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#AWCI Reconstructed: AWCI Announces Innovation Award Winner

The recipient of AWCI's Excellence in Construction Innovation Award is MarinoWARE and SCAFCO Steel Stud Company for their collaboration on SoundGuard—The Silent Steel Framing System.

"SoundGuard replaces traditional double-studded walls with a single-stud configuration, making it much faster to install. Additionally, bracing and resilient channel are not needed, allowing the contractor to construct walls faster. SoundGuard requires less drywall and no RC channel, and reduces the need for special sound-type wallboards and bracing in chase walls, reducing costs through less material and labor requirements."