Firestone Building Products Unveils “Build My Wall” App for Metal and Cavity Wall Systems
Firestone Building Products Co. LLC announced the
release of its Build My Wall App for all Firestone Building
Products metal wall products, including the Enverge Cavity Wall
System. The free app is available for iPad and Android tablets from
the App Store and Google Play.
The Build My Wall App is a comprehensive, searchable
database of Firestone Building Products wall panels and systems
where users can view 3-D renderings and obtain technical,
installation and fastening details.
"The Build My Wall App can help contractors,
architects and other building professionals understand which wall
system is best for the unique needs of their project from
specification to installation," said John Geary, director of
education and industry relations, Firestone Building Products.
"That is a key tool for professionals looking to deepen their
understanding of various wall products and systems and maximize a
In the app, users can:
- Select products based on the ASHRAE defined climate zones
- Apply International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) criteria
based on location
- Find the best National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 285
- Create mock projects and test alternative approaches to key
wall construction issues
- Save, upload and email technical information and job summary
data for inclusion in specs
Other features include the Product Selection Guide
for the Enverge Cavity Wall System, which helps users narrow down
the best products for their project and develop an NFPA
285-compliant wall system.
Additionally, there is an "Are You Forgetting
Anything?" tab with supplementary material such as product
compatibility documents for weather resistive barriers; information
on how to maximize transitions from the wall to the roof; and the
Hughes Report providing third party
analysis of all Firestone Building Products NFPA 285-compliant
assembly options. Furthermore, a Summary Page details the products
a user chooses for a project and the technical information
associated with those selections.