"These solutions are enhancing our work to help the market design and build more resilient, safer and healthier buildings."
TOLEDO, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) is presenting new technologies that demonstrate
how the company’s building science is advancing sustainability, safety,
transparency and technology in buildings across North America at the AIA
Conference on Architecture 2019, June 6-7, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“Owens Corning is advancing building science technologies, services and
certification to serve architects, building owners and occupants with
performance-driven solutions that make a difference,” said Carmelo
Carrubba, vice president of insulation strategic marketing. “These
solutions are enhancing our work to help the market design and build
more resilient, safer and healthier buildings.”
FOAMGLAS® Cellular Glass for Mission
Critical Roofing Applications
Owens Corning is introducing FOAMGLAS® cellular glass in the
North American market to deliver outstanding performance for mission
critical commercial roofs. Engineered to provide redundancy and
stability to the roof membrane even under sustained stress, FOAMGLAS®
insulation supports a broad spectrum of high-performing applications,
and can support rooftop equipment such as solar assemblies. FOAMGLAS®
insulation delivers outstanding compressive strength while being fire
resistant and impervious to moisture, offering an extra layer of
protection against water penetration.
Owens Corning® Thermafiber® Builds on LifeSafety Expertise with New
Following the launch of the industry’s first formaldehyde free perimeter
fire containment system, Owens Corning’s lifesafety leadership continues
with the introduction of its newest innovation, the patented Owens
Corning Thermafiber Mullion Cover bracket. This labor-saving bracket can
attach mullion covers in hard to reach areas of the curtain wall
spandrel and in spaces where traditional access methods are limited.
New RainBarrier® ci Mineral Wool Products Offer Best Compressive
Strength in the Market
Owens Corning is expanding its RainBarrier® continuous insulation (ci)
portfolio with the announcement of new products offering better
compressive strength. Resistant to fire, non-combustible Thermafiber®
RainBarrier® ci offers specifiers and architects a true continuous
insulation. The new products designed for exceptional performance in
critical areas of the building enclosure will be made to order during
the second half of 2019.
‘Build Your Own Wall’ Experience Expands Leadership in the Digital
During the conference, architects can experience the Build Your Own Wall
digital resource launching on Owens Corning’s “Enclosure Solutions”
website. Containing tested solutions researched and evaluated by Owens
Corning’s building science experts, the flexible technology allows
architects to create customizable wall and structural back-up solutions
built around their enclosure challenges. The Build Your Own Wall was
inspired by architects’ feedback and interest in tools to help simplify
designs of wall and roof applications using tested systems to meet
different performance needs. All the systems featured include a full
specification package, helping architects save time while accessing the
information needed to achieve their design and performance objectives.
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass
composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve
acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people
live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb
appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass
composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more
durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that
deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the
world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations
in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with 20,000 employees
cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based
in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion.
Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 65 consecutive
years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.