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HydroGap, manufactured by Benjamin Obdyke, recently received an evaluation report (ESR# 3394) from ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), providing evidence that HydroGap Drainable Housewrap meets code requirements. Building officials, architects, contractors, specifiers, designers and others utilize ICC-ES Evaluation Reports to provide a basis for using or approving HydroGap in construction projects under the International Building and International Residential Codes. ICC-ES President Mark Johnson...

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Packaged for Performance: Weather, vapor, and air barriers protect buildings and their occupants—but when should each be used? Buildings shield us from the natural elements, yet they too require protection to ensure their performance and integrity. To this end, the many layers of materials comprising a building envelope work together in keeping it—and us—healthy. Source: Read the rest of the article by Alice Liao in ECOBUILDINGpulse

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HORSHAM, Pa. – Benjamin Obdyke Incorporated, a leading provider of roof and wall products to the residential and light-commercial construction markets, today announced the formation of the company’s Innovation Council 2013. Comprised of builders, contractors, designers and architects representing a variety of states and climates, the Innovation Council maintains a dialogue with Benjamin Obdyke about best practices, innovative building solutions, and current needs in the construction...

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