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August 2016

Volume 55, Number 8


Air Barriers and Insulation
The Importance of Air Barriers

Air, Vapor, and Water-Resistive Barriers:
Important considerations for material selection
and code compliance

An Interview With Russ Snow, 2016 President of the Air Barrier Association of America

Mixers, Pumps and Delivery Systems
Masonry Grout Pumps and Delivery Systems: Material Valve Designs

Moisture Management
Differences Between Rainscreen Walls and Cavity Walls

Case Study
Drainage and Air Circulation Help Prolong the Life and Look of Austin Apartment Complex

Managing Moisture in Masonry Wall Assemblies

Case Study
Benefits of Silane-Siloxane Sealer for Older Brick Buildings



From The Editor
Chairman’s Message
Government Affairs
New Products
Special Report
Trowel Tech
Business Building
Full Contact Project Manager
Classified Advertising

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