New DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center Helps Builders, Contractors, Architects and Designers Address the Challenges of the Future

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DuPont Building Innovations Launches Digital Resource Featuring Industry-leading Building Science Knowledge.

As builders, architects and remodelers are challenged by new energy and construction codes, DuPont Building Innovations has combined its best thinking to help deliver solutions for the building landscape of today and tomorrow

DuPont Building Innovations introduces the DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center, a comprehensive source of customer-accessible assets, tools and industry-shaping insights to help builders meet the highest performance standards. The DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center leverages the company’s extensive network of experts and more than 25 years of building science leadership to help builders meet the construction challenges they may face today or in the future.

“As builders, architects and remodelers are challenged by new energy and construction codes, DuPont Building Innovations has combined its best thinking to help deliver solutions for the building landscape of today and tomorrow,” said Laura Dwyer, manager DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center. “From content on how to build a durable wall that meets new 2012 code specifications, to expertise on how to transform DuPont™ Corian® solid surfaces into one-of-a-kind designs, the DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center offers a value-added resource that is unparalleled in the industry.”

The DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center provides access to tools, resources and materials created by the DuPont network of building and material scientists, as well as application knowledge experts who collaborate on new ideas and provide solutions that yield more energy efficient and durable structures.

“The DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center may be a new name, but it represents what we’ve been doing for years,” said Dwyer. “It’s part of a long history at DuPont of scientific discovery and application knowledge that has changed the way people live, work and play.

Available at http://www.buildingknowledge.dupont.com, the DuPont™ Building Knowledge Center houses a great variety of building science resources, including: technical information only for use with DuPont products, education and training for DuPont products, as well as direct access to DuPont and its network of building and material science experts.

DuPont Building Innovations, a strategic business unit of DuPont, brings dynamic science to the discovery and development of innovative products and services for residential and commercial construction. DuPont Building Innovations helps residential and commercial builders, architects, general contractors, engineers and their teams determine the best, highest-performing solutions that meet the unique needs of their projects. From DuPont™ Tyvek® Weatherization Systems to DuPont™ Corian® solid surfaces, DuPont™ Zodiaq® quartz surfaces and more, DuPont Building Innovations is committed to increasing the performance of building systems and creating more sustainable structures.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com.

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