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Topping Off Our One-Hour Fire-Rated Containment System: FireblockCap

Following last year’s successful launch of FireblockWall™, the first-of-its-kind, one-hour fire-rated reusable temporary containment system, STARC Systems has introduced a clever new accessory that eliminates the need for facility managers and contractors to build through the spaghetti above the ceiling – or construct a soffit ...

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Designing For Safety: The Role Of Negative Air

Designing temporary containment for construction and renovation projects takes many factors into consideration, but safety is paramount. Particularly for use in healthcare settings, where concerns about keeping patients, caregivers and staff protected from construction dust and potentially dangerous pathogens are always top of ...

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Modular Walls: What They Are and When To Use Them

Temporary modular walls have evolved significantly over the past few years, proving their value as a reliable alternative to traditional solutions, such as drywall or plastic sheeting. But determining when they provide a viable option depends on your intended purpose. To help clear up confusion, here’s a quick look at what ...

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STARC Systems Adds a Rated Ceiling to FireblockWall

The first modular reusable one-hour fire rated temporary containment system now features a FireblockCap™ to create an entire fire-rated enclosure—from floor to ceiling. Facility managers and contractors no longer have to build through the spaghetti above the ceiling or a soffit to the deck to meet the requirement. BRUNSWICK, ...

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ICRA 2.0

ICRA 2.0: Key Takeaways

The latest ASHE-led changes and clarifications aimed at improving infection control during healthcare construction – commonly referred to as ICRA 2.0 – offer much to consider. During STARC’s recent webinar, ICRA 2.0: Recommendations for Improving Prevention Planning in Healthcare Construction, attendees heard from our panel of ...

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Making Construction More Sustainable

Every year, more than 600 million tons of construction and demolition material is wasted in the US, taking up some 3 billion square yards in landfills. It’s not helping the environment and also significantly adds to construction costs.

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Modular Wall Systems: 3 Advantages for Project Managers

Rising prices are top of mind for project managers, who are doing their best to deliver on-schedule and on-budget while navigating supply chain issues and labor challenges. To help build some price predictability into project starts, many are taking a closer look at temporary containment, particularly for occupied renovations.

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What You Need to Know About Flame Spread Ratings

Occupied renovations and construction projects can invite wasteful, messy, hazardous, and unattractive temporary solutions involving drywall or polycarbonate. Allow this transitional time to be as simplified as possible with STARC Systems. For all temporary containment systems used in highly sensitive environments, know STARC ...

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