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Air Barriers: Impermeable or Permeable?
Patching: Extending the life of masonry
- 54November 2010 Indiana limestone patio pavers, pool coping, and wall cap combine with other types of natural stone to create a smooth and pleasing outdoor living area that stays cool to the touch. Photo ©2010 Indiana Limestone Company/MyersCroxton Group. Indiana Limestone: A Natural Wonder How and why calcium carbonate, deposited…
- 53November 2009 Green Building & Natural Stone Slate Floor-Courtesy of Michael Reis, BNP Media Sustainability Through Natural Stone A conversation with the Natural Stone Council’s John Mattke By Brett Martin Three years ago, the Natural Stone Council (NSC) took enormous steps to establish natural stone as a preferred, sustainable building…
- 46October 2008 Green Building Initiating the Initiative in Your Business By Jennie Farnsworth In the last five years, several regions of the United States have survived some of the most devastating natural phenomena. From the hurricane-ravaged areas of New Orleans to the tornado that leveled Greensburg, Kan., Mother Nature has…
- 45Case Study: Air Barriers A silicone, liquid-applied air barrier keeps Scheels cold-weather construction moving forward. When it opens this summer, the new 220,000-square-foot Scheels All Sports Super Store in Overland Park, Kan. – the 26th in a chain of Scheels stores across 11 states – will house the largest selection…