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HPB NEWSBullet Podcast by Jon Kimberlain discussing "Silicone Sealants for Weatherproofing and Glazing"Bullet Dow Corning® High Strength Insulating Glass Sealant Nominated for IChemE Global Award
 

Innovation Spotlight

Thin Insulation Solutions for Thermal Performance ChallengesThin insulation solutions for thermal
performance challenges
An innovative technology from Dow Corning is providing architects and contractors with
a solution that improves thermal performance while expanding design options – Dow Corning® HPI-1000 Building Insulation Blanket. (PDF)  
Dow Corning® AllGuard Silicone Elastomeric Coating enables low-temp, cost effective applications
Same AllGuard technology but now the formula can be applied at temperatures down to 20°F while still providing outstanding substrate protection.– Dow Corning® AllGuard Silicone Elastomeric Coating.(PDF) 
A better barrier
Learn about the only water-based silicone air barrier complemented by a fully compatible system – Dow Corning® Silicone Air Barrier System
When technology meets aesthetics
A unique Transparent Silicone Structural Adhesive (TSSA) is leading a new generation of crystal clear, bonded, point fixed
glass façades. 
Bond with confidence
Cost-effective and easy to use,the Dow Corning® PanelFix System expands building cladding design possibilities while maintaining safety and control. 
 

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Architectural Insulation Modules: Thermal and Structural Performance for Use in Curtain Wall ConstructionBeyond Airtightness: Factors to Consider When Selecting an Air Barrier
By Stanley Yee, LEED® AP Facade Design and Construction Specialist
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Next-generation structural glazing
An advanced engineering evaluation using nonlinear analysis of hyperelastic material that provides significant improvement to structural silicone glazing (SSG) design in high-performance curtain wall systems.
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Structural Glazing: Design under high windload
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Featured Trade Shows / Speaking Events

Americas

Glassbuild
Atlanta, Georgia - September 12-14, 2017

CSI Construct
Providence, Rhode Island - September 13-15, 2017

Europe, Middle East and Africa

Windows, Doors and Facades
Dubai, UAE - September 25-27, 2017

World Architecture Festival
Berlin, Germany - November 15-17, 2017

Glass Supper
London, UK - December 7, 2017

Asia

Fenestration China 2017
Shanghai, China - November 7-11, 2017

 

Inspiring the Future

The Power & Potential of SiliconThe 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. Watch Video Arrow Video
A holistic approach
Read how Dow Corning is working with teams across the world to bring ideas and inspiration to life(2.7 MB PDF)
Pushing the boundaries
Learn how the Dow Corning Façade Engineering and Architectural Design Team can help you push the boundaries of building design.
 

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Fondation Louis VuittonFondation Louis Vuitton Deploys SentryGlas® and Dow Corning® Silicone to float like a sailboat above the treeline of the Bois de Boulogne in Paris
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.
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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.
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Silicones secure complex façade of landmark conference and congress center
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.
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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 substantial cost-savings.
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All-silicone product solutions simplify installation enhance productivity
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 efficiency.
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Learn more about BABB 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 needs
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 construction
Overview of Dow Corning's newest innovations for high performance building. 
 

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