Inspiring the Future
||The power & potential of silicon
Where can we find the technologies we need to create buildings that are
both beautiful and energy-efficient? Buildings with a net-zero energy
footprint? Discover how Dow Corning is bringing the power of silicone to
enable sustainable construction.
|A holistic approach
Read how Dow Corning is working with teams across the world to bring ideas and
inspiration to life. (2.7
|Pushing the boundaries
Learn how the Dow Corning
Façade Engineering and Architectural Design Team can help you push the
boundaries of building design.
Featured Case Study For more, visit the
|Fondation Louis Vuitton Deploys SentryGlas® and Dow Corning® Silicone
to float like a sailboat above the treeline of the Bois de Boulogne in
See how Dow Corning® 993 Silicone Structural Glazing Sealant
and Dow Corning® 791 Silicone Weatherproofing Sealant showed
excellent chemical compatibility to the SentryGlas® interlayer used to create
this striking architectural masterpiece.
Read the case
|Crystal clear connections enabled by innovative silicone film
By using Dow Corning® Transparent Structural Silicone Adhesive
(TSSA), Press Glass was able to improve natural daylight opening and increase
energy efficiency of the building.
Read the case study.
|Silicones secure complex façade of landmark conference and congress
The ICE Kraków Congress Centre's façade, comprised of a mixture of glass,
ceramics and aluminum, had several different sealant needs. Dow Corning®
brand sealants were extensively used for the façade construction in such ways
as for the secondary seal of the insulating glass units, to structurally attach
the glass units, for the movement joints around windows and doors and secured
the ceramic panels to the curtain wall frame.
|Cost-effective restoration of historic St. Louis building
Using Dow Corning® AllGuard Silicone Elastomeric Coating on a
historical building allowed the project to improve waterproofing and provide
|All-silicone product solutions simplify installation enhance
Learn how the innovative building design boasts thermal performance 40%
better than required by current Seattle Building Code.
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|Extreme energy efficiency
A super-thin insulation solution is helping the owner of the Kiln
Apartments pursue the aggressive Passive House standard for energy
Featured Videos For
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Dow Corning® Air Barrier System – Instruction Videos for Contractors
Explore our series of videos regarding application of the Dow
Corning® Air Barrier System.
High performance insulation solutions to meet design and performance
Dow Corning's solutions help meet the growing needs of the
construction industry. Watch Jean-Paul Hautekeer, Mikkel Kragh and Charlie
Zimmer discuss the emerging customer needs in the industry and how
Dow Corning's solutions are helping meet them, in a feature captured by
The Business Channel TV.
Dow Corning high performance building solutions for sustainable
Overview of Dow Corning's newest innovations for high performance