Keeping pace with energy code requirements and how to meet them can be a challenge. With Dow Building Solutions it's as easy as 1, 2, 3!Watch our featured video for Air Sealing Metal Buildings
Identify Energy Code &
Depending on where the building is located, the energy code and climate zone should be easily defined. States continue to adopt newer editions for improved energy efficiency and air barrier requirements.
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THERMAX™ Insulation meets the new continuous insulation requirements of ASHRAE 90.1-2010 and more!
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Determine the Insulation
Continuous insulation (ci) is the cornerstone to meeting a code’s energy requirements, which can easily be met
The air barrier requirement of ASHRAE 90.1-2010 will bring a new dimension to how buildings are sealed.
Achieve a continuous air and moisture barrier and excellent energy efficiency with:
FROTH-PAK™ Foam Insulation has also passed third-party testing to meet air barrier component requirements and meets NFPA 286 approval for roof/wall juncture sealing.
Detail the Air Barrier
Newer model energy codes - ASHRAE 90.1-2010 and IECC 2012 - require mandatory air barriers. Dow offers cost-effective and field-tested methods to meet these requirements. Code compliance has never been so easy.
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In The News
Dow Ranked in the Top 25 of Metal Construction News’ Readers’ Choice Product Awards (see pages 20 and 21).
November 1, 2010 – Dow and ORNL Give 50-Year-Old Building an Energy Efficiency Retrofit
The New Retrofit Standard – Oak Ridge National Lab MCN Article Reprint (381KB PDF)