism in America Awards, which included Lurie House. The thoughtful renovation of Lurie House led the jury to award Kaneji Domoto a Citation of Merit stating, “this is […]

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Introduction to ADHERO, the Fully-Adhered Membrane

May 2, 2018

Welcome to the family Right on the tail of the release of VISCON, a liquid-applied membrane, Pro Clima is releasing ADHERO: a fully-adhered, high-performance WRB developed for commercial applications. Unlike similar membranes, it manages to be waterproof and vapor-open without relying on pores. Like other SOLITEX membranes in the Pro Clima family, it’s a monolithic TEEE vapor-open material.   […]

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Materials & Assemblies

Smart Vapor Control, Magical Thinking and Goldilocks

April 27, 2018

Be sure to protect your building for its entire lifetime. In an endurance test, it is critical to have capabilities in reserve to handle the unexpected, and the life of a building enclosure is an endurance test. The greatest threat to a building’s longevity is moisture damage. Consequently, moisture risks must be mitigated by maintaining […]

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