Monthly Archives: December 2014

Spotlight on New Year’s Resolutions

I did a quick Google search this morning and found the top 10 New Year’s Resolution that people make are as follows: Lose Weight and Get Fit Quit Smoking Learn Something New Eat Healthier and Diet Get Out of Debt and Save Money … Continue reading

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Product spotlight on FastTack All-Weather Firestop Spray

SpecSeal® FastTack® Firestop Spray dries rapidly and cures in the presence of atmospheric moisture to form a durable, flexible, water-resistant shield against the propagation of fire, smoke and combustion byproducts. Check out this video highlighting one of the key benefits…. As you … Continue reading

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Spotlight on safety

I was called in for a job site walk-through the other day to look at the firestop, or should I say lack-thereof, at building that was built around World War II. First we met in the warm, safe confines of an … Continue reading

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Spotlight on LEED

LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. To receive LEED certification, building projects satisfy prerequisites and earn points to achieve different levels of certification. Prerequisites and … Continue reading

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Product Spotlight on SPEEDFLEX Top Track Gasket (TTG) for construction joints

In sub-freezing temperatures, caulk sometimes becomes very difficult to work with. So the innovators back at the STI lab came up with the coolest product for construction joints at the head or bottom of the wall, no matter the weather, … Continue reading

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Product Spotlight on Self Leveling Silicone Firestop Sealant

Check out this video that Mark Nunn and I made (I will admit, it needs some editing… for a quick reference check out 1:25 and 2:45) installing UL System CAJ8022 using STI’s SpecSeal Self Leveling SIL Silicone Firestop Sealant. STI’s self-leveling product is … Continue reading

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