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 Solutions
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 Space
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.