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Solar reflective composite granules and method of making solar reflective composite granules

A method of making a plurality of composite granules can include: forming green body granules comprising an aluminosilicate; heating the green body granules to form sintered granules; cooling the sintered granules according to a cooling regime, wherein the cooling regime comprises a temperature hold between 700° c. And 900° c. ... Certainteed Corporation

Siding panel with a recessed locking section

A siding panel includes a hanger section adjacent to an upper edge and a lower locking section adjacent to a lower edge. When installed, the lower locking section of an upper siding panel partially overlaps, extends into, and interlocks with a hanger section of a lower siding panel in an interference fit.. ... Certainteed Corporation

Roofing shingles, tiles and shakes

The present disclosure relates generally to roofing elements and methods for making them. In one embodiment, the disclosure provides a roofing element in the form of a roofing shingle that includes a body of a foamed cured cross-linked polymer, the body having a top surface and a bottom surface, the body extending substantially in a plane and having a thickness in the range of 0.5 mm to 35 mm; and a layer of weather-resistant roofing granules disposed on and adhered at the top surface of roofing element. ... Certainteed Corporation

Plastic coated composite building boards and method of making same

Disclosed are composite building boards and associated manufacturing methods. The composite boards may include, for example, one or more slurry layers with embedded fibrous mats. ... Certainteed Corporation

System and method for the production of gypsum board using starch pellets

The present invention relates to a system and method for the production of gypsum board using starch pellets. In accordance with the present disclosure, the starch necessary for board formation is provided in the form of starch pellets. ... Certainteed Corporation

Mineral roofing granules and methods for making them

The present disclosure relates to roofing granules, such as solar-reflective roofing granules having one or more of low crystalline silica content, high stain resistance and algae resistance. The present disclosure provides a mineral roofing granule having a mineral outer surface having a surface porosity of no more than about 10%. ... Certainteed Corporation

Solar heat-reflective roofing granules, solar heat-reflective shingles, and process for producing same

Solar-reflective roofing granules having improved solar heat-resistance are formed by coating colored mineral particles with a coating composition including titanium dioxide nanoparticles.. . ... Certainteed Corporation

Plaster boards and methods for making them

The present disclosure relates to plaster boards and methods for making them. For example, one aspect of the disclosure is a plaster board comprising one or more continuous layers of material disposed within a body of hardened plaster material, the first side and second side of each continuous layer of material being substantially covered by the hardened plaster material. ... Certainteed Corporation

Stain repellent and voc eliminating coatings and use thereof

A coating dispersion or building article can include titanium dioxide, and a dihydrazide. The coating dispersion or building article can further include calcium carbonate, calcined aluminum silicate, acrylic polymers, and a fluoroalkyl polymer.. ... Certainteed Corporation

Solar thermoelectric power generation system, and process for making same

A solar thermoelectric power generation system includes roofing products such as shingles with solar heat reflective areas and roofing products with solar heat absorptive areas. Thermoelectric power generating elements are provided in thermal contact with the solar heat reflective areas and the solar heat absorptive areas.. ... Certainteed Corporation

Support member for ceiling system

The disclosure relates to support members for ceiling systems, such as those that can be formed into an interconnected grid to be suspended from a ceiling and support ceiling tiles. One aspect of the disclosure is a linearly-extending support member for a ceiling tile. ... Certainteed Corporation

System, method and article for siding corner

A method of injection molding a building product includes providing an injection mold with a plurality of gates located adjacent a perimeter of the injection mold. The method further includes commingling a first material and a second material into a flow, the second material comprising a color that contrasts with a color of the first material and injecting the commingled flow into the plurality of gates to form a building product. ... Certainteed Corporation

System, method and apparatus for manufactured building panel

A method of fabricating panels includes providing an insert having an interior portion with a top portion and a positioning stop opposite the top portion, and an exterior portion including a fastener hem. Further, the method includes placing the insert in a mold such that only the fastener hem and the positioning stop contact the mold and centering the insert in the mold with the top portion and the positioning stop. ... Certainteed Corporation

Photovoltaic roofing elements and photovoltaic roofing systems

The present invention relates generally to the photovoltaic generation of electrical energy. The present invention relates more particularly to photovoltaic arrays for use in photovoltaically generating electrical energy. ... Certainteed Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180094428

Systems, methods, and apparatuses for insulating adjacent to a top of an attic

An insulation system for hanging insulation in a truss is disclosed and includes a first rail configured to be installed on a first truss and a second rail configured to be installed on a second truss spaced apart from the first truss. A first cavity is established between the first rail and the second rail. ... Certainteed Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180094427

Systems, methods, and apparatuses for insulating adjacent to a top of an attic

An insulation system and method comprising an insulation layer, an atmospheric regulation layer, a structural support, and an external surface; wherein the atmospheric regulation layer is supported by the structural support, wherein the insulation layer is located between the atmospheric regulation layer and the external surface, wherein the atmospheric regulation layer has a water vapor permeability of not greater than 3 perms at a relative humidity of 25% as measured by astm e96 procedure a dry cup, and a water vapor permeability of at least 6 perms at a relative humidity of 75% as measured by astm e96 procedure b wet cup, wherein the atmospheric regulation layer has a fire class a rating as measured by astm e84, and wherein the continuous atmospheric regulation layer has a ach50 value of not greater than 10, wherein ach50 represents an air exchange at 50 pascals.. . ... Certainteed Corporation

03/22/18 / #20180080762

System, method and apparatus for drywall joint detection and measurement

A system for visually enhancing a surface. For example, the system may include an assembly that may be configured to project a laser line across at least a portion of the surface. ... Certainteed Corporation

03/01/18 / #20180056559

Variegated building product and method

An injection molded product is disclosed and includes a shingle resembling a cedar shingle tile formed from an amorphous or semi-crystalline thermoplastic and having a wood grain direction. The injection molded product also includes streaks in the shingle that are substantially parallel to the wood grain direction and the streaks extend through an interior of the shingle and appear as contrasting streaks on an exterior of the shingle to form a variegated wood grain appearance. ... Certainteed Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170362828

System and apparatus for a yoke structure in a ceiling suspension

A yoke for a ceiling suspension system is disclosed. For example, the yoke may include a yoke body having an upper end configured to be mounted only to another yoke, or to an extension mounted to the other yoke. ... Certainteed Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170362818

System, method and apparatus for corner siding

A corner siding product may include a plurality of panels. Each panel may include a front face with a simulated pattern and an inner wall formed along a perimeter of the panel. ... Certainteed Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170355611

Photocatalytic roofing granules, photocatalytic roofing products, and process for preparing same

Photocatalytic roofing granules include a binder and inert mineral particles, with photocatalytic particles dispersed in the binder.. . ... Certainteed Corporation

12/07/17 / #20170350120

System, method and apparatus for wall support of ceiling suspension grid

A wall support for a ceiling support grid with grid members is disclosed. Each grid member can have a top with a bulb, a web extending downward from the bulb, and a bottom with a flange extending from the web opposite the bulb. ... Certainteed Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170284100

Roofing shingle

A roofing shingle including a lower layer including a headlap and a plurality of tabs extending from the headlap, and an upper layer including one or more fingers, wherein the one or more fingers are disconnected from one another, and wherein each of the one or more fingers is disposed on one tab of the plurality of tabs, wherein a number of the plurality of tabs is different than a number of the one or more fingers. In an embodiment, the lower layer is a lowermost layer of the roofing shingle. ... Certainteed Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170284093

Building board and method of forming the building board

A building board including a cementitious layer between two fiber mats. At least one fiber mat forms with a polymer film a fiber mat/polymer film laminate. ... Certainteed Corporation

10/05/17 / #20170282510

Building board having high fastener sealability

A building board, particularly a gypsum board, can have a high fastener sealability if protected by the combination of thin layers of an extruded polymer film and a thermoplastic coating layer. The combination of extruded polymer film and thermoplastic coating layer is designed such that the gypsum board can also tolerate overdriven fasteners, thus exceeding the requirements of astm d1970-15.. ... Certainteed Corporation

08/10/17 / #20170225426

System, method and apparatus for gypsum board with embedded structure having open cells that are substantially filled

A gypsum panel has a gypsum body with a length l along an x-axis, a width w along a y-axis, and a thickness t along a z-axis. The gypsum body includes at least one core embedded at least partially within the gypsum body. ... Certainteed Corporation

07/27/17 / #20170210868

Composite material including rigid foam with inorganic fillers

A composite material includes, in an exemplary embodiment a polyurethane foam and a plurality of inorganic particles dispersed therein. The polyurethane foam is formed from a reaction mixture that includes a first polyether polyol having a first molecular weight and a functionality of about 3 or less, a second polyether polyol having a second molecular weight less than the first molecular weight and a functionality of greater than about 3, and at least one isocyanate. ... Certainteed Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170191258

System, method and apparatus for substantially airtight area separation wall

An area separation wall (asw) may include gypsum liner panels and structural elements located between adjacent ones of the gypsum liner panels. A sealing material may be located between the gypsum liner panels and the structural elements, and between adjacent ones of the structural elements. ... Certainteed Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170191255

Building assembly including a weather resistant barrier, a sheet for use as a weather resistant barrier, a liquid coating composition and methods of making the foregoing

A weather resistive barrier (wrb) for the exterior protection of building substrates can have a water vapor permeability that decreases with increasing temperature. In an embodiment, the wrb includes a coating comprising a lcst polymer, and may further include a second polymer. ... Certainteed Corporation

07/06/17 / #20170190863

Foam, composition, and method

A method of producing a foam is disclosed. The method includes providing an epoxy-containing compound, a cationic catalyst, an optional blowing agent, and at least one additive. ... Certainteed Corporation

06/29/17 / #20170183875

System, method and apparatus for thermal bridge-free insulation assembly

A thermal bridge-free insulation assembly may include hangers to support insulation in an attic. The hanger may include an axis, a proximal end coupled to a rafter, and a distal end coupled to a barrier. ... Certainteed Corporation

06/08/17 / #20170159292

Electrical wiring systems for use in roofing applications

The present invention relates generally to electrical systems. The present invention relates more particularly to electrical wiring systems suitable for use in roofing applications. ... Certainteed Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170138067

System, method and apparatus for processing fiber materials

A system for processing material has a power supply and a machine having a hopper for receiving and passing material to an auger. The auger has a shaft with an axis about which it rotates, a helical flighting mounted to the shaft, pins mounted to the helical flighting, and paddles mounted to the shaft. ... Certainteed Corporation

05/18/17 / #20170138047

Multilayer article with variegated appearance

A variegated capstock for covering a substrate for a building product has polymeric streaks in a non-clear, non-opaque matrix. Rapid cooling of the matrix minimizes formation of crystallites, such that the polymeric streaks become visible through a surface of the non-opaque matrix. ... Certainteed Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170126171

Photovoltaic roofing systems with bottom flashings

The present disclosure relates particularly to photovoltaic roofing systems for use in photovoltaically generating electrical energy, specifically, the use of bottom flashings in such systems. Methods for installing such systems and replacing non-photovoltaic roofing elements in such systems are also described.. ... Certainteed Corporation

05/04/17 / #20170121183

Method for reducing elemental sulfur in gypsum products

Disclosed are various methods for reducing levels of elemental sulfur within gypsum products such as wall board. Gypsum sometimes includes increased levels of elemental sulfur. ... Certainteed Corporation

04/27/17 / #20170114548

Panel siding product

A siding product may include a panel having a substantially rectangular structure with a simulated pattern on a front face thereof. The panel may be formed from a polymer and may include color variegation. ... Certainteed Corporation

04/13/17 / #20170101777

Lighting assembly

A lighting system for ceiling grid systems advantageously uses a grid member designed to cooperate with a strip light to secure the strip light generally aligned beneath the grid system. The grid system can be initially installed with the cooperating grid members at specified locations. ... Certainteed Corporation

04/06/17 / #20170096583

Oxidized mixture of bio-based material and asphalt, a bio-based asphaltic material, and methods of making the same

A method of forming an asphalt mixture can include mixing a bio-source material and a bitumen source to form a bitumen mixture. The bitumen mixture can be mixed with a catalyst to form the asphalt mixture. ... Certainteed Corporation

03/23/17 / #20170081759

Process for depositing a thin coating and product obtained thereby

The purpose of the invention is a process for obtaining a material comprising a substrate at least part of whose surface and at least one of whose faces is based on organic compounds, the said process being implemented at atmospheric pressure comprises moreover the following stages: in the immediate vicinity of the substrate, a zone containing active species of a non-thermal plasma is created; into the said zone is injected at least one precursor of a chemical element so as to deposit upon at least one face of the said substrate (at least part of whose surface comprises an organic compound base), a first thin layer capable of protecting the said substrate against oxidation reactions, specifically those due to radicals. A further purpose of the invention is the material obtainable according to this process.. ... Certainteed Corporation

03/16/17 / #20170073973

System, method and apparatus for roofing product with applied shadow effect

A roofing shingle has a shingle body with at least a top layer having a buttlap portion with a butt edge and a headlap portion. An exposure zone extends from the butt edge toward the headlap portion is configured to be exposed to the environment when the roofing shingle is installed on a roof. ... Certainteed Corporation

02/23/17 / #20170051508

Roofing granules with high solar reflectance, roofing products with high solar reflectance, and processes for preparing same

A solar heat-reflective roofing product includes a base sheet, and solar heat-reflective roofing granules on top of the base sheet. The granules have a base particle with a flake-like geometry covered by a uniform coating layer. ... Certainteed Corporation

02/16/17 / #20170043308

Composite nanoparticles for roofing granules, roofing shingles containing such granules, and process for producing same

Roofing granules are prepared by coating granule cores with a coating material including composite nanoparticles and curing the coating layer to dissolve the aggregate binder and disperse the nanoparticles in the coating.. . ... Certainteed Corporation

02/02/17 / #20170030074

System, method and apparatus for compressed insulation

An insulation product may include a container, a first insulation material forming a first layer inside the container, and a second insulation material forming a second layer inside the container, and the first layer is compressed by the second layer. A structure in a building may include studs, first and second claddings mounted to opposite sides of the studs, and structure spaces defined between the studs and the opposing claddings. ... Certainteed Corporation

01/12/17 / #20170008804

Struvite-k and syngenite composition for use in building materials

A composition and process for the manufacture thereof for use in a hybrid building material comprising at least in part syngenite (k2ca(so4)2.h2o) and struvite-k (kmgpo4.6h2o). Specified constituents, including magnesium oxide (mgo), monopotassium phosphate (mkp) and stucco (calcium sulfate hemihydrate) are mixed in predetermined ratios and the reaction proceeds through multiple phases reactions which at times are proceeding simultaneously and in parallel and reaction may even compete with each other for reagents if the struvite-k reaction is not buffered to slow down the reaction rate). ... Certainteed Corporation

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