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Back to School! Restored Flat Roof Protects Students Returning to Class

Garland Project Highlight John Silber Early Learning Center Chelsea, Massachusetts  Challenge More than 20 years ago, the City of Chelsea re-built their school district – literally. The district, located just outside Boston, decided to build nine school buildings at one time. Today, they cautiously manage their portfolio of simultaneously aging facilities, while carefully allocating resources […]

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Have You Heard? We Have Sound Barrier Solutions

Sure, we have a proven track record of partnering with architectural firms to provide high-performance building envelope solutions that are responsibly and efficiently designed for performance, functionality and aesthetics. But did you know we aren’t just focused on the EXTERIOR of the building? We have high-performance solutions for the INTERIOR too. One popular interior solution for […]

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Choosing the Right Underlayment for Roof and Wall Systems

Choosing the right underlayment for your next commercial building project is essential to a successful outcome. A high-performance underlayment can help ensure your building envelope is both air and watertight. Luckily, Garland offers underlayment options to seal and protect the entire building envelope. This variety of high-performance underlayments provides an extra layer of dependable waterproofing […]

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Project Highlight: Restoring the Center of Campus Life at Indiana State University

Completed in 1909, Normal Hall is the second oldest surviving building on the Indiana State University campus in Terre Haute, Indiana – about one hour west of Indianapolis. Since then, Normal Hall has undergone multiple renovations, including an addition added in 1957. But by 2010, the grand neo-classical building was largely unoccupied and falling into […]

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What’s a Hybrid Sealant?

For years, the most commonly used sealants and caulks in the commercial building industry included urethanes, solvent-based silicones and acrylics. For the most part, those types of sealants performed as expected, keeping air, water, insects and dust out of buildings at windows or gaps in walls or joints. Although they have long been trusted in […]

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