The International Air Transport Association projects the number of people flying to almost double to 7.2 billion passengers by 2035. We've played a role in many airport construction projects that will help move all those people. Fireproofing, concrete and waterproofing are as important to airport construction as runways, terminals, parking structures, tarmac paving and radars. We furnish multiple solutions to many airport construction projects.
Protecting a luxury home on Kiawah Island
Kiawah Island is a barrier island south of Charleston that is renowned for its pristine beaches, championship golf courses and luxurious homes and resorts. It is also known for the exposure to coastal storms and severe wind-driven rain.
Architects and contractors building on the island understand the value of superior weather protection and construction practices. So, it's no surprise that when one such architect was designing his new home on the island, he turned to GCP for assistance.
As the last line of defense on the roof, he chose Grace Ice & Water Shield® HT for its superior balance of adhesion and high in-service temperature resistance under the metal roofing details. He chose Vycor® enV-S™, a fully adhered weather barrier, instead of traditional mechanically attached housewrap due to its ability to seal around the siding fasteners and deliver superior weather protection. Finally, Vycor® Pro flashing was used to protect the vulnerable detail areas around windows and doors from the impact of the sometimes hostile oceanside environment.
Protecting an estate in the Smoky Mountains
Wind. Rain and snow. Temperature swings. All of it is normal for the Smoky Mountains in North Carolina. But it was a real problem for a 26,000-square-foot family estate perched high upon a mountain top. The original wrap under the house's poplar shingles allowed moisture and water penetration. This led to damage to the structure, including rot and mold. The architect helping to restore the house used our Vycor® enV™ weather-resistive barrier system. Sprayed and rolled onto the home's new sheathing, the acrylic membrane forms a continuous water and air barrier. This breathable barrier system allows water vapor to escape but is impermeable to liquid water.
Keeping winter out in the Northeast
New England winters can be brutal. Especially in Maine. Owners of a home in Biddeford discovered the cedar clapboard siding on their house was splitting and cracking. They realized they needed new siding. Their contractor used Vycor® enV™, our high-performance, fluid-applied product that protects against water and air intrusion. Better yet, the fully adhered system forms a seamless protective barrier throughout the home. The result? A warmer winter for the happy homeowners.
Airport Construction Projects
Arts & Education Projects
We enjoy working on most any building project. But to help create a space where beautiful music will be played or priceless artwork will be displayed is especially satisfying. We provide art museums, concert halls and university facilities around the world with waterproofing, concrete products and other structural solutions.
Civil Tunneling Projects
Some of the most amazing construction projects are the ones you never see. Even so, we love being a part of them. See how we provide a range of solutions for civil tunneling projects worldwide. We provide advanced, efficient and reliable ground support solutions for some of the most complex construction projects in the world. We provide a range of solutions including waterproofing, fire protection, concrete and injection materials for civil tunneling projects worldwide.
Commercial Building Projects
From big buildings to modest ones, from skyscrapers to smaller shops, constructing commercial buildings is an amazing accomplishment. We deliver what you need to do it right. From waterproofing to fireproofing to concrete technology to roofing underlayments, we have what you need to construct durable, sustainable, beautiful commercial buildings.
Energy & Industrial Facilities Projects
Energy and industry: They're the foundation of the global economy. Which means building these facilities to last is essential. Our experience spans manufacturing facilities, recycling, sustainability and more. We're proud to provide concrete technology, waterproofing products and dozens of other infrastructure solutions to energy and industrial clients. Our experience spans manufacturing facilities, recycling, sustainability and more.
Most people don't give it a second thought. But we do. Whether it's tunnels, canals or bridges, infrastructure represents a significant number of projects we have assisted our customers to bring to fruition using our solutions. Whether its tunnels, canals or bridges, infrastructure represents a significant number of projects we have assisted our customers to bring to fruition using our fire protection, waterproofing, precast concrete and innovative cement additive solutions.
Mass Transit Projects
From San Francisco to Seoul, London to Qatar, Saudi Arabia to Shanghai, we help mass transit projects stay dry, remain structurally sound, finish on time and get people moving. We love every part of big transportation infrastructure projects, whether it's waterproofing, concrete admixtures, grouts or fire protection. From San Francisco to Seoul, we help mass transit projects stay dry and remain structurally sound.
Stadium Construction Projects
Whether it's keeping things dry or protecting essential infrastructure, contractors turn to us for solutions during stadium construction. Whether it's keeping the building dry or protecting essential infrastructure, contractors turn to us for solutions during stadium construction.
Underground Mining Projects
We've helped mining contractors around the world on some incredible projects. Top mining companies rely on the TYTRO® shotcrete system in their global underground operations. We help mining operations reduce installed costs and optimize mix designs in mining projects.