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Properly Encapsulating a Crawlspace
By Vanessa Salvia
For many homeowners, the crawlspace is an out-of-sight, out-of-mind area. However, leaving this space unchecked can lead to moisture problems, poor indoor air quality, and wasted energy. 

The Competent Person
By Gregory Fahrenbruch
When dealing with asbestos, OSHA has requirements for what is considered “a competent person.” Having awareness training is good, but be aware of whether the person giving you advice is actually “competent.”

Pushing the Envelope: Steeply Sloped Green Roofs
By Richard Hayden, GRP, ASLA Emeritus
Architects continue to push the boundaries of design and construction, and the roof is no exception. The roof was once the repository of HVAC equipment and other building utility equipment. No more. 

Transforming Foundations with Fluid-Applied Membranes for Superior Protection
By Emily Newton
Managing moisture is one of the most persistent challenges in building foundations and basements. While many professionals opt for simple dampproofing in this sphere, it’s becoming increasingly common to go further. Opting for fluid-applied waterproofing instead can bring considerable value to a project.

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Summer 2024 News

Deerfield Beach, FL, - Polyglass USA, Inc., a leading manufacturer of roofing and waterproofing solutions, and Mapei, a global manufacturer of adhesives, sealants, and chemical products for the building industry, are proud to announce their joint sponsorship of the...

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The Competent Person

The Competent Person

By Gregory Fahrenbruch Photos courtesy of Gregory Fahrenbruch OSHA has requirements for what is considered “a competent person.” In this context, according to OSHA, a competent person means “one who is capable of identifying existing asbestos hazards in...

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