Kearns specs Extren composite structural shapes and plates by Strongwell whenever he wants to reduce thermal bridging. Made from fiberglass reinforcements and thermosetting polyester, the products come in many shapes and are corrosion resistant, strong, lightweight, and dimensionally stable, the manufacturer says. Strongwell, 276.645.8000; www.strongwell.com.
Lawrence P. Kearns, AIA
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