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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
052309800 Adjacent nonporous layer 19
052309700 With an embedded, elongated component 5
20090056255Rigid wall panel system - The invention is a prefabricated rigid wall panel assembly constructed of a plurality of C-shaped studs inserted into kerfs in a foam block. The closed ends of the C-shaped studs and the foam block form substantially planar longitudinal edges of the panel assembly capable of abutting an adjacent panel assembly. Optionally, a header and/or footer plate inserted is into a transverse kerf such that the plate overlaps the ends of the studs, and the header and/or footer plate and the foam block form a substantially planar transverse edge of the panel assembly. Adjacent panel assemblies are preferably secured to one another using a clip, the shape of which depends on the angle at which the panel assemblies abut. Each panel assembly may also have a wire chase.03-05-2009
20090178354Method of manufacturing poly-bonded framed panels - A method of manufacturing a single layer building panel. The building panels include a peripheral frame having vertical and horizontal members. One or more surfaces of the building panel can be configured with a fiber reinforced layer. The building panels can be manufactured with electrical components. The building panels can also be manufactured with openings for windows, doors and the like. The interior of the panel can include a mesh material disposed therein.07-16-2009
20120247043Modular building panels, method of assembly of building panels and method of making building panels - A modular construction system is made of a plurality of panels having peripheral frame elements defining a top channel, a bottom channel and side channels. An exterior planar sheet and an interior planar sheet enclose an inner core region that is filled with an adhesive bonding material that attaches the components together.10-04-2012
20110120039HIGH STRENGTH COMPOSITE FRAMING MEMBERS - A reinforced framing member is comprised of a low density polymer base and a reinforcing member disposed within the base. The reinforcing member can be a metal, wood or a high density polymer. The low density polymer base that is reinforced can have a density of from about 6 to about to about 20 lbs. per cu. foot. The reinforcing member can have a density of from about 30 to about 90 lbs. per cu. foot.05-26-2011
20080250740Structural insulated panels with a rigid foam core and without thermal bridging - A structural insulated panel with a rigid foam core without thermal bridging is disclosed. A particular embodiment includes a rigid foam core having first and second faces, a plurality of stud channels being formed on the first and second faces of the rigid foam core, each of the stud channels being formed in the rigid foam core in an L-shape in cross-section, and a plurality of studs being insertable into the plurality of stud channels such that one face of each of the plurality of studs being external to the first and second faces of the rigid foam core and substantially flush with a face of the rigid foam core, each of the plurality of studs being fabricated using no more than four bends to produce a stud with a hat channel shape in cross-section10-16-2008
052309500 Adhesive 4
20090255201MEMBRANE ROOFING - A foam roofing underlayment is provided with a reinforcement membrane having an array of fastener elements for engaging fastener elements on a flexible roof membrane. The underlayment is formed by molding foam between the reinforcement membrane and a carrier membrane. The underlayment in secured to the roof using washers having fastener elements for engaging the fastener elements of the flexible roof membrane. An anti-peel flap with fastener elements is provided around the periphery of the washers. A slip sheet is used between the underlayment and the flexible roof membrane to permit accurate positioning of the flexible roof membrane prior to engagement of the fastener elements. The interstices between the fastener elements provide lateral moisture paths to vents in the flexible roof membrane.10-15-2009
20080236076MATERIAL FOR PRODUCTION OF JUNCTIONS BETWEEN TWO OBJECTS - The invention relates to a material for the formation of connections between two objects, for example between a roofing tile and a ridge tile. This material is a deformable filter foam, which is impregnated with a substance which is cured when exposed to air. Before the connection is formed, the filter foam with the substance impregnating it, is sealed airtight. When the connection is to be formed, the airtight seal is removed and the substance introduced between the objects to be connected. Due to the exposure to air, which is now possible, the substance becomes cured. This lends the previously soft filter foam a solid structure.10-02-2008
20080245007GYPSUM WOOD FIBER STRUCTURAL INSULATED PANEL ARRANGEMENT - A generally planar, structural insulated panel for building construction includes a pair of outer facings disposed on opposed surfaces of a plastic foam core. Both of the outer facings are gypsum cellulose fiber board such as gypsum wood fiber board. Disposed on the exterior surface of the gypsum wood fiber board on the exterior surface and between another expanded polystyrene insulation panel is a weather resistant barrier that is fastened to the gypsum wood fiber board. The exterior surface of the second insulation panel is fastened to the gypsum wood fiber board by mechanical fasteners. The insulation panels are then coated with a basecoat which has an embedded mesh reinforcement and then a finishing coat is applied to the base coating. Vinyl or aluminum metal siding can be fastened to the structural assembly by G screw fasteners or other mechanical fasteners.10-09-2008
20090056254SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR APPLYING INSULATION TO FOUNDATION WALLS - A system for applying insulation to foundation walls, including a plurality of partitions, each partition defining a longitudinal axis and including a base configured to be fastened to an interior surface of a foundation wall and a baffle extending from the base along an axis substantially perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the partition.03-05-2009
052309600 Open cell 4
20100139194ROOF PANELING SYSTEM - A roof paneling system includes a roof panel comprising an open-cell inorganic foam. The foam can decrease hydraulic conductivity of the roof paneling system, filter rainwater falling on the roof, and reflect excess heat. The open-cell inorganic foam preferably comprises a ceramic or glass, and has a porosity of at least about 20%, a mean pore size less than about 10 mm, and a thickness of at least about 10 mm. The foam can include a hydrophilic compound that further decreases the hydraulic conductivity of the foam. Optionally, the foam can have a reflectivity of at least about 20%.06-10-2010
20090107068Insulation system and method - An insulation system for a cavity of a building structure, including: a layer of plastic foam insulation present on a substrate of the cavity, and a layer of blown-in fiberglass insulation in substantial contact with the layer of plastic foam insulation, wherein the layer of plastic foam insulation is present between the substrate and the layer of blown-in fiberglass insulation.04-30-2009
20100071289FOAM INSULATION STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR INSULATING ANNULAR DUCTS - An annular duct insulation structure includes a substantially rigid annular insulation-retaining insert having a substantially cylindrical outer surface. A viscoelastic insulation foam layer is disposed around the substantially cylindrical outer surface of the insert so as to result in a composite insulation structure of the foam layer and the insert. The foam layer is formed of at least one of (A) a compressed open-cell foam layer or (B) a compressed closed-cell foam layer in which at least a portion of the closed cells has been opened, wherein the foam layer has been compressed sufficiently to permit the composite insulation structure to be slipped into an annular duct without substantial friction, and wherein the foam layer decompresses so as to substantially fill a void between an inner surface of the duct and an outer surface of the foam layer of the composite insulation structure.03-25-2010
20120124927Foam injected wall panel - A structural element (05-24-2012
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20130042556Rapid Deployment Building System - A building system for rapid deployment. In one embodiment, the building system comprises: a first panel having a front surface, a back surface, an edge surface, and at least one structural element; a second panel having a front surface, aback surface, an edge surface, and at least one structural element; and at least one clip for connecting the first panel to the second panel, wherein the first panel and the second panel are formed of expanded polystyrene.02-21-2013
20130074432INSULATED CONCRETE FORM AND METHOD OF USING SAME - The invention comprises connector for a pair of opposed spaced concrete forming panels. The connector comprises an elongate spacer member having flanges formed thereon intermediate a central portion thereof and each opposite end thereof. A portion of at least one end of the spacer member is sized and shaped to selectively engage an elongate panel bracing member. A composite insulated concrete form and a method of using the insulated concrete form are also disclosed.03-28-2013
20100043327INSULATED PANEL - The insulated panel comprises exterior sheathing, studs, rigid foam panels and a spray-pour foam. The rigid foam panels are placed up against the sheathing between the studs, and the spray-pour foam is used to fill in the voids.02-25-2010
20130036696MORTARLESS HOLLOW CORE BLOCK WALL CONSTRUCTION SYSTEM - A system and method of constructing hollow core block walls, either reinforced or not reinforced with a re-designed block and the use of expanding polymer resins system as a filling and binding system replacing the traditional system of binding hollow core blocks with a cementitious mortar or adhesive.02-14-2013
20100325994Foam filling member - A foam filling member that can hold a foam sheet in a looped shape stably, without increasing the number of components, to provide improved vibration suppression and sound insulation. The strip-like foam sheet is formed in a looped shape by bending round it, so that both end portions of the foam sheet are overlapped with each other in a thickness direction thereof to form an overlapped portion therein. Then, insertion shafts of a clip are inserted through the overlapped portion, so that the overlapped portion is held in sandwich relation between a base portion and a head portion to form a foam filling member. Then, a supporting portion of the fixing portion of the clip is inserted in a fixing hole of an inner panel and fixed to the inner panel. After the inner panel and an outer panel are welded, the foam filling member is foamed, cross-linked, and cured by heating in a drying line process at the baking finish, to thereby produce the foam, whereby the interior space of the pillar is filled up with the foam, leaving no space therein.12-30-2010
20120216476BUILDING PANEL, BUILDING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CONSTRUCTING A BUILDING - A building system comprising: a building panel comprising first and second outer sheet members, an inner sheet member disposed between the first and second outer sheet members, and solid insulating material disposed between the first and second outer sheet members and the inner sheet member; a first track member, the first track member and the building panel being arranged such that the panel is engagable along a first side with the first track member and the first track member is connectable to the first and second outer sheet members; a second track member, the second track member and the building panel being arranged such that the panel is engagable along a second side with the second track member and the second track member is connectable to the first and second outer sheet members and the inner sheet member.08-30-2012
20120216475Cold Formed Roof and Columns Building Structure System - An improved roof structure formed of metal sheet s. The structure comprises a plurality of cold formed columns supported by a concrete foundation, a plurality of cold formed girders supported by the plurality of columns, a plurality of cold formed beams supported by the plurality of girders, a plurality of cold formed open web joists supported by the plurality of beams, and a plurality of polystyrene roof boards supported by the plurality of joists.08-30-2012
20100269440Roof tiles and roof tile structures and methods of making same - A roof tile having a mesh covered foam core with a cement-based protective coating, a roof covering formed from such tiles and methods for making same.10-28-2010
20100269439INSULATED PANEL AND SYSTEM FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A MODULAR BUILDING AND METHOD OF FABRICATION THEREOF - An insulated wall panel, comprises a polystyrene foam block having first and second parallel surfaces, top and bottom parallel ends and two parallel side ends, wherein the block is configured to include slots to receive a plurality of studs spaced apart and in parallel relation to one another within the block between the first and second surfaces and the two side ends so that side surfaces of the studs are not exposed. The panel may also include a first track member that is secured to a slab or building foundation and to a bottom end of the studs, and a second track member that is mounted to a top end of the studs.10-28-2010
20130067841AIR BARRIER SYSTEM - An air barrier system is provided. The air barrier system includes a plurality of framing members configured to form insulation cavities. A plurality of panels is attached to an exterior surface of the framing members and gasket material is positioned therebetween. Adjacent panels form joints. Insulative batts are positioned within the insulation cavities. Sealing material is positioned over the joints.03-21-2013
20130067842FLOOR PANEL AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING FLOOR PANELS - In a method for manufacturing floor panels that have at least a substrate and a top layer provided on the substrate, the top layer including a thermoplastic layer that is translucent or transparent, the method may involve providing the top layer, including the thermoplastic layer, on the substrate. The method may also involve heating at least the thermoplastic layer, and structuring the thermoplastic layer using a mechanical press element.03-21-2013
20090272056MODULAR BUILDING STRUCTURE - Modular building structures and systems for construction of modular buildings are provided. A modular building structure according to one embodiment includes at least two panels having two outer skins and an inner core; at least two panel spacers between the outer skins of the panels; at least two panel connectors partially receiving the panels; at least one coupling bar; and at least one corner coupler configured to couple two of the panels substantially perpendicular to each other. A modular building structure may further include at least one straight coupler configured to couple two of the panels substantially parallel to each other.11-05-2009
20090313931MULTILAYERED STRUCTURAL INSULATED PANEL - A structural insulated panel includes an internal foam (EPS) core, oriented strand board (OSB) faces on the core, and a sheet of magnesium oxide (MagOx) on one or both of the faces for environmental purposes of either weather resistance and/or fire protection. The outer faces incorporate interior and exterior surfaces that need little more than a finish top coat paint. The combination of core, oriented strand board, and outer sheets provide a thermally efficient insulating structure that is a fully nationally code approved building structure.12-24-2009
20090313930INSULATION - Insulation sheeting (12-24-2009
20110214372INSULATED SIDING APPARATUS - An insulated siding member and a method of fabricating an insulating siding member is described. The siding member may include a siding panel, an insulation member and a backing layer. The siding panel may have a cavity that may serve as a molding receptacle to allow the insulating material to be molded directly into the cavity of the remainder of the siding panel. The cavity may also allow for the insulation layer to be applied directly to the panel, whereby there may be no need for an additional adhesive layer to attach the insulation member with the siding panel. Thus, the backing layer may be attached directly to the insulation member. The siding member may have a configuration that may also allow the siding member to be easily engaged with or be interlocked with another siding member to provide for better and more uniform insulation.09-08-2011
20100101165LOW-DENSITY FILLED POLYURETHANE FOAM - A filled polyurethane foam that includes a closed-cell polyurethane matrix having a mineral filler dispersed therein, wherein the polyurethane foam has a density of from about 1.5 to about 3.0 pounds per cubic foot, is described. The filled polyurethane foam can be prepared by mixing a polyol component that includes a blowing agent and an isocyanate component under reaction conditions, wherein one or both of the polyol component and the isocyanate component include a mineral filler, and allowing the mixed components to expand and cure. The filled polyurethane foam can be used as a door core that includes less polyurethane than polyurethane door cores that lack the mineral filler.04-29-2010
20120096792FLOOR PANEL AND METHOD FOR THE MANUFACTURE THEREOF - Floor panel of the type comprising a hard top layer forming a decorative surface, from which, together with other identical or similar floor panels, a floor covering can be formed, wherein this floor panel includes at least one sound-absorbing layer which is integrated into the floor panel and is located between other layers of this floor panel.04-26-2012
20120023849INSULATED SIDING SYSTEM - An insulated siding panel comprises a foam insulation layer, an attachment member, and optionally a veneer layer. The foam insulation layer comprises a front face, a rear face, a tongue along a first end edge, a groove along a second end edge, and a slot defined in the rear face. The attachment member comprises an attachment rail and a member extending transversely from the attachment rail. The member of the attachment member is inserted into the slot of the foam insulation layer. When present, the veneer layer is attached to the front face of the foam insulation layer. When joined with other insulated siding panels, the interlocking occurs along the foam insulation layers to form an unbroken layer of insulation.02-02-2012
20100088989Concrete veneer panel with air entrained concrete core - A multi-layered veneer panel that includes a foamed core, a concrete surface layer, and a mounting device. The concrete surface layer forms a front surface and an edge perimeter region of the veneer panel. The front surface approximates a desired topography of a simulated wall. The foamed core forms a back surface of the veneer panel and is disposed adjacent the concrete surface layer. The mounting device is cast into at least one of the concrete surface layer and the foamed core and extends from the edge perimeter region. A method of making a multi-layered veneer panel is also disclosed.04-15-2010
20110197530COMPOSITE INSULATING BUILDING PANEL AND SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ATTACHING BUILDING PANELS - An insulation panel includes a foam core with a reinforced and vapor-impervious facing disposed on one or both sides of the core. A portion of the facing extends beyond the core and has an adhesive so that the overhanging portion can be secured to an abutting panel to cover a seam between the abutting panels. A fixture for forming the panel includes two heated platens, preferably provided with a textured surface, held apart by a spacer and between which the facing is mechanically suspended. An installation of the insulation panel includes panel-securing elements attached to frame elements of the building and including first and second flanges spaced apart by the thickness of the panel. A portion of the insulation panel is disposed between the first and second flanges, the first flange is secured to the frame element, and a cover panel disposed over the insulation panel is secured to the second flange.08-18-2011
20080250739FOAMED PLASTIC STRUCTURES - Foamed plastic structures that include one or more foamed plastic bodies containing a polymer matrix that includes one or more polymers formed by polymerizing a monomer mixture formed by polymerizing a monomer mixture containing vinyl aromatic monomers using a polymerization initiator having a structure corresponding to:10-16-2008
20130118104BUILDING MODULE, A METHOD FOR MAKING SAME, AND A METHOD FOR USING SAME TO CONSTRUCT A BUILDING - A building module. The building module has a rigid inner construction panel defining a planar surface thereon; one or more rigid brackets each affixed by one or more mechanical fasteners to the planar surface of the inner construction panel; a rigid, closed-cell, spray foam or adhesive matrix contiguous to and substantially covering the planar surface of the construction panel and filling and surrounding and/or embedding at least a major portion of the one or more brackets. Each of the one or more brackets bears a planar surface facing substantially away from the planar surface of the inner construction panel. The surface area of the planar surface of each of the one or more brackets is substantially smaller than the surface area of the planar surface of the construction panel to which it is affixed. There is also a method for making a building module, a method for constructing a building using the building module, and brackets useful in the building module.05-16-2013
20110138724APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR APPLICATION OF FOAM AND FOAM/LOOSEFILL INSULATION SYSTEMS - An insulated cavity is provided. The insulated cavity includes a layer of foam material positioned over cracks and around penetrations occurring in portions of the cavity. A layer of insulative material is positioned in contact with the layer of foam material. The layer of insulative material is a mixture of foam material and loosefill insulation material.06-16-2011
20110225915ENERGY ABSORBING BLAST WALL FOR BUILDING STRUCTURE - A wall system protects a building structure from pressure caused by explosive blasts. The wall system includes vertical studs. Outer blast wall panels and inner blast wall panels are secured to the opposing sides of the vertical studs. An upper mounting system is attached to the building structure. An upper mounting system includes a fixed track, a movable mounting track, and an energy absorbing system that flexibly couples the movable mounting track to the fixed track. The upper ends of the vertical studs are attached to movable mounting track. A lower mounting system includes a mounting track that aligns the lower ends of the vertical studs. The wall are filled with an energy absorbing material. The lower ends of the vertical studs are connected to a lower track.09-22-2011
20090249722Architectural Building Material - An architectural material comprising a bulk polymeric foam material which includes additional structural support which provides increased strength and durability at the front surface of the architectural material. The architectural material includes a mesh material which is disposed near the front surface of the architectural material. The architectural material may additionally include a barrier layer which further protects the surface of the architectural material.10-08-2009
20090241451WALL PANEL SYSTEM WITH INSERT - A wall panel system including a mounting bracket, a wall panel, and a clip attached to the wall panel, the clip having an engaging element that secures it to the mounting bracket. The wall panel system also includes a slot in the clip facing outwardly from the wall panel, a spline slidably positioned in the slot of the clip, and a sealing insert positioned between the mounting bracket and the spline. The sealing insert may be in the shape of an X, and may be made from polypropylene foam. The sealing insert may also have a gasket tape on one side to provide an improved seal.10-01-2009
20100018142METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A FIRE RETARDANT COMPOSITE, A COMPOSITE AND ITS USE - A method of manufacturing a fire retardant composite, a composite and its use. A method of manufacturing a fire retardant composite by applying an aqueous gel-forming composition, e.g. a fire retardant coating composition, on a substrate comprises an aluminosilicate, the aluminosilicate comprising alkali metal aluminate and an alkali metal silicate, and an organic liquid having a boiling point greater than 110° C., e.g. silicone oil. The molar ratio of SiO01-28-2010
20100180526TRIMMABLE COMPOSITE DOOR - A trimmable door is disclosed comprising a pair of horizontal rails, a pair of vertical stiles, first and second door skins, and a foam core. The first and second stiles are made from a composite material that is easily trimmed to enable the door to be custom fit to the unique shape and dimensions of a particular door frame opening, such as is common in the renovation market. The first and second rails also may be made from a trimmable composite material. To provide an additional measure of adjustability, the first and second door skins may also be trimmable. The first and second door skins may be compression molded and have a texture and grain approaching that of wood. The foam core may be a foamed-in-place polyurethane material. The composite material used to form the first and second stiles may be a co-extrusion material of polymer and wood flour.07-22-2010
20100223873ROOFING MATERIAL - A roofing material having the appearance of decorative shingles and/or roofing tiles. The roofing material comprises a bulk polymeric foam material which includes additional structural support which provides increased strength and durability at the front surface of the roofing material. The roofing material includes a mesh material which is disposed near the front surface of the roofing material. The roofing material may additionally include a barrier layer which further protects the surface of the roofing material.09-09-2010
20100212241Building wall structures and their components - A rectilinear extruded plastic wall forming panel characterized being able to directly connect to next adjoining panels either by sliding adjoining panels together or by pushing them together. Also, if one of the panel walls is to become an exterior wall, it is preferably reinforced, for example with pultruded fiberglass or foamed PVC.08-26-2010
20100154338COMPOSITE HOUSE WRAP - A composite house wrap is provided with a high insulation value and including three integral sections or layers. The first or front layer is a reinforcing grid or mesh that functions as a drainage plane and will face the outside cladding. The second or middle layer is a breathable, barrier film, such as a polyethylene (PE) or polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), is bonded to the first layer, such as through thermal bonding. The third or rear layer is a perforated foam layer, such as an expanded low density polyethylene foam that is bonded to the middle layer, such as through an adhesive.06-24-2010
20100236172FRAMING SYSTEM AND COMPONENTS WITH BUILT-IN THERMAL BREAK - Framing component with built-in-thermal break, comprising a structural member and an insulation member secured to the structural member on an inside of a building, the structural member being made in wood, the insulation member being made in a thermal break material; the structural member and the insulation member forming a one-piece insulated framing component, a bearing depth of the component being smaller than a bearing depth of the wall.09-23-2010
20100242392Weather strip - A weather strip 09-30-2010
20120192516WALL STRUCTURE FOR A BUILDING - The present disclosure relates to a wall structure of a building, including a first plate-shaped support body made of a solid foam material, the surface of which to be directed toward the inside of the building adjoins an insulation layer, a first wavelike metal wire grille, which is foamed at least partially into a surface of the first support body to be directed toward the outside of the building, and first fastening elements, which penetrate both the first metal wire grille and the first support body in order to fasten support elements, between which the insulation layer is accommodated.08-02-2012
20110067331Panel Building System - The present invention is directed to a prefabricated panel and panel building system for use in construction of houses. The prefabricated building panel has a foam body with one or more apertures in which to position one or more studs or noggins, one or more channels in the upper and lower end walls to locate about top and bottom track members respectively, and side end walls that are shaped to join to adjacent panels. The panel is located and attached to the track members to cover the track members and the one or more studs or noggins members are positioned and substantially enclosed in the one or more apertures to provide a structurally integral panel for a building structure.03-24-2011
20100300026PANEL FOR MAKING A BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND METHOD OF MAKING SUCH PANEL12-02-2010
20100313507BUILDING STRUCTURES CONTAINING EXTERNAL VAPOR PERMEABLE FOAM INSULATION - Attach a thermoplastic polymeric foam to multiple spaced apart structural support members of a structure wherein the foam has a resistance to water vapor permeability (mu) that is less than 50, a thermal conductivity that is less than 40 milliwatts per meter*Kelvin, a compressive strength that is greater than 80 kilopascals, and a density of 48 kilograms per cubic meter or less to provide insulation while also providing water vapor-permeability and structural durability to the structure.12-16-2010
20120066993SYSTEM, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACOUSTICAL FRAME ELEMENT - A stud for a partition or wall has at least two frame members coupled together by a compliant member formed from a material that increases resilience between the frame members. The coupled frame members form a stud for the partition. The partition has a first stud with rigid first frame members coupled together by the compliant material. A second stud is joined to the first stud to form a frame. The second stud rigid second frame members are coupled together by the compliant material. Boards are joined to the frame on opposite sides thereof to form the partition.03-22-2012
20110239569Building panels - A tough, water-proof building panel, made of fiber-reinforced polymer, is useful in making structural walls, ceilings, and floors of buildings. Upstanding such walls can have vertical and horizontal strengths sufficient to be used in place of concrete, as an engineered solution, both above grade and below-grade, including in severe weather conditions. Panels effectively have inner and outer layers, and structurally reinforcing members. Structurally-reinforcing members extend, typically as layer and/or stud, the full height of the wall panel, at spaced locations along the length of the panel. Spaces between the structurally reinforcing members are optionally filled with rigid thermally insulating foam. Optional reinforcing studs are attached to, or overlaid by, the inner layer, and extend inwardly into the building from what is otherwise the inner surface of the building panel. Panels can be made by e.g. assembling pre-fabricated blocks and/or webs, by evacuating a mold, and by pultrusion.10-06-2011
20100064611INSULATED SIDING SYSTEM - An insulated siding panel comprises a foam insulation layer, an attachment member, and optionally a veneer layer. The foam insulation layer comprises a front face, a rear face, a tongue along a first end edge, a groove along a second end edge, and a slot defined in the rear face. The attachment member comprises an attachment rail and a member extending transversely from the attachment rail. The member of the attachment member is inserted into the slot of the foam insulation layer. When present, the veneer layer is attached to the front face of the foam insulation layer. When joined with other insulated siding panels, the interlocking occurs along the foam insulation layers to form an unbroken layer of insulation.03-18-2010
20120240501FRAME UNIT AND METHOD - An insulated frame unit for enclosing a wall to provide a highly insulated and airtight wall is provided. The frame unit includes a panel that is formed from a rigid insulated composition such as an expanded foam composition. The panels can be mounted to a wall frame in rows and columns to enclose the wall, and may include outwardly extending flanges that can cooperate with a flange of an adjacent frame unit to provide a stud-receiving opening into which a stud is inserted when mounting the frame units to the frame of the building. The frame unit is mountable to the frame with the interior side of the stud extending from the inner side of the frame unit so that adequate space is provided between the inner side of the frame unit and an interior finish member mounted to the interior side of the studs.09-27-2012
20110061322TRIMMABLE DOOR PRODUCT WITH PIGMENTED COMPRESSION MOLDED SKINS - A trimmable pigmented door product trimmed without coloration variations comprising two identical same pigmented compression molded skins (03-17-2011
20110047912HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDING PANEL - The present invention discloses a building system comprising a first panel formed of expanded polystyrene with a front surface, a back surface, and an edge surface, and a second panel formed of expanded polystyrene with a front surface, a back surface, and an edge surface, wherein the first panel and the second panel are used to form a portion of a building. In some embodiments the first panel has a tongue, and the second panel has a groove, and the tongue and the groove are used to couple the first panel and the second panel together. In some embodiments the tongue and groove are coupled together with a latch mounted in the tongue of the first panel and a latch receiver mounted in the groove of the second panel. The first panel and the second panel can be formed by molding the expanded polystyrene.03-03-2011
20110146178BASIC INSULATION COVERING FOR PARQUET AND LAMINATE FLOORS - A basic insulation covering for arrangement between a subfloor and walkable floor coverings that can be laid thereover is described. The arrangement comprising a plug-in connector at at least two sides of the basic insulation covering elements for smooth and expansive connection of the basic insulation covering elements, the plug-in connector having a structured or profiled surface at least in sections on at least one side on borders of the plug-in connector that engage in one another.06-23-2011
20100319284Foam filling member - A foam filling member that can hold a foam sheet in a looped shape stably, without increasing the number of components, to provide improved vibration suppression and sound insulation. The strip-like foam sheet is formed in a looped shape by bending round it, so that both end portions of the foam sheet are overlapped with each other in a thickness direction thereof to form an overlapped portion therein. Then, insertion shafts of a clip are inserted through the overlapped portion, so that the overlapped portion is held in sandwich relation between a base portion and a head portion to form a foam filling member. Then, a supporting portion of the fixing portion of the clip is inserted in a fixing hole of an inner panel and fixed to the inner panel. After the inner panel and an outer panel are welded, the foam filling member is foamed, cross-linked, and cured by heating in a drying line process at the baking finish, to thereby produce the foam, whereby the interior space of the pillar is filled up with the foam, leaving no space therein.12-23-2010
20100319285METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR A FOLDABLE STRUCTURE EMPLOYING MATERIAL-FILLED PANELS - In one embodiment, the present invention can include a foldable structure employing material-filled panels which can be used as an emergency shelter in disaster areas. A building can formed from one or more building blocks. The building blocks can be in a compact position, such as when being transported to a disaster area, or in an expanded position, such as when the building is ready to be built in the disaster area. In the expanded position, the building blocks can be filled with various materials such as expanding foam material. The expanding foam material can be formed from two mixing materials. In addition, the expanding foam material can have insulating properties. The building of the present invention can also be used, for example, as sheds, tree houses, and/or permanent housing. The building blocks can have marine applications and/or military application due to their light weight, yet, ballistic nature.12-23-2010
20100319283Foam filling member - A foam filling member that can hold a foam sheet in a looped shape stably, without increasing the number of components, to provide improved vibration suppression and sound insulation. The strip-like foam sheet is formed in a looped shape by bending round it, so that both end portions of the foam sheet are overlapped with each other in a thickness direction thereof to form an overlapped portion therein. Then, insertion shafts of a clip are inserted through the overlapped portion, so that the overlapped portion is held in sandwich relation between a base portion and a head portion to form a foam filling member. Then, a supporting portion of the fixing portion of the clip is inserted in a fixing hole of an inner panel and fixed to the inner panel. After the inner panel and an outer panel are welded, the foam filling member is foamed, cross-linked, and cured by heating in a drying line process at the baking finish, to thereby produce the foam, whereby the interior space of the pillar is filled up with the foam, leaving no space therein.12-23-2010
20100281806HEAT INSULATING PANEL AND HEAT INSULATING STRUCTURE - A heat insulation panel includes a plate-shaped vacuum heat-insulation material embedded in a board-shaped resin foam. When the heat insulation panel is brought into abutment with another heat insulation panel of same dimensions and structure at proximal edges thereof, the vacuum heat-insulation materials in the respective heat insulation panels are in a relationship that the vacuum heat-insulation materials overlap with each other at their proximal end portions as viewed in a thickness direction of the heat insulation panels. The heat insulation panel is economical and is excellent in heat insulating properties, handling, installation and the like. A heat insulation structure making use of a plurality of such heat insulation panels is also provided.11-11-2010
20100281805FIRE RESISTANT COMPOSITE DOOR ASSEMBLY - A fire resistant door assembly is disclosed comprising a pair of horizontal rails, a pair of vertical stiles, first and second door skins, and a foam core. The first and second door skins are made from a molded fiberglass material that includes aluminum trihydroxide, which provides a degree of ultraviolet light resistance as well as fire resistance. The foam core is made from a polyurethane foam qualified to ASTM E84, Class I, while the stiles and rails are made from a polyvinylchloride material. The resulting door assembly is made from 100% composite material, provide a high degree of durability, while resulting in a door that maintains its structural integrity and resistance to smoke and fire in accordance with state and local building codes.11-11-2010
20110131910ROOFING COVER BOARD, ROOFING PANEL COMPOSITES, AND METHOD - A cover board composite for overlying insulation of a roofing system includes a high-density core layer that is at least predominantly of a polymer material, a facer overlying and bonded to a bottom major surface of the core layer, and a reinforcement interposed between the facer and the bottom major surface of the core layer to coincide with a fastener pattern for securing the cover board composite to a roof deck and increase a per-fastener wind-uplift pull through rating for the cover board composite.06-09-2011
20110185662FOAMING OF SIMULATED STONE STRUCTURES - Simulated stone, masonry, and brick textured products such as siding having a foam backing or with the hollow parts injected with foam or molded with foam in one or more steps, obtained when specially selected materials are properly admixed and formed via molding techniques. The foam backing is applied to the product in either a one or two step process. The foam backing may be used on panels, wall structures, and other products that may have contoured and textured surfaces and may simulate the appearance of conventional building and construction materials including, but not limited to, stone, brick, masonry, concrete, stucco, wood, other conventional building materials, and combinations of any of these materials are disclosed. The foam backing provides improves thermal insulation, improved sound reduction, improved rigidity, and improved dimensional stability. The disclosed invention is not limited to products in the building or construction industries and may be applied in the manufacture of a wide variety of products in other industries.08-04-2011
20110185661Window frame, method for fitting a window, foam sealing strip, method for sealing a window frame and container with foam sealing strip - The invention relates to a window (08-04-2011
20090126299Structural Insulation Panel Finished (SIPF) - The Structural Insulating Panel Finished (SIPF) has a finished external surface and internal surface ready for carrying out of immediate painting and decorating. Introduction of the stud inside a panel construction is with a result of creating a rigid special structure with other elements of the panel.05-21-2009
20120000155PREFABRICATED WALL PANEL - A prefabricated wall panel and method are disclosed. A panel including a sheet rock layer and a laminated in-situ foam layer within a frame is attached to a pre-existing masonry wall, such as a basement wall.01-05-2012
20120011792HIGH STRENGTH LIGHT-FRAMED WALL STRUCTURE - A light-framed wall structure contains a wall frame of studs, a bottom plate and a single top plate that together define a stud cavity; exterior sheathing attached to the wall frame and covering the stud cavity; and a polyurethane foam within the stud cavity and affixed to the exterior sheathing, studs, bottom plate and top plate.01-19-2012
20120011793Adhesion Enhanced Insulated Framing Member - The present invention relates to the construction arts, in particular a new implementation for a framing member or structural support apparatus for bearing the loads required for walls, roofs, ceilings, and floors. Further a formed insulated layer with enhanced adhesion characteristics provides a thermal break within the framing member serves to increase the insulation value and enhance the structural value of the apparatus.01-19-2012
20110072749Modified base ply roof membrane set in a formulated concrete slurry over lightweight concrete - A series of parallel V-grooves are formed on the top surface of a new or existing top coat of lightweight insulating concrete of a roof deck. A slurry coat of formulated concrete is then applied to the top coat of lightweight insulating concrete at locations in between the parallel V-grooves, to repair cracks and holes and attach a base ply roof membrane, thereby eliminating the need for a base sheet and mechanical fasteners when installing a roof membrane system on the lightweight concrete deck of a roof structure. The formulated concrete slurry comprises a mixture of Portland cement (type I), cellulose, poly vinyl alcohol, and water. A base ply (modified or single ply) roof membrane having a sanded or fleece bottom side is set into a ¼ inch thick slurry coat of the formulated concrete to effectively attach the base ply roof membrane to the lightweight concrete deck.03-31-2011
20120151859SLIDING AND LOCKING ENERGY-EFFICIENT WALL ASSEMBLY - A sliding and locking energy-efficient wall assembly includes a plurality of: parallel spaced apart foam posts, foam panels, framing/spacing members, and finishing wall panels. The foam posts are vertically disposed on a foundation wall, and have ends dimensioned to contact and adhere to the surface of the wall, an inside end opposite the planar end, and two opposing side flanged ends. Grooves on the foam panels are dimensioned to receive the side flanged ends of the foam posts. The framing/spacing members have a web and flange portions, to engage the inside grooved ends of the foam posts to provide an interior attachment surface for the finishing wall panels. The finishing wall panels are secured to the web portions of the framing/spacing members, whereby an air space is created between the foam panels and the finishing wall panels. The framing/spacing members and foam posts are adjustable to permit plumb installation.06-21-2012
20120117903PLANAR COMPONENT WITH A MORTAR RECEIVING COATING OR SURFACE - A planar building element including: a core layer that is made of plastic foam and a surface or coating for receiving an adhesive mortar or adhesive substance on at least one of the flat faces of the building element, with at least one of the narrow edge faces of the building element, which serves as a contact edge face, having an edge configuration that is suitable for joining to an adjacent board having a compatible edge configuration, wherein, in the building element, at least one of the flat faces, in the region of the contact edge face, has at least one slope converging toward the outside, and in that both the portion of the flat face that is continuously joined to the slope and the continuously adjoining slope are provided with the surface or coating for receiving an adhesive mortar or adhesive substance.05-17-2012
20120117904WALL PANEL COMPRISING RESILIENT MEMBERS FOR RETAINING MASONRY UNITS - A wall panel for retaining masonry units is provided. The panel has a front face provided with a plurality of tabs for supporting the lower lateral face of the masonry units and a plurality of resilient clips for resiliently biasing the upper lateral face of the units against the tabs. In an embodiment, the clips include a frontward curved hook with a downwardly pointing edge to bit on the upper face of the masonry unit and an inverted U-shaped cut-out including the curved hook and providing resiliency. In another embodiment, the clips include at least one downward resilient wing having a longitudinal axis parallel to the plane of the panel. The masonry unit is maintained in place on the panel against the tabs partly by a resilient force applied by the wing and partly by friction of the wing against the upper lateral face of the masonry unit.05-17-2012
20120247042BOARD WITH PRE-APPLIED SEALING MATERIAL - A board with preformed seals. In an exemplary embodiment, a sealing material is applied to at least one edge of a board to form a preformed seal on that edge. The board is configured such that when the board is attached to a frame adjacent to a another board, at least a portion of the sealing material applied to the edge of the board seals against at least a portion of an edge another board. In one exemplary embodiment, the boards are configured to seal against edges of substantially identical boards. A plurality of the sheathing boards may be installed on a building frame to form a sheathing system that provides a moisture and/or gas barrier between and interior and exterior of a building.10-04-2012
20120131870Wall form - Disclosed is an apparatus and method for forming a surface of a building partition having a cavity therein. The apparatus comprises an elongate support member having a first and second panel support extending substantially perpendicularly therefrom. The method comprises locating the elongate support member at a position corresponding to the surface to be formed, engaging a first panel to the front surface of the first support surface and engaging a second panel to the rear surface of the second support surface in coplanar relation to the first panel to form a first wall form. A plurality of insulated blocks may form a second form with a concrete partition to be formed between the first and second forms. The first and second panels may be removed and a facing panel secured to the second front surface of the second upright such that the concrete surface and the facing panel form a cavity therebetween.05-31-2012
20120311949THERMAL INSULATED BUILDING WALL CONSTRUCTION METHOD - A thermal insulated building element is constructed together with connecting elements, and is suitable for making a building system quickly, and is also suitable for housing and extract fastening of any reinforcement. The thermal insulated element has polystyrene elements with a loadboarding part containing a metal framework between the polystyrene elements said loadbearing part is filled with concrete in-site, furthermore has connecting elements joining the polystyrene elements. The polystyrene elements (12-13-2012
20120073227ASPECTS OF CONSTRUCTION - The present invention provides a composite wall construction including a first wall element extending in a first general plan, a second wall element extending in a second general plan parallel to the first plane and spaced from the first wall element. The first and second wall elements define a space between them and the second wall element has an inner sheet defining one side of the space. A plurality of elongate reinforcing members extend longitudinally vertically within the space and are attached to each of the first and second wall elements. Each reinforcing member is formed of sheet material and has keying formations to facilitate adhesion between the reinforcing member and a settable substance poured into the space. The first wall element has a plurality of spaced-apart vertically extending corrugations forming recesses into which the space extends.03-29-2012
20120073226WALL FORM UNITS AND SYSTEMS - A wall form unit for containing a pourable, curable construction material for forming a wall section integrating said wall form unit and said construction material, comprising a first panel and a second panels spaced apart in predetermined relation thereby forming a hollow between first and second panels for defining said wall section and at least one tie assembly having a spacer member for maintaining said first and second panel in predetermined relation, in which both the first panel and second panels are rigid and adapted to retain said construction material, wherein the first panel is constructed of a thermally insulating material and the second panel is constructed of a thermally conducting material. A wall form system for forming a section of wall and wall section and method for constructing same are also defined. The invention also relates to a panel for use in forming a wall form unit and also claims a kit for constructing a wall form unit.03-29-2012
20120073225PLANKS AND/OR BOARDS - A board comprises a front, a back, a first longitudinal side; and a second longitudinal side; at least one of said longitudinal sides comprising a groove to facilitate the junction to another such board; wherein said board incorporates a backing layer of primarily rigid plastics material and a further layer located over said backing layer on said front being primarily of an elastomer; said elastomer extending only over said front.03-29-2012
20120073224COMPOSITE CLADDING03-29-2012
20120227343ROOF PANEL - A roof panel (09-13-2012
20120227342WALL INSULATION SYSTEM WITH BLOCKS HAVING ANGLED SIDES - Wall systems and methods for making such wall systems are disclosed herein. According to one embodiment, a wall system comprises a plurality of vertically displaced horizontal support members, and a wall panel having at least one inwardly-extending ridge. The wall system also includes at least two foam insulation blocks. Each block has a surface that is adapted to conform to the shape of the inwardly-extending ridge of the wall panel. The blocks are spaced apart along each of the horizontal support members and are fastened between the panel and the support member. The spacing created by the blocks allows for a blanket of insulation between the blocks and the support members to expand, improving the system's insulative properties.09-13-2012
20100325993Prefabricated composite wall panel and method and apparatus for manufacture and installation thereof - A prefabricated composite wall panel has a desired exterior finish defined by thin finish elements of brick, stone or any other suitable material and is adapted for mounting to the wall structure of a building framework by screws or other suitable fasteners. During panel manufacture thin wall finish elements are positioned at predetermined sites within the mold and aligned by alignment members in a pattern defining grout spaces. A grout placement screed having multiple holes arranged in a desired mortar pattern is positioned on the thin finish elements and pulverulent grout is deposited through the holes of the screed and into spaces between the finish elements. After removal of the screed the pulverulent grout is compacted and a liquid uncured polymeric mixture is applied as a contiguous substrate to the back surface of the panel and serves to retain the masonry elements and grout in place and to provide a moisture and air barrier that minimizes the potential for leakage or wicking of water or air infiltration through assembled panels of a wall structure. Finished panels having empty filler element spaces at side edges thereof are fixed to a wall or wall framework of a building with straight edges in abutment and filler elements are positioned to cover joints between the panels.12-30-2010
20110120038FOAM SEALING STRIP - The invention relates to a foam sealing strip (05-26-2011
20110277407Composite Panel for a Wall and Method for Making Same - A composite panel for making a wall of a building includes an outer cladding plate, an inner wall plate, and a supporting structure provided between the outer cladding plate and the inner wall plate and which is partially embedded in a polymer foam.11-17-2011
20120324815CONSTRUCTION PANELS - A structural construction panel of the invention has an outer fiber-reinforced polymeric layer, and an inner fiber-reinforced polymeric layer. Thermally insulating foam generally occupies space which is not otherwise occupied between the inner and outer layers. A fire-rated capacity is provided by a fire-rated board, rated to pass at least a 15-minute corner fire test, incorporated as part of the finally-completed panel. Such fire-rated board can be foam-based, or non-foam-based. The fire-rated board product, whether a foam-based product or a non-foam-based product, can be enclosed in the panel between the inner and outer layers. Where the board is non-foam-based, the fire-rated board can be disposed, as part of the panel, as one or both outer surfaces of the panel structure, optionally between studs which protrude from the inner layer.12-27-2012
20120285110GROOVED AND RIBBED BACKED PANELS - A backed paneling unit comprised of a backing portion that includes at least one of a depth portion and an elevated portion. An elevated portion and/or a depth portion may be formed using any suitable method including, but not limited to, molding, machining and heat stamping. Optionally, a backing portion may comprise a hydrophobic material. Such features may enable fluid flow (e.g., ventilation or liquid drainage) behind the backing portion.11-15-2012
20120137612Structural Insulated Header for Architectural Features - The present invention relates to the construction arts, in particular a modular implementation for a structural support member or header for bearing the load of large spans of a floor, wall section above a window, door or entry way. The header is modular and can be easily implemented into a variety of architectural structures. A façade can be formed which easily allows complex arches to be created such as round, horseshoe, lancet, ogee, trefoil and so on. The support member can also include an insulation which, when used with a steel beam, serves to increase the insulation value.06-07-2012
20130008110INSULATED PANEL - The insulated panel comprises exterior sheathing, studs, rigid foam panels and a spray-pour foam. The rigid foam panels are placed up against the sheathing between the studs, and the spray-pour foam is used to fill in the voids.01-10-2013
20130111838CONSTRUCTION ELEMENT - A construction element for forming an expansion joint, wherein the construction element acts as a physical and chemical barrier against the penetration of insects, in particular termites, into a structure, the construction element comprising a closed cell polymeric foam containing at least one insecticide substantially distributed throughout the polymeric foam; wherein on at least one outer surface of the construction element there is a water resistant adhesive attached thereto and a removable cover releasably attached to the adhesive whereby the removable cover is adapted to be removed upon application of the casting element.05-09-2013
20130091794PRECAST COMPOSITE STRUCTURAL FLOOR SYSTEM - A composite floor panel includes a frame assembly having a base plate, a plurality of first lateral supports secured to the base plate, and a plurality of second lateral supports secured to the base plate. The first lateral supports lie in a first plane and the second lateral supports lie in a second plane. The first plane and the second plane each intersect the base plate and the first plane is disposed at an angle relative to the second plane. The composite floor panel also includes a concrete portion coupled to and supported by the first lateral supports and the second lateral supports.04-18-2013
20130091795ROOF BATTEN SYSTEM - A method of the production of a composite roof batten includes forming a substantially rigid low-density lower reinforcing element with cup-shaped depressions defining moisture-passing channels therebetween and providing an upper reinforcing element. The cup-shaped depressions of the lower reinforcing element have introduced therein a low density closed cell foam material and the upper reinforcing element is positioned in overlying relationship to the lower reinforcing element. The foam material is allowed to fill the space defined between the lower reinforcing element and the upper reinforcing element and bond the elements together to form a composite roof batten.04-18-2013
20130097954METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A TEXTILE-REINFORCED RIGID FOAM SUPPORTING ELEMENT, AND RIGID FOAM SUPPORTING ELEMENT - The fabric-reinforced rigid foam supporting element claimed having a total thickness of <10 mm is characterized in that it has been produced completely by machine. As a result of the specific features and the preferred production process, supporting elements which have a low thickness and do not differ in terms of their stiffness and strength from supporting elements having thicknesses above 10 mm are obtained. They are therefore outstandingly suitable as insulation materials in building and construction, in particular for constructions, and also for thermal and and/or acoustic insulation.04-25-2013
20130125490APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONSTRUCTION OF STRUCTURES UTILIZING INSULATED CONCRETE FORMS - An insulated concrete form including of first and second spaced sidewalls forming a cavity therebetween, said sidewalls having an inside surface and interconnected by a plurality of form ties, and a form insert made of an insulative material positioned adjacent the inside surface of at least one sidewall which thereby increases the R-value of the resulting structure.05-23-2013
20100287867Stick and seal insulator - A method and a system for reducing energy consumption, preventing excessive humidity and preventing contaminated air. The method includes locating the respective penetrations, applying an insulator sheet across the penetrations and sealing the surface of the sheets around the penetrations. The system includes a set of insulator sheets which prevents or substantially reduces the leakage of treated air from a home or other building through penetrations. Each insulator sheet in the set of insulator sheets in the form of a flexible, impervious cellular sheet with a fire retardant adhesive for sealing the respective sheets around the respective penetrations.11-18-2010
20100307090MODULAR BUILDING SYSTEM - There is provided a panel for use in the construction of a structure. The panel includes a panel body defining a panel body periphery. The panel body additionally includes a panel body front surface and an opposing panel body back surface. A flange extends along the panel body periphery. The panel further includes an elongate rib having first and second rib walls and a rib channel. The first and second ribs walls extend from and along the panel body back surface. The rib channel is disposed between and along the first and second ribs walls and extends toward the panel body back surface. The rib channel defines a rib longitudinal axis generally parallel to the adjacent panel body back surface. The panel is cuttable along the rib channel to form a structural element. A plurality of structural elements may be combined to form the structure.12-09-2010
20100307089Composite building panel and method - A composite building panel and method employs a foam core member which has custom excised cutout sections which are specially configured to be bonded to a panel framework made up of light gauge steel framing members. The panel framework is positioned on the inner surface of the base section of the foam core member and surrounds internal sections of the foam core member. Foam pieces which have been excised from the foam core member are positioned within gaps between the framing members and the foam core member. The framing members, foam core member, and foam pieces are bonded together to form an integral panel component. An external seal coating is permanently affixed to the outer surface of the foam core member. Expandable foam can be injected into the gaps between the framing members and the foam core member, in lieu of the foam pieces, to form the bond between the framing members and the foam core member. A void may be provided in the space over the foam core member and between the framing members for running electrical wiring, plumbing lines, etc. The panel can be used for custom designed walls, roofs and similar structural members.12-09-2010
20110271624INSULATED FIBER CEMENT SIDING - Disclosed herein are embodiments of foam backing panels for use with lap siding and configured for mounting on a building. Also disclosed are lap siding assemblies and products of lap sidings. One such embodiment of the foam backing panel comprises a rear face configured to contact the building, a front face configured for attachment to the lap siding, alignment means for aligning the lap siding relative to the building, means for providing a shadow line, opposing vertical side edges, a top face extending between a top edge of the front face and rear face and a bottom face extending between a bottom edge of the front face and rear face.11-10-2011
20110289877MODULAR BLOCK STRUCTURES AND ASSEMBLIES THEREOF - Modular block structures and assemblies thereof for building wall facades comprise a plurality of interconnected preformed blocks with spacers allowing the user to position the modular block structures in even rows and columns. The modular block structures include panels with block forms on their front faces. The top and bottom edges of lower and upper panels in an assembly are complementarily configured to be mated. The lateral sides of adjacent panels of an assembly are complementarily configured to be mated. The modular block structures also include offset ends or lateral sides.12-01-2011
20110308181BARRIER SHEET USEFUL FOR HOUSEWRAP - A composite sheet useful as a housewrap is provided having a textile substrate, with a cellular, polymer layer coated on at least one side of the substrate, wherein the cellular, polymer layer is created by applying a foamed, latex coating and heating the latex to create a semi-rigid, cellular membrane, and a water repellant finish applied to the outer surface of the textile substrate or the polymer layer. The properties of the composite sheet may be further modified by calendering, to reduce the overall thickness of the sheet by 50% or more.12-22-2011
20110308180CASEMENT FOR A GLASS WINDOW OR LEAF FOR A GLASS DOOR, WINDOW OR DOOR FRAME AND WINDOW SYSTEM - The present invention relates to a casement (12-22-2011
20120085057Building panels and methods of making - Light weight fiber-reinforced polymeric (FRP) structural building panels and panel assemblies, sized and configured for construction of wall structures. Fiber schedule and orientation in the panels provide enhanced properties of strength of a panel/wall per unit dimension relative to FRP layer thickness and/or mass of the panel/wall per unit dimension. Panel profiles as molded having draft angles, and molds to make such profiles, enhance panel fabrication.04-12-2012
20120085056Building panels - Light weight fiber-reinforced polymeric (FRP) structural building panels and panel assemblies, sized and configured for construction of wall structures. Fiber schedule, layer securement, and orientation in the panels provide enhanced properties of strength of a panel/wall per unit dimension relative to FRP layer thickness and/or mass of the panel/wall per unit dimension.04-12-2012

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