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SPRI’s Position: ES-1 Tested Products

May 2018 It is SPRI’s position that for edge securement products to comply with Section 1504.5 of the IBC each edge securement product must be tested for resistance in accordance with test methods RE-1, RE-2 and RE-3 of ANSI/SPRI ES-1 and that the testing must be...

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DORA – Your Search Just Got Easier

May 2018 It’s challenging to specify the right materials and assemblies for a commercial roof system to satisfy a building’s specific performance and safety requirements. Even with design considerations in place, existing resources for finding applicable roof...

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Air Barriers and Vapor Retarders

April 2018 By Joan Crowe, GAF & Al Janni, Duro-Last, Inc Air barrier basics The primary function of an air barrier is to prevent or restrict air leakage through a building’s envelope. Air barriers are intended to control air flow from the exterior to the interior...

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