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Moisture Mitigation for Mass Timber

Moisture mitigation

Controlling moisture on a construction job site is essential in maintaining building material quality. Moisture mitigation for Mass Timber buildings is necessary to keep these elements warm and dry throughout the lifecycle from construction to occupancy. Mass Timber is a growing trend in the construction industry as an alternative to concrete and steel. The durability, […]

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Moisture Mitigation for Mass Timber

Controlling moisture on a construction job site is essential in maintaining building material quality. Moisture mitigation for Mass Timber buildings is necessary to keep these elements warm and dry throughout the lifecycle from construction to occupancy. Mass Timber is a growing trend in the construction industry as an alternative to concrete and steel. The durability, […]

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Building Management
Using Data to Optimize Climate Control in Food Processing Plants

John O’Haver, business development specialist, and Kevin Lockard, national operations manager, both with Polygon US, joined Tyler Kern on Ideal Connections to discuss flat roof drying — a potential alternative to re-roofing a building. Moisture saturation on a roof can be detrimental. “The degradation of the materials within that roof can really have a […]

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Building Management
Ideal Conditions: Maneuvering focus on IAQ in Wake of the Pandemic

There is no better scenario to accelerate awareness for Indoor Air Quality, than a pandemic marked by the uncontrollable spread of an airborne pathogen. Parties ranging from policymakers to big box retail stores to residential complexes are faced with the growing concern of IAQ, specifically on how to maneuver their focus on this pressing […]

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Building Management
Ideal Conditions: Using Data to Optimize Climate Control in Food Processing Plants

“We’re a second set of eyes, making sure the equipment is working as it should without impacting the plant envelope.” As the demand for processed foods continues to grow, manufacturers feel the strain, and so does their equipment. As a result, ancillary equipment like HVACs and ventilation systems must keep up, too. However, many […]

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Building Management
Ideal Conditions: Healthy Building Practices During and After Construction

Sustainable architecture and building practices are not new trends, but construction methods of the past thirty years continue to prioritize sustainability in materials, processes, equipment and technology. Frank Dobosz, president at Polygon US, spoke with Daniel J. Litwin about the market forces pushing the industry to embrace sustainability as a business model and set new […]

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Engineering & Construction
Risk Mitigation in an Evolving Construction Industry

“You’ve got to pivot very quickly in order to move in a positive direction from the industry trends,” Creagan said As our industry professionals know, the larger construction industry is evolving in many ways. New technologies, materials disruption, supply chain breakdowns, and reinvestments into infrastructure are all changing how the design, build, and maintenance process […]

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The Potential of COW Water Reuse in Dairy Industry Shows Promise for System Management and Plant Maintenance
December 7, 2023

For the latest episode of ChemAqua’s Water Solutions podcast, the focus was on an innovative approach to water conservation in the dairy industry. The show examined the potential of reusing Condensate of Whey (COW) water, a byproduct of dairy processing, and highlighted some of its economic and environmental benefits. Hosted by Dani Waddell, the informative […]

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Best Practices for Implementing Venue Management Software into FECs
December 6, 2023

The implementation of venue management software is a pivotal step for businesses in the entertainment and leisure industry. Kalyn New from Roller Software shared her expertise on this subject in a soundbite from the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo (IAAPA). Her insights focus on two main aspects: scalability and integration. New underscores […]

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Closing the Loop: Our Sustainable Commitment to Circular Economy
December 6, 2023

This video focuses on EcoLOK4, a groundbreaking product by CONTROLTEK that exemplifies innovation in sustainability. It highlights the process of transforming landfill waste into new deposit bags, with 90% of each bag’s material being repurposed trash. This initiative not only reduces waste but also closes the sustainability loop, demonstrating CONTROLTEK’s commitment to environmentally friendly […]

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Moisture Mitigation for Mass Timber
June 2, 2023

Controlling moisture on a construction job site is essential in maintaining building material quality. Moisture mitigation for Mass Timber buildings is necessary to keep these elements warm and dry throughout the lifecycle from construction to occupancy. Mass Timber is a growing trend in the construction industry as an alternative to concrete and steel. The durability, […]

Read More
Using Data to Optimize Climate Control in Food Processing Plants
January 20, 2022

John O’Haver, business development specialist, and Kevin Lockard, national operations manager, both with Polygon US, joined Tyler Kern on Ideal Connections to discuss flat roof drying — a potential alternative to re-roofing a building. Moisture saturation on a roof can be detrimental. “The degradation of the materials within that roof can really have a […]

Read More
Ideal Conditions: Maneuvering focus on IAQ in Wake of the Pandemic
January 12, 2022

There is no better scenario to accelerate awareness for Indoor Air Quality, than a pandemic marked by the uncontrollable spread of an airborne pathogen. Parties ranging from policymakers to big box retail stores to residential complexes are faced with the growing concern of IAQ, specifically on how to maneuver their focus on this pressing […]

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Ideal Conditions: Using Data to Optimize Climate Control in Food Processing Plants
December 16, 2021

“We’re a second set of eyes, making sure the equipment is working as it should without impacting the plant envelope.” As the demand for processed foods continues to grow, manufacturers feel the strain, and so does their equipment. As a result, ancillary equipment like HVACs and ventilation systems must keep up, too. However, many […]

Read More
Ideal Conditions: Healthy Building Practices During and After Construction
November 17, 2021

Sustainable architecture and building practices are not new trends, but construction methods of the past thirty years continue to prioritize sustainability in materials, processes, equipment and technology. Frank Dobosz, president at Polygon US, spoke with Daniel J. Litwin about the market forces pushing the industry to embrace sustainability as a business model and set new […]

Read More
Risk Mitigation in an Evolving Construction Industry
November 10, 2021

“You’ve got to pivot very quickly in order to move in a positive direction from the industry trends,” Creagan said As our industry professionals know, the larger construction industry is evolving in many ways. New technologies, materials disruption, supply chain breakdowns, and reinvestments into infrastructure are all changing how the design, build, and maintenance process […]

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Ideal Conditions: Protecting Historical Documents, Art, Literature, and Other Important Cultural Artifacts
October 25, 2021

When the Cathedral Notre Dame in Paris experienced a near-catastrophic fire in April of 2019, it served as a stark reminder that important cultural documents and artifacts, such as original pieces of literature and priceless works of art, could be lost permanently in an instant. Even data preserved on hard drives at a university are […]

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Polygon Reduces Carbon Footprint Whilst Saving Time and Money with RIT Plan in Belgium
October 1, 2020

Polygon in Belgium found themselves encountering a problem with technicians driving longer distances than needed, which led to lost driving time, high fuel costs and ultimately, pollution of the environment. “It also created frustrated technicians, so we realized we had to change our way of working,” says Carla Slaets Country president of Polygon Belgium. With […]

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Polygon Awarded the Innovation Prize 2020
September 16, 2020

Polygon Germany was recently awarded the Innovation Prize 2020 by “Focus” and “Focus Money” and is among Germany’s most innovative companies. In cooperation with the Institute for Management and Economic Research, “Deutschland Test” evaluated millions of consumer votes and identified Germany’s most innovative companies. The analysis focuses on innovation, investment, research & development, new products […]

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