Building Paper in the News

Many of you know that the standard for testing water holdout, ASTM D779, is also known as the boat test.  We decided that we were not content with standard test, and actually built a boat using Super Jumbo Tex 60 Minute building paper.  Not long ago, we launched it on Lake Tahoe. That boat would […]

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Grade D Building Paper in the News – “Inward Drive – Outward Drying”

In other news, building science expert extraordinaire, Joe Lstiburek, just published a paper on vapor permeance and the optimal level for a weather-resistive barrier.  His research shows that Asphalt Saturated Kraft building paper (aka “Grade D”) has superior performance in the “sweet spot” of permeance.  That sweet spot is a range of 10-20 perms.  (For […]

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Innovative L7 Flashing™ Takes Honors at PCBc

Fernley, NV, May 27, 2014 – Fortifiber Building Systems Group® is proud to announce that L7 Flashing has been named a winner in the 2014 Parade of Products for this year’s Pacific Coast Builders Conference in San Francisco on June 25-26. L7 Flashing is a uniquely-inspired approach to flashing utility boxes, vents and other through-wall penetrations […]

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Journal Of Light Construction Spotlights Myco Foam

The Journal of Light Construction’s “The Green Police” featured Ecovative’s unique Myco Foam and Myco Board at the 2013 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. With the help of green building expert Alex Wilson, founder and exutive editor of GreenBuild.com, “The Green Police” — Michael Anschel, CEO of Verified Green, and Carl Seville, owner of Seville Consulting — […]

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Architectural Products names WeatherSmart® Commercial Innovative Product

News Release Fortifiber Building Systems Group, 300 Industrial Dr., Fernley, NV 89408 For Immediate Release For More Information Contact: Allen Zeigler Fortifiber Building Systems Group (775) 333-6400 azeigler@fortifiber.com Architectural Products Names WeatherSmart® Commercial Innovative Product Fernley, NV, December 2, 2013 – Architectural Products Magazine awarded WeatherSmart Commercial water-resistive barrier a 2013 Product Innovation Award in its November 2013 […]

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Ecovative and Fortifiber Building Systems Group Form Strategic Partnership to Develop and Sell Environmentally Responsible Insulated Sheathing

News Release Ecovative Design LLC, 70 Cohoes Avenue, Green Island, NY 12183 Fortifiber Building Systems Group, 300 Industrial Dr., Fernley, NV 89408 For Immediate Release For More Information Contact: Laura Munro Fortifiber Building Systems Group (775) 333-6400 lmunro@fortifiber.com Sam Harrington Ecovative (518) 273-3753 ext. 1004 sam@ecovativedesign.com Ecovative and Fortifiber Building Systems Group Form Strategic Partnership […]

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