Project: Hazelgrove Elementary School
Location: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
With the increasing demand for healthier and safer schools that promote better learning environments, today’s building professionals must follow a stringent set of codes and standards when specifying materials. Factors such as moisture and mold resistance, fire resistance, abuse resistance and acoustic control all come into play when selecting products for school construction.
British Columbia School District No. 36 wanted its new school to make the grade, so it hired Pro-Can Construction group to build Hazelgrove Elementary School to sustainable standards. CertainTeed gypsum products offer the performance attributes that can help schools like Hazelgrove Elementary meet their goals for sustainability.
Phoenix Lath & Plaster was hired to install 24,000 sq. ft. of CertainTeed GlasRoc sheathing for the exterior of the school. They found the GlasRoc sheathing easy to cut and noticed fewer airborne fibers during the installation process.
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