Dow Expert to Present at ZAK World of Façades North America

Benefits of silicone air barriers to be featured

Dow will share its construction expertise at ZAK World of Façades North America in New York City on Thursday, November 15.

Phil Imbesi, Ph.D., technical service & development scientist, Dow High Performance Building, will present "Air Barrier Systems: Silicone Solutions to Reduce Building Air Infiltration" at 2:40 p.m. Eastern Time during Session 3, Track B. The presentation provides an overview of the systems available for sealing penetrations and transitions to create a complete air barrier system, with a focus on the benefits of a silicone air barrier system.

With silicon-based specialty solutions and 70-plus years of global industry experience, Dow offers a full line of structural glazing sealants and weatherproofing products that continue to provide innovative solutions to help enhance design freedom and address sustainable building challenges.

Products of the heritage Dow Corning silicone technology platform have been globally renamed DOWSIL™, with unchanged formulations and continuing warranty coverage to ensure a smooth transition for construction customers. The DOWSIL™ product lines are part of Dow Consumer Solutions, one of Dow's global business units with an expanded, comprehensive technology portfolio, global scale, strong customer relationships, R&D capabilities, and customer support.

More information about Dow's full range of high-performance building solutions is available at

About Dow High Performance Building
Dow High Performance Building, part of Dow Consumer Solutions, collaborates with industry professionals around the world to develop solutions to enhance design and aesthetics, increase durability, advance the energy efficiency of buildings, and improve the health and safety of building occupants. Taking a holistic approach, Dow brings together expertise from across the company to help customers find solutions to a wide range of high-performance building challenges. Featuring DOWSIL™ brand products – the same long-trusted products previously sold under the Dow Corning® brand – Dow's high-performance building solutions include proven materials for structural and protective glazing, weatherproofing, insulating glass, window and door fabrication, and building materials protection, as well as innovations for high-efficiency insulation, LED lighting, thermal management systems, and the incorporation of photovoltaic cells and solar panels into building design. Visit to learn more.

About Dow
The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) combines science and technology knowledge to develop premier materials science solutions that are essential to human progress. Dow has one of the strongest and broadest toolkits in the industry, with robust technology, asset integration, scale and competitive capabilities that enable it to address complex global issues. Dow's market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of advanced materials, industrial intermediates, and plastics businesses deliver a broad range of differentiated technology-based products and solutions for customers in high-growth markets such as packaging, infrastructure, and consumer care. Dow is a subsidiary of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), a holding company comprised of Dow and DuPont with the intent to form three strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty sectors. More information can be found at

For further information contact:

Lori Floyd
Dow High Performance Building
T. +1.989.496.8447

Nancy Collins
AGP & Associates, Inc.
T. +1.989.839.5800