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CertainTeed offers technical bulletin

Valley Forge, Pa.-based CertainTeed Corp.'s Insulation Group has published a free technical bulletin for the construction industry titled "Stapling Methods and Vapor Retarders." The bulletin includes an official interpretation of the concern about whether tab-less fiberglass batts meet residential building code requirements, as well as formal positions regarding the issue from the International Code Council; U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory; ASTM International; and North American Insulation Manufacturers Association. You can obtain a bulletin by calling your local CertainTeed territory manager or (800) 233-8990.

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