DuPont Performance Building Solutions (PBS) is launching a new,
enhanced wall assembly warranty for commercial building owners,
providing increased peace of mind with systems
that stand the
test of time.
WILMINGTON, Del., June 4, 2019 – Effective June 1,
2019, DuPont Performance Building Solutions will reinforce the trusted
performance of Tyvek®
Commercial products in combination with the durable thermal
properties of STYROFOAM™ and THERMAX™ through the new DuPont
Commercial Wall2 Ten Year
Product and Labor Warranty. For qualifying projects installed using
CommercialWrap® products or Tyvek®
Fluid Applied WB+™, in combination either with STYROFOAM™
Brand Extruded Polystyrene (XPS) or THERMAX™
Brand Rigid Insulation on the above grade wall, the building
will be protected through the “power of two” DuPont Commercial
The new DuPont Commercial Wall2 Product and Labor Warranty will include:
- Water Hold-Out
- Air Hold-Out
- U.V. Exposure
(before cladding installation) and
- Up to 50 years
DuPont’s portfolio of solutions is designed for robust, durable
product performance combined with easy, fast installation for labor
savings. Our scientists and engineers recognize that durable
communities rely on advanced material science with simple,
reproducible installation that can be trusted time after time.
“At DuPont, we test our products and assemblies significantly above
and beyond the building code requirements to develop rigorous
installation details and guides that support our warranty,” said Tom
Evans, Americas Commercial Director, DuPont Performance Building
Solutions. “This unique combined system warranty supports our
company’s strong leadership position in innovations, performance and
reliability. The Commercial Wall “Power of Two” system offering is
part of the first of its kind for one supplier to step up to support
designers/installer/building owners with durable system solutions that
protect structures for thriving communities.”
Visit us and learn more at booth 5838 during the 2019 AIA Conference on
Architecture, taking place June 6-8, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV.
Solutions featured include:
Brand Extruded Polystyrene (XPS) provides energy efficiency
through a more sustainable insulation solution for the entire
building envelope. STYROFOAM™ XPS is the original extruded
polystyrene foam insulation and the first in a portfolio of products
that would continue to grow and evolve to meet the needs of the
building and construction industry and its related markets.
CommercialWrap® building wrap is an air and water barrier made
to stand up to the rigors of commercial job sites, with high
tear-strength, durability, and up to nine months of UV resistance.
Tyvek® Building Envelope Solutions help make buildings more durable,
comfortable and energy-efficient.
Brand Rigid Insulation is a polyisocyanurate rigid board
insulation for interior and exterior continuous insulation. THERMAX™
products include an innovative core surrounded by a tough exterior
facer of a variety of ranges and aesthetic appearance.
Fluid Applied WB+™ is a next-generation weather barrier with
Silyl-terminated polyether (STPE) technology. The Tyvek® Fluid
Applied WB+™ system combines superior air/water holdout and
industry-leading vapor permeability, into a membrane that provides
fast rain resistance with high elongation and recovery properties on
most commercial substrates.
Corian® Exteriors by DuPont has
offered architects around the globe unparalleled design flexibility
for more than a decade. Corian® Solid Surface is a highly durable
and low maintenance material unique with through-body color for
beautiful, yet functional exterior solutions that can be easily
installed as a ventilated rainscreen system.
Flashing and Sealant product line is an
innovative, liquid applied flashing alternative to traditional,
self-adhered flashing tape. These elastomeric spray or trowel
applied products form a tight, seamless barrier along the rough
openings of windows and doors while helping to significantly reduce
- The hyperefficient,
Foam Sealant is designed to fill gaps and penetrations greater
than 2” quickly and affordably, helping eliminate unwanted airflow
throughout a home, ensuring customers are covered top to bottom,
inside and out on every job.
GREAT STUFF™ Insulating
Foam Sealants are specially formulated to seal gaps and cracks
to block air, moisture and even pests — making it perfect for any of
project needs. The GREAT
STUFF PRO™ Series is designed to help pros get the job done
fast, professionally and cost efficiently, providing customers with
more energy efficient, comfortable homes.