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Optimizing Multifamily Weather Barrier Design

Optimizing Multifamily Weather Barrier Design

Building a multifamily property to simultaneously meet code, profit goals, peer-property requirements, and tenant needs requires business flair and discipline. Learn how a new class of fluid applied WB technology reinvents installation ease for multifamily construction.

Multifamily Weather Barrier, 2.0

Multifamily Weather Barrier, 2.0

Building Science & Sustainability Leader with the DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center, Benjamin Meyer, discusses what the new Tyvek® Fluid Applied WB+ system means to multifamily architects, owners, developers, builders, and consultants.

DuPont™ Tyvek® Fluid Applied WB+™ Fast Facts

DuPont™ Tyvek® Fluid Applied WB+™ Fast Facts

Frequently Asked Questions around the use of DuPont™ Tyvek® Fluid Applied WB+™ for Multifamily construction.

Fluid Applied Weather Barrier Systems for Multifamily Value & Performance

Fluid Applied Weather Barrier Systems for Multifamily Value & Performance

When it comes to fluid applied weather barrier (WB) systems, it’s good to know multifamily architects, specifiers, owners, developers, builders, and consultants can have it both ways: Above-code building performance from a trusted name with fast, simple one-pass application using standard spray application tools.

Commercial Specifications Resource Center

Commercial Specifications Resource Center

The following information is being provided as a resource for more information about the DuPont products listed in Product MasterSpec Section 072500 Weather Barriers and Section 072726 Fluid Applied.

Building Envelope CEU: Take our new video CEUs right from our site on NFPA 285 and Fluid Applied Air Barrier Membranes.

Building Envelope CEU: Take our new video CEUs right from our site on NFPA 285 and Fluid Applied Air Barrier Membranes.

Stay up-to-date and earn hours towards your continuing education requirements with Building Envelope systems CEU for construction professionals. Take our new video CEUs right from our site on NFPA 285 and Fluid Applied Air Barrier Membranes.

Cut Standards

Cut Standards

To facilitate the choice of mechanical (cut) protective clothing, both the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the European Union (EU) have developed cut standards for selection criteria.

Thermal Regulations Overview

Thermal Regulations Overview

DuPont offers an overview of the typical regulation hazard codes and the leading thermal regulations impacting personal protective equipment (PPE).

NESC® C2 Overview

NESC® C2 Overview

NESC® C2 sets best practices and rules to protect utility workers in the construction, maintenance, and operation of electric supply and communication lines and equipment.

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Nomex®

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Nomex®

Durable, inherently fire-resistant Nomex® fiber has an excellent wear life and helps contribute to bottom-line savings.

What Keeps You Safe?

What Keeps You Safe?

“What Keeps You Safe?” PPE videos from DuPont show how heroes in firefighting, military, law enforcement, and emergency response rely on DuPont invention and innovation.

NFPA 2113 Overview

NFPA 2113 Overview

NFPA 2113 specifies the minimum selection, care, use, and maintenance requirements for flame-resistant garments for use by industrial personnel in areas at risk from flash fires or short-duration flame exposure that are compliant with NFPA 2112.

NFPA 2112 Overview

NFPA 2112 Overview

NFPA 2112, the standard on flame-resistant garments for protection of industrial personnel against flash fire, provides minimum requirements for the design, construction, evaluation, and certification of flame-resistant garments for use by industrial personnel.

Flame-Resistant Technologies – FRT vs. Inherent

Flame-Resistant Technologies – FRT vs. Inherent

What are the differences between “inherent” and “treated” flame resistant fabrics? Learn how each fabric reacts when exposed to heat, and when flame-resistant properties can be removed.

Composite Building Panels with HFFR Core Layer

Composite Building Panels with HFFR Core Layer

Using DuPont™ Elvaloy® AC as an HFFR core layer base resin can help manufacturers improve flame retardance and sound deadening of composite building panels.

Current Offers

Current Offers

Here, you’ll find all of our offers and promotions for DuPont™ Corian® solid Surface and Zodiaq® quartz surfaces.

Energy Efficient Homes

Energy Efficient Homes

DuPont Building Envelope systems bring 30 years of innovation to providing air and moisture control for today’s energy efficient homes and commercial buildings.

Building Science Experts

Building Science Experts

Meet the DuPont building science experts responsible for developing innovative, energy efficient building envelope products and knowledge solutions.

Commercial Building Envelope Design

Commercial Building Envelope Design

Commercial building professionals trust Tyvek® air and water barriers to provide a simple, cost-effective way to improve energy efficiency and lower total operating costs over time, when used as part of a building envelope design solution.

Earn LEED® Certification Points with DuPont Surfaces

Earn LEED® Certification Points with DuPont Surfaces

Earn LEED® certification points with DuPont™ Corian® and DuPont™ Zodiaq® surfaces.

Sustainable Design Just Got Easier

Sustainable Design Just Got Easier

Thanks to the durable and renewable properties of Corian®, consumers, builders, architects and designers can do their part for their environment.

Take the Virtual Hospital Tour

Take the Virtual Hospital Tour

Explore how DuPont materials are being utilized in healthcare spaces.

Healthcare Design and DuPont Innovation

Healthcare Design and DuPont Innovation

Healthcare building design is changing and DuPont is at the forefront, collaborating with healthcare architects and designers to create innovative new healthcare building design solutions.

Cut Test Methods

Cut Test Methods

Review the various cut test methods used by regional and global standards groups to rate the level of cut protection of gloves and other accessories.

DuPont Bio-Based Products

DuPont Bio-Based Products

Bio-based products are a critical component of DuPont’s efforts to reduce dependence on fossil fuels. When it comes to bio-based products, DuPont science is innovating across the entire development chain, from seeds and feedstocks through proprietary fermentation and chemical processes to the final high-performance, economically efficient products our customers demand.

Sorona® and Bio-Based Product Labels

Sorona® and Bio-Based Product Labels

The USDA BioPreferred Certification of DuPont™ Sorona® means manufacturers can offer innovative products that customers can readily identify. Innovative products help reduce the use of fossil fuels and help reduce emissions.

PE-Aluminum Adhesive with Bynel®

PE-Aluminum Adhesive with Bynel®

Tailored DuPont™ Bynel® resins can be used in composite building panels to meet a range of PE-aluminum adhesive needs.

DuPont Interior Design Trends

DuPont Interior Design Trends

DuPont and forecasting agency Global Color Research help architects, designers, and fabricators explore future interior design trends in color tone and texture.

PE-Aluminum Adhesive with Bynel®

PE-Aluminum Adhesive with Bynel®

Tailored DuPont™ Bynel® resins can be used in composite building panels to meet a range of PE-aluminum adhesive needs.

Our Vision

Our Vision

At DuPont Surfaces, we strive to offer unique, beautiful products that stand the test of time. In this quest, we remain committed to the pillars of innovation, inspiration, beauty, and reality that act as the guidepost for our organization.

EPA Guidelines

EPA Guidelines

Brief summary of the US EPA's (Environmental Protection Agency) "Level's of Protection (LOP)" as applicable to those individuals involved in handling hazardous materials. LOP's are based on the type of respiratory protection required to ensure the safety of the user under the specified conditions of use.

Oeko-Tex Standard 100 for Sorona®

Oeko-Tex Standard 100 for Sorona®

In August of 2011, DuPont™ Sorona® received Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 Class 1 Certification — third-party verification that Sorona® polymer meets the most stringent safety standards and is suitable for a wide range of carpet and textile applications including those intended for babies and toddlers.

Match Any Color with Corian® Custom Colors

Match Any Color with Corian® Custom Colors

Introducing DuPont™ Corian® Custom Colors - you supply a color sample and the color scientists at DuPont will match it as exactly as possible.

Tedlar® Film Provides Long Lasting Protection for Interior and Exterior Architectural Applications

Tedlar® Film Provides Long Lasting Protection for Interior and Exterior Architectural Applications

Tedlar® PVF film provides cost effective long lasting aesthethic protection that is easy to clean and safe for archetectural applications.

Corian® Design Studios

Corian® Design Studios

DuPont™ Corian® Design Studios help fire the imaginations of architects, designers, and fabricators with innovative and inspiring uses of DuPont™ Corian® solid surface.

Training and Continuing Education

Training and Continuing Education

At DuPont, we take particular satisfaction in our work with the creative community: architects, designers, artists. That’s why we are committed to providing continuing education classes and seminars, to help us create ever more beautiful and functional buildings.

Flow Architect featuring DuPont Surfaces

Flow Architect featuring DuPont Surfaces

FLOW Architech chief designer and founder, Shadi Shahrokhi, discusses his FLOW speaker designs and why he chooses to work with DuPont™ Corian® solid surface.

Corian® Color Evolution

Corian® Color Evolution

A refined and enhanced color palette for DuPont™ Corian®

View PDF | FR Garment Comfort: Explaining the Mystery

View PDF | FR Garment Comfort: Explaining the Mystery

This article discusses the complex issue of FR garment comfort, explaining the three pillars of comfort and the importance of conducting a wear trial.

View PDF | The 3 Second Myth: FR Compliance vs. Protection

View PDF | The 3 Second Myth: FR Compliance vs. Protection

Do you choose FR clothing based on compliance or protection? This article explains the importance of choosing FR garments based on specific hazards.

View PDF | Your Safety is Nothing to Experiment With: Got PPE?

View PDF | Your Safety is Nothing to Experiment With: Got PPE?

This article discusses various aspects of the University of California’s journey to address personal protection across its network of labs on its many campuses. Highlights of the article include key milestones and benefits.

View PDF | Do I Need Dual Hazard Protection?

NFPA 70E® Electric Arc

NFPA 70E® Electric Arc

The NFPA 70E® electric arc flash standard addresses electrical safety–related work practices for employee workplaces that are necessary for the practical safeguarding of employees relative to the hazards associated with electrical energy during activities such as the installation, inspection, operation, maintenance, and demolition of electric conductors, electric equipment, signaling and communications conductors and equipment, and raceways.

Comfort & Heat Stress

Comfort & Heat Stress

For maximum protection against fires, the body must be covered as completely as possible with flame-resistant protective clothing. This requires long pants and long sleeves, making for hot work in warm and humid climates. Understandably, industrial workers may be concerned about potential heat stress when wearing protective apparel. Learn more about the factors that can lead to heat stress, and how DuPont brands can help offer comfort and protection in protective garments.

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®

Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®

The superior lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®, as well as its thermal-resistant protection and ease of maintenance, sets it apart from FR-treated fabrics. See how Protera® compares.

Our Partners

How DuPont™ Sorona® is Made

How DuPont™ Sorona® is Made

Using glucose as the basis for Bio-PDO™, a bio-based monomer, DuPont created a renewably sourced ingredient for biobased fibers like DuPont™ Sorona®, which is used in everyday products, like carpet and apparel.

About the Project

About the Project

For over 40 years, DuPont™ Nomex® and Kevlar® have been committed to providing material solutions that help improve the safety of workers—from industrial workers to EMTs and firefighters. ‘Together We Rise to Any Challenge’ was created to help document the life-saving stories of firefighters through a combination of videotaped interviews and individual portraits.

Air Leakage Testing

Air Leakage Testing

Air leakage testing shows Tyvek® commercial air barrier assemblies exceed a range of requirements, when tested in accordance with ASTM E2357.

Controlling Air Leakage

Controlling Air Leakage

Tyvek® presents myths and facts about airtightness, and the impact of air leakage on energy use, durability, comfort and indoor air quality.

Corian® Ideas for Your Next Design

Corian® Ideas for Your Next Design

Corian® solid surface lets your ideas run wild with endless possibilities for lighting and textural effects, monolithic flowing forms, and bold, unique colors.

Where to Buy Information

Where to Buy Information

Find a representative, manufacturer, or distributor; learn more about our products and where to purchase them.

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