Paint with the power to kill bacteria

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Sherwin-Williams recently introduced Paint Shield®, the first U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered microbicidal paint that kills more than 99.9 percent of Staph (Staphylococcus aureus), MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), E. coli (Escherichia coli), VRE (Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis), and Enterobacter aerogenes within two hours of exposure on a painted surface.

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Screw-less stud-to-track attachment for metal framing

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CEMCO’s NEW TAB TRACK provides a screw-less stud-to-track attachment for metal stud wall framing using bendable tabs. The tabs are evenly spaced throughout the track leg to provide consistent on-center stud layout without requiring a tape measurer. They also enable placement for additional studs that may be off-layout.

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Bringing building product information wherever you go

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Most design/construction professionals already know ARCAT.com is the most used building product information website, with no registration or fees required. But have you downloaded the ARCAT App? It helps architects, engineers, and contractors in the productivity of the design-build process, from design to construction to facility management.

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Complete solutions for installing adhered masonry veneer systems

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The LATICRETE® Masonry Veneer Installation System (MVIS™) is designed to offer complete solutions for adhered masonry veneers, including thin brick, manufactured stone, and natural stone. MVIS provides a permanent, high-strength installation that is freeze/thaw-stable and protects from water intrusion.

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High-performance DiamondPlus® Coating

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The durability of cold-formed steel (CFS) framing depends greatly on its ability to resist corrosion. In extensive testing of the corrosion resistance of ClarkDietrich’s DiamondPlus® Coating, as compared to standard G40 steel, the results are clear.

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Perfectly flat, dry floors delivered faster, safer, greener

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The LATICRETE® SUPERCAP® System is a time-saving, cost-effective method in finishing new concrete or capping existing slabs. This proven lean tool provides benefits right from the start of concrete placement in Division 03 and flows through to Division 09.

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EQ coatings educational campaign launched

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The steel stud industry has changed considerably over the last several years. The proliferation of building information modeling (BIM), an increased emphasis on product transparency, and the advent of proprietary products that increase jobsite efficiency have pushed the industry forward.

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Structural precast concrete: Build with speed

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When it comes to saving time, Fabcon structural precast can be an ideal construction method—one of its key benefits is the material’s ‘completeness.’ In other words, each panel delivers exterior cladding, load-bearing, insulation, and interior substrate functions simultaneously.

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Examining one of the most efficient thermal anchors on the market

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Heat transfer through the wall cavity is a major source of lost energy—and ultimately dollars spent on heating and cooling. Hohmann & Barnard has developed an innovative new anchor combining a stainless steel barrel with a proprietary UL 94 coating to create a thermal break in the wall cavity.

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Drained and back-ventilated ACM panels engineered for hurricanes

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SAF Series C4000 RainScreen aluminum composite material (ACM) systems allow moisture to permeate the outside wall, but subsequently drain through weep holes along the bottom edge of each panel. A strip of composite material in the reveal between each panel (instead of caulk) creates a more uniform appearance.

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