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University Saves Time and Money with Visedge Floor Access Covers University Saves Time and Money with Visedge Floor Access Covers
Fourteen of Howe Green’s Visedge Series Flexible Floor Access Covers were specified for a refurbishment project in the refectory by main contractor, Roberts Building Services Ltd of Woking. The access covers were fitted by Progressive Floor Surfaces, ...
Howe Green USHowe Green US Nov 12, 2018 URL
Inside the Redesign of Nassau Coliseum Inside the Redesign of Nassau Coliseum
In recent years, Nassau Coliseum had begun showing signs of age after hosting a steady lineup of concerts and sporting events in the four decades since its opening in 1972. Fans of a rival hockey team even took to calling it “the mausoleum.” After a pr...
Hunter Douglas ArchitecturalHunter Douglas Architectural Nov 06, 2018 URL
Liberty Global Elevates Entrance Security with Boon Edam Turnstiles, Security Revolving Doors Liberty Global Elevates Entrance Security with Boon Edam Turnstiles, Security Revolving Doors
The company chose Boon Edam’s Lifeline Speedlane Swing optical turnstiles at its main building. This building has a receptionist present during office hours to welcome employees, visitors and vendors. The optical turnstiles combine security with aesthe...
Boon Edam Inc.Boon Edam Inc. Nov 01, 2018  
Black Granite on Glendale Galleria Mallon Black Granite on Glendale Galleria Mallon
Stoneply provided an absolute black granite on a honeycomb backing for the facade and fountain. The polished finish absolute black granite gave the building the modern and sleek look that the designers were looking for. The panels could easily be ins...
StonePly Co.StonePly Co. Oct 23, 2018 URL
Timing Is Everything—When Is the Right Time to Use Bullet-Resistant Glass? Timing Is Everything—When Is the Right Time to Use Bullet-Resistant Glass?
Whether you’re designing a new or remodeled convenience store, medical facility, ticket window, school or any other type of secure building, it’s more cost and time effective to install bullet-resistant materials during construction than to do a retrof...
ArmortexArmortex Oct 22, 2018 URL
National Fire Protection Month National Fire Protection Month
Every October local fire stations and other fire protection and prevention agencies campaign safety, security and safe egress in the event of a fire. Dennis Hunsinger, former Regional Director of FEMA said “Annual Observances like National Fire Prevent...
NystromNystrom Oct 17, 2018 URL
Hairline Cracks Cured with PENETRONs Crystalline Technology Hairline Cracks Cured with PENETRON's Crystalline Technology
When the new cooling tower basin at the Praxair industrial gas production facility in Louisiana started to leak water through hairline shrinkage cracks during tests, PENETRON ADMIX – with its crystalline technology – turned out to be the optimal soluti...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Oct 16, 2018 URL
Tips to meeting Compliant Installation Requirements for Centralized STD-4C Mailboxes Tips to meeting Compliant Installation Requirements for Centralized STD-4C Mailboxes
Designing appropriate accessibility into every feature of a facility is a key consideration, and how the mailboxes are installed into that facility is no exception. The U.S. Postal Serve Operations Manual provides the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) with au...
Florence CorporationFlorence Corporation Oct 15, 2018 URL
Howe Green creates “specials” for centre of collaboration and creativity Howe Green creates “specials” for centre of collaboration and creativity
Howe Green, one of the leading brands in the specialist horizontal access market, has supplied products to the £150 million National Automotive Innovation Centre (NAIC) being built on the University of Warwick campus. The distinctive 33,000m2 building,...
Howe Green USHowe Green US Oct 10, 2018 URL
AAG703 Maltese Perforated Metal Grilles AAG703 Maltese Perforated Metal Grilles
Fort Greene, known for its many tree-lined streets and elegant low-rise housing, is a New York City designated Historic District. Restoring and renovating any building in this area requires deep rooted knowledge to ensure historical proportions and m...
Artistry in Architectural Grilles by Advanced Arch GrillesArtistry in Architectural Grilles by Advanced Arch Grilles Oct 06, 2018 URL
The Healing Center Of San Diego The Healing Center Of San Diego
The design had to reflect a light airy feel without sacrificing security, which posed quite a challenge because of the limited space. Total Security Solutions (TSS) worked with Element Construction to design and implement a system that achieved all of ...
Total Security Solutions IncTotal Security Solutions Inc Sep 29, 2018 URL
Boon Edam is All About Tailgating Prevention at GSX 2018 Boon Edam is All About Tailgating Prevention at GSX 2018
Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced they are emphasizing the theme of tailgating in booth #1715 at the GSX (formerly ASIS) exhibition in Las Vegas, NV from September 25-27. GSX is an ...
Boon Edam Inc.Boon Edam Inc. Sep 23, 2018 URL
Linetec’s contribution to Holly Pointe Commons Recognized Linetec’s contribution to Holly Pointe Commons Recognized
Linetec provided the finishing and thermal improvement services for all of 1,500 window units provided by Wausau Window and Wall Systems. Many of the window units showcase dual color finishes with Bright Silver on the exterior and Medium Gray on the in...
LinetecLinetec Sep 22, 2018 URL
Reimagining an American Icon Reimagining an American Icon
Kingspan Insulated Panels helped transform Daytona International Speedway’s $400M facility into a world- class reality. Kingspan’s Morin perforated, single element panels made up the expanse while their Optimo Embossed and BENCHMARK Designwall 2000 Emb...
Morin® - A Kingspan Group CompanyMorin® - A Kingspan Group Company Sep 21, 2018 URL
Partnering to create the industrys only human-centric ICU doors Partnering to create the industry's only human-centric ICU doors
An industry frst, the STANLEY ProCare 8300A Automatic 2-panel automatic sliding door now features adjustable visibility control in addition to superior operation. Both panels swing out at full open. Jamb mounted touchless wave activation and overhead s...
UNICEL Architectural Corp.UNICEL Architectural Corp. Sep 20, 2018 URL
Mid-Clay Wastewater Treatment Facility Expansion Mid-Clay Wastewater Treatment Facility Expansion
The methods of effluent disposal are beneficial to the environment in that they do not involve discharge to surface waters and they result in recharge of the aquifer. Mittauer & Associates specified Xypex waterproofing admixture for both the chlorine c...
Xypex Chemical CorporationXypex Chemical Corporation Sep 19, 2018 URL
Renovation of the Dr. Goris Laboratory Renovation of the Dr. Goris Laboratory
The Dr. Goris Laboratory at the Animal Research Center at the University of Texas is lead by Dr. Robbe Goris, a professor at UT, studying the primate visual system. The purpose of his research is to understand the computations performed by single neuro...
AmbicoAmbico Sep 18, 2018 URL
‘Secret Weapon’ Helps Turn Boardwalk Into Major Business Winner ‘Secret Weapon’ Helps Turn Boardwalk Into Major Business Winner
The Wisconsin lake town of 16,004 was wrestling with a major civic improvement – a rebuild of their beloved but dilapidated shoreline boardwalk on neighboring Lake Fowler. Kimmes represented the engineering firm the city council selected to oversee the...
Feeney, IncFeeney, Inc Sep 17, 2018 URL
Florida Construction Projects Build on Penetron Technology Florida Construction Projects Build on Penetron Technology
The concrete structures of the Crystal Lagoons must withstand constant contact with water – the perfect application for - PENETRON ADMIX. As a crystalline admixture, PENETRON ADMIX reacts in a catalytic reaction with moisture in fresh concrete to gener...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Sep 16, 2018 URL
KINETICWALL & Children’s Museum Win GBA Award For LEED and Sustainability KINETICWALL & Children’s Museum Win GBA Award For LEED and Sustainability
We are delighted to announce that EXTECH's KINETICWALL is being recognized in Green Building Alliance's GBA 25th Anniversary Award given to the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh for it's achievements in LEED and sustainability!
EXTECH/Exterior Technologies, Inc.EXTECH/Exterior Technologies, Inc. Sep 15, 2018 URL
Shining light on a centre of excellence Shining light on a centre of excellence
During the day, the Kalwall is said to enhance daylight and distribute it internally without shadows and glare, while at night it creates a welcoming glow with scallop-shaped backlighting. The unique ability to transmit large amounts of usable light wi...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation Sep 12, 2018 URL
RagingWire Enhances Data Center Solutions Using Security Revolving Doors RagingWire Enhances Data Center Solutions Using Security Revolving Doors
RagingWire uses Tourlock security revolving doors at its Ashburn VA3 Data Center, which features 245,000 square feet of space and 16 megawatts of critical power, and its Sacramento CA3 Data Center, which is a 180,000 square foot facility with 14 megawa...
Boon Edam Inc.Boon Edam Inc. Sep 11, 2018 URL
The Interior Glass Market, 2018 The Interior Glass Market, 2018
One of the main pros of interior glass: More glass means more light. Designers and customers want large expanses of glass with less framing for more light, unobstructed views, and a feeling of freedom and openness. It’s about defined 12 boundaries that...
Avanti Systems USAAvanti Systems USA Sep 08, 2018 URL
Minnesota’s Cedar Grove Transit Center clad in Protean aluminum plate system, finished by Linetec Minnesota’s Cedar Grove Transit Center clad in Protean aluminum plate system, finished by Linetec
For the Cedar Grove Transit Center, Linetec finished more than 5,000 square feet of Protean’s AP-1125 aluminum, formed-plate barrier system in a Bright Silver color. Engineered for low-rise applications, Protean’s wet-joint, metal plate panel system is...
LinetecLinetec Aug 31, 2018 URL
PENETRON Helps Preserve Native American History at Ocmulgee PENETRON Helps Preserve Native American History at Ocmulgee
Bienvenido Leiva, the project's restoration contractor, contacted PSP for advice on a reliable solution. The specifications called for the existing concrete pavers & waterproofing membrane to be removed & replaced with a concrete courtyard substrate th...
Penetron Specialty ProductsPenetron Specialty Products Aug 29, 2018 URL
Keeping the Castle Cozy with Howe Green Access Covers Keeping the Castle Cozy with Howe Green Access Covers
The Howe Green 5000 Series offers a pedestrian loading and is suitable for pedestrian footfall, wheeled trolleys and sack trucks. The brass show edge with matching lifting points, which are anchored to the inner frame, give an even higher level of aest...
Howe Green USHowe Green US Aug 27, 2018 URL
Project Spotlight: Orange Coast College Planetarium Project Spotlight: Orange Coast College Planetarium
The new state of the art Planetarium is part of a $450M campus improvement program. The exterior features StoneLite® Silver travertine lightweight stone panels in a segmented curved application. The StoneLite® façade has horizontal graining and is a ¼...
Stone Panels International LLCStone Panels International LLC Aug 26, 2018 URL
Underwater Dining? Penetron Keeps You Dry Underwater Dining? Penetron Keeps You Dry
During this most recent renovation of Dragon’s Cave, the concrete elements were precast on-site using custom forms in a special process. The concrete was treated with PENETRON ADMIX to permanently waterproof the resulting precast elements that were the...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Aug 24, 2018 URL
Case Study: PHX Sky Harbor Airport, Terminal 3 Case Study: PHX Sky Harbor Airport, Terminal 3
Style and performance standards for interior and exterior ceiling systems had greatly evolved from the original 1970s décor. The darker, reds and browns of the original ceiling were exchanged for clean, white panels and natural, wood-look slats. Hunter...
Hunter Douglas ArchitecturalHunter Douglas Architectural Aug 23, 2018 URL
Themed Garage Floors / Man Caves Featuring Logos Themed Garage Floors / Man Caves Featuring Logos
Our garage floor coatings provide a durable, non-slip, stain resistant finish, which will increase the value of your home and cost you less than you think. Some benefits include: low maintenance compared to other finishes, environmentally friendly and ...
Elite Crete Systems, Inc. (Headquarters)Elite Crete Systems, Inc. (Headquarters) Aug 22, 2018 URL
White Sands Missile Range Project White Sands Missile Range Project
The Federal Security Series Bollard was designed as a perimeter defense system for high ranking personnel on Military installations. This security bollard system is designed to stop a 15,000-pound truck traveling at 55 MPH. The General's Headquarters w...
Niland Co.Niland Co. Aug 18, 2018 URL
BancoEstado Upgrades Access System with Boon Edam Optical Turnstiles BancoEstado Upgrades Access System with Boon Edam Optical Turnstiles
To upgrade security at the main headquarters building in Santiago and comply with the strict security measures required by an institution its size, BancoEstado deployed a comprehensive access control strategy that included using three of Boon Edam’s Sp...
Boon Edam Inc.Boon Edam Inc. Aug 15, 2018 URL
Metallic epoxy coating used at New World Stages, NYC Metallic epoxy coating used at New World Stages, NYC
The project was executed by Mirage Finishes based in Valley Stream, NY. The project has to be executed in three weeks working two days in a week. There were no shows in Tuesday and Wednesday of a week. Therefore, the work had to be started on Monday af...
Duraamen Engineered Products Inc.Duraamen Engineered Products Inc. Aug 11, 2018 URL
StoPanel Technology to Offer Design Versatility Using Fiber Cement Panel Cladding from Swisspearl StoPanel Technology to Offer Design Versatility Using Fiber Cement Panel Cladding from Swisspearl
Sto Corp., the innovative world leader in cladding, air barriers, panelization, coatings, and restoration solutions announced today that the company’s prefabrication division, StoPanel Technology, is now partnered with Swisspearl, the inventors of fibe...
Sto Corp.Sto Corp. Aug 08, 2018 URL
Lighting the way for Students Lighting the way for Students
Perhaps best of all, translucent panel systems like Guardian 275® can also be beneficial for enhancing building performance. Beyond the translucent panel systems used in the facility, the Taylorsville Elementary School also features insulated concrete ...
Major Industries Inc.Major Industries Inc. Aug 05, 2018 URL
Boon Edam Launches Online, Interactive Troubleshooting Guides for Security Entrances Boon Edam Launches Online, Interactive Troubleshooting Guides for Security Entrances
The new online troubleshooting guides work as an algorithm, where the technician begins troubleshooting by selecting a product and then a particular issue from a list of the most common field issues. He or she then answers a series of “yes” or “no” que...
Boon Edam Inc.Boon Edam Inc. Aug 01, 2018 URL
Unicel Design for Safer Schools & Colleges Unicel Design for Safer Schools & Colleges
Design matters in schools and colleges where the safety and security of our young people are becoming a growing concern. Openings, such as viewing windows and door lite inserts, in both interior and exterior applications are a major consideration towar...
UNICEL Architectural Corp.UNICEL Architectural Corp. Jul 27, 2018 URL
PENETRON ADMIX Helps Launch New Tacoma Aquarium PENETRON ADMIX Helps Launch New Tacoma Aquarium
When PENETRON ADMIX is added to a concrete mix, it reduces permeability by permanently sealing microcracks, pores and capillaries, effectively protecting the concrete against water penetration and the effects of deterioration. The crystalline admixture...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Jul 21, 2018 URL
Redmond City Hall: A Model of Innovative Municipal Thinking Redmond City Hall: A Model of Innovative Municipal Thinking
Inside, a double-height atrium greets city employees and visitors. Crisp, bright finishes mark this dramatic entry area. Warm wood and stone finishes complement a curved wall of copper paneling that appears to extend from the exterior cladding of the c...
Hunter Douglas ArchitecturalHunter Douglas Architectural Jul 20, 2018 URL
Heart of America Group Relies on Boon Edam Revolving Doors for its Hotels and Restaurants Heart of America Group Relies on Boon Edam Revolving Doors for its Hotels and Restaurants
Whalen and his team explored the possibility of implementing revolving doors after their national chain partners imposed licensing agreements that required automatic doors for entrances. “I was sitting in our brand new, beautiful lobby that had an auto...
Boon Edam Inc.Boon Edam Inc. Jul 10, 2018 URL
AAG719 Majestic Perforated Grille Panels: Putting the Artistry in Art Deco AAG719 Majestic Perforated Grille Panels: Putting the Artistry in Art Deco
Our team was called upon to provide custom, oversized, laser cut, stainless steel panels which were installed throughout the lobby area. Since all the decorative metal grilles were unique sizes, our engineering and design team custom scaled the AAG719 ...
Artistry in Architectural Grilles by Advanced Arch GrillesArtistry in Architectural Grilles by Advanced Arch Grilles Jul 09, 2018 URL
World Cup Soccer is a PENETRON Sport World Cup Soccer is a PENETRON Sport
Over the years, Penetron has been behind countless large sports stadium projects, the kind that demand significant experience in the construction of complexes used for global sports events,” explains Robert Revera, President and CEO of The Penetron Gro...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Jul 07, 2018 URL
PENETRON Keeps the Water Flowing at Big Rivers Adventure Park PENETRON Keeps the Water Flowing at Big Rivers Adventure Park
Concrete, while an exceptionally hard and strong material, is also made up of a porous network of microscopic voids that water and any waterborne chemicals can enter. The constant pressure of water can penetrate through these pores and to the reinforci...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Jul 01, 2018 URL
Clay Aluminum Cable Railing - Blue Springs, MO Clay Aluminum Cable Railing - Blue Springs, MO
An Aluminum Cable Railing System opens the deck and stairs of this traditional home to a spacious, woodsy backyard. The clay powder-coat matches the creamy exterior and highlights in the brick siding, while the shaped top rail mimics the softened edges...
Stainless Cable & Railing Inc.Stainless Cable & Railing Inc. Jun 26, 2018 URL
StoPanel Technology Project in Downtown Denver Wins Award StoPanel Technology Project in Downtown Denver Wins Award
StoPanel Classic ci was the cladding selected for the new structure – using a prefabricated insulated exterior wall panel system that weighs almost 90 percent less than a precast panel of the same size. The light weight prefabricated panels are both en...
Sto Corp.Sto Corp. Jun 23, 2018 URL
NASA Johnson Space Center Human Health and Performance Laboratory NASA Johnson Space Center Human Health and Performance Laboratory
Key parts of the StonePly technology are based on NASA research and development, including aluminum honeycomb and high strength epoxies. In the 60’s and 70’s, the United States Apollo Moon missions lead to revolutionary advances in science and technolo...
StonePly Co.StonePly Co. Jun 21, 2018 URL
Xypex Treatment of Pile Caps and Pile Supported Mat Slabs Xypex Treatment of Pile Caps and Pile Supported Mat Slabs
Xypex products are often used in the pile caps to waterproof the pile cap assembly and stop water from wicking up and through the slab / column which can create moisture problems in the structure. The use of Xypex Admix in the pile caps is an easy and ...
Xypex Chemical CorporationXypex Chemical Corporation Jun 20, 2018 URL
County Materials Supplies Two Projects Selected for Design Excellence County Materials Supplies Two Projects Selected for Design Excellence
St. Francis Civic Center, designed by Bray Architects, was recognized in the Best of Concrete Masonry Category. The civic center is clad in Heritage Collection™ Designer Concrete Brick in Tuscany Villa Blend and County Stone® Masonry Units in Sage. Con...
County Materials CorporationCounty Materials Corporation Jun 16, 2018 URL
Crafthouse Restaurants Standardize on Revolving Doors to Protect Customers from the Elements Crafthouse Restaurants Standardize on Revolving Doors to Protect Customers from the Elements
The BoonAssist TQ manual revolving door from Boon Edam is a metal-framed door with glass sidewalls and door wings. The BoonAssist TQ is remarkable for its three distinct features: a “push and go” power assist drive that reduces user effort by up to 50%...
Boon Edam Inc.Boon Edam Inc. Jun 15, 2018 URL
Project Spotlight: Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park Project Spotlight: Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park
SPI produced over 51,000 sf of StoneLite® St. Hubert SLG limestone panels. The project features cantilevers, fins, offsets, and exterior panels. This is our second exterior cladding project with Toll Brothers City Living @tollbrothersinc in NYC. Projec...
Stone Panels International LLCStone Panels International LLC Jun 12, 2018 URL
R.W. Kern Center Achieves Most Advanced Green Building Standard R.W. Kern Center Achieves Most Advanced Green Building Standard
It is the first installment in Hampshire’s broad sustainability mission to make campus operations carbon neutral, including a plan to go 100 percent solar for electricity. Its gray-water treatment system is also in a pilot program for the state and may...
National GypsumNational Gypsum Jun 08, 2018 URL
New York’s The Forge showcases distinctive, copper anodized, aluminum wall panel system New York’s The Forge showcases distinctive, copper anodized, aluminum wall panel system
To create the industrial metallic look specified by FXCollaborative, Linetec finished more than 92,000 square feet of Dri-Design panels in a proprietary copper color anodize and painted an additional 4,800 square feet in a Black Iron color. Dri-Design’...
LinetecLinetec Jun 05, 2018 URL
2018 Architectural League Prize Winners Address ‘Objectivity’ in Prestigious Design Competition 2018 Architectural League Prize Winners Address ‘Objectivity’ in Prestigious Design Competition
“This year’s winners responded compellingly to the 2018 competition theme ‘Objective,’” says Anne Rieselbach, program director of The Architectural League. “Their work shows the wide-ranging and creative ways that young architects and designers explore...
Hunter Douglas ArchitecturalHunter Douglas Architectural Jun 04, 2018 URL
Applying Fire Protection Elements Into Aircraft Hangar Designs Applying Fire Protection Elements Into Aircraft Hangar Designs
In addition to proper construction and fire detection, hangars must also have active fire suppression systems in place. Three common systems include fire pumps, foam spray systems and water sprinkler systems. Fire pumps are water pump systems connected...
Smoke Guard, Inc.Smoke Guard, Inc. Jun 03, 2018 URL
PENETRON Technology Helps Russia Stage the FIFA World Cup PENETRON Technology Helps Russia Stage the FIFA World Cup
Over the years, Penetron Russia has gained a comprehensive level of experience and know-how in countless public projects and infrastructure upgrades across the country. The range of infrastructure projects that have benefitted from PENETRON crystalline...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Jun 02, 2018 URL
Museum at Prairiefire, Kansas, USA Museum at Prairiefire, Kansas, USA
The expansive lobby is enclosed in “lines of fire” – faceted vertical planes composed of tinted vision glazing, dichroic glass and iridescent stainless steel panels set in a composition invoking flames. The glass and steel shift color depending on pers...
Kawneer Co., Inc.Kawneer Co., Inc. May 28, 2018 URL
Making privacy a priority for a new, state-of-the-art NICU Making privacy a priority for a new, state-of-the-art NICU
After several years of careful planning and construction for a spacious new NICU, patients and staff alike are responding most favorably to the new unit that opened in early 2016. More than doubling in size for its 23 beds, it provides 19 private rooms...
UNICEL Architectural Corp.UNICEL Architectural Corp. May 16, 2018 URL
OUE Skyspace, US Bank Tower Case Study OUE Skyspace, US Bank Tower Case Study
Working with Gensler and ceiling contractor Martin Integrated, the design team at the You Inspire Solutions Center achieved the design intent using custom Armstrong® MetalWorks™ ceiling panels painted gold and attached to create a louvered look. “They ...
Armstrong Ceiling SolutionsArmstrong Ceiling Solutions May 15, 2018 URL
Iowa School of Music Case Study Iowa School of Music Case Study
The Reception Area uses the Solare™ Double Glazed Partition System (1/2” glazing thickness for at both panes) and a Single Glazed Door with Ladder Pull Hardware (glazing for doors 1/2″). Due to the height of the transom above the Reception Area doors, ...
Avanti Systems USAAvanti Systems USA May 12, 2018 URL
Structura UK Adds Scotland to Kalwall Distribution Structura UK Adds Scotland to Kalwall Distribution
Structura recently assumed that status after reaching an agreement to distribute Kalwall, the global leader in diffuse natural daylighting solutions, in Scotland. Structura was already Kalwall’s UK distributor in England, Northern Ireland and Wales. Gl...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation May 09, 2018 URL
Concrete Masonry Meets Historic Design Requirements at a Cost-Effective Price Concrete Masonry Meets Historic Design Requirements at a Cost-Effective Price
The building’s location within the Downton Redevelopment District meant it had to adhere to a specific set of guidelines created by the Muskego City Council. To meet these guidelines, the architect chose Heritage Collection™ Designer Concrete Brick wit...
County Materials CorporationCounty Materials Corporation May 07, 2018 URL
AMBICO’s door and frame assembly pairs beauty with strength, honoring military history and keeping cadets safe AMBICO’s door and frame assembly pairs beauty with strength, honoring military history and keeping cadets safe
Because the building was designed in a military gothic style, project architect Clark Nexsen was resolute that Davis Barracks have an imposing entranceway with gracious curves and detailed recessed panels. Eight panels of insulated glass with muntin ba...
AmbicoAmbico May 06, 2018 URL
Wall & Floor Coatings in Hospital and Healthcare Clean Rooms Wall & Floor Coatings in Hospital and Healthcare Clean Rooms
Wall and floor coatings in hospital and healthcare clean rooms must meet certain requirements. Firstly, they must be slip-resistant and safe. They should be puncture-resistant, and stain resistant. The disinfectants and cleaners that are used in hospit...
Duraamen Engineered Products Inc.Duraamen Engineered Products Inc. Apr 29, 2018 URL
Brick Walls for Monastary of St. Clare Brick Walls for Monastary of St. Clare
There is no better way to complete your landscape design than the addition of a brick wall enclosure. Aside from providing privacy and a feeling of security, a brick wall adds a dramatic finishing touch that complements the homeowner's architectural vi...
Belden Brick Co.Belden Brick Co. Apr 27, 2018 URL
Armortexs Bulletproof Fiberglass Composite Panels Armortex's Bulletproof Fiberglass Composite Panels
Basically, any wall or floor surface that requires a long life and is not susceptible to corrosion, mold and is easy to install is a candidate for fiberglass panels. Armortex® products provide the maximum bullet and blast resistance available today in ...
ArmortexArmortex Apr 26, 2018 URL
Xypex Project: Historic Hearst Castle Neptune Pool Xypex Project: Historic Hearst Castle Neptune Pool
Built in the 1930s the pool’s concrete was old, very porous and with considerable honeycombing and other concrete defects. It also had 24k gold plated hand-carved Italian tiles that needed to be carefully removed before any remedial work was undertaken...
Xypex Chemical CorporationXypex Chemical Corporation Apr 25, 2018 URL
MarShield Medical - Certified Consultation Services MarShield Medical - Certified Consultation Services
Our Certified Health Physics Engineer can provide convenient on-site consulting to find workable solutions for your project. They will take the time to understand your requirements and challenges to allow you to deliver high-quality results. We can com...
MarShield - a division of The MarsMetal CompanyMarShield - a division of The MarsMetal Company Apr 24, 2018 URL
Call It a Comeback: Inside Downtown Detroit’s New Little Caesars Arena Call It a Comeback: Inside Downtown Detroit’s New Little Caesars Arena
Victoria Anderson, Hunter Douglas’ design specialist, worked closely with the architect in earlier stages of the project, and sent a rendering to Hunter Pope, Hunter Douglas’ architectural sales manager, for evaluation. “I immediately said, ‘Yes, we ca...
Hunter Douglas ArchitecturalHunter Douglas Architectural Apr 23, 2018 URL
Daylighting & Schools: An A+ Combination Daylighting & Schools: An A+ Combination
Natural light can have a large impact on student performance. A study done by Heschong Mahone Group, “Daylighting in Schools” (2002), evaluated daylighting and human performance in three separate school districts in differing climates, with different b...
Major Industries Inc.Major Industries Inc. Apr 22, 2018 URL
Movie Time in Fortaleza – Thanks to PENETRON Movie Time in Fortaleza – Thanks to PENETRON
The central part of the most recent upgrade this year, a three-floor building integrated into the previous main structure, added movie theaters and more designer shops. In addition to the new entertainment facilities and retail areas, a new underground...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Apr 19, 2018 URL
World-Class Casino Resort In National Harbor World-Class Casino Resort In National Harbor
This destination gaming resort is located in National Harbor, a waterfront development just south of Washington, D.C. The 1-million-square-foot, $925 million MGM National Harbor Resort will include a 300-room luxury hotel, an expansive casino, a 1,200-...
National GypsumNational Gypsum Apr 07, 2018 URL
Brooklyn – An Architect’s Delight. Brooklyn – An Architect’s Delight.
When a circa 1892 historic brownstone in Fort Greene was undergoing restoration, our team of craftsmen was brought in. Each room with its high ceilings, wide, tall windows and warm wood floors, required classic perforated metal grilles to accent the f...
Advanced Arch GrillesAdvanced Arch Grilles Apr 05, 2018 URL
Exterior Cladding for Delnor Hospital Exterior Cladding for Delnor Hospital
StonePly Exterior Cladding was Delnor Hospital’s solution to all the challenges they faced. StonePly panels are simple to install, affordable, and can accommodate for future expansions. StonePly saves money on construction cost. Installation of typical...
StonePly Co.StonePly Co. Apr 02, 2018 URL
Tallest Residential Tower in Denver Nestles Into Confluence Park Tallest Residential Tower in Denver Nestles Into Confluence Park
Over 5,000 square feet of Morin's F-12 panel was used for this project.The panels made of 18 gauge galvalume steel. They were installed vertically with a negative pressure clip design to withstand high wind loads. This design combined with the heavy du...
Morin® - A Kingspan Group CompanyMorin® - A Kingspan Group Company Mar 29, 2018 URL
Custom bike racks for Social Bikes, a non-profit local bike-sharing operation out of New York Custom bike racks for Social Bikes, a non-profit local bike-sharing operation out of New York
Few companies other than Madrax were willing to partner with Michael on such a unique bike rack and work around the design and financial limitations of the project. The bike-share stations were planned throughout the city, and not only did the project ...
Madrax Bike RacksMadrax Bike Racks Mar 17, 2018 URL
County Materials Partners with High School Class Working to Fill the Skilled Labor Gap County Materials Partners with High School Class Working to Fill the Skilled Labor Gap
According to the US Department of Labor, skilled labor positions, such as construction and manufacturing jobs are growing in demand faster than any other occupation and are facing a massive shortage of workers. When preparing his 2017 courses, Vanderwy...
County Materials CorporationCounty Materials Corporation Mar 15, 2018 URL
Mill Creek Residences in Miami Stay Dry with Penetron Mill Creek Residences in Miami Stay Dry with Penetron
Mill Creek Residential Trust develops, builds and operates apartment communities in urban areas across the USA. With tens of thousands of residential units under management, Mill Creek engineers and project managers deal with a wide range of constructi...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Mar 14, 2018  
HeartFelt was named a top sound product offering innovative ways to get the most out of a projects acoustical performance HeartFelt was named a top sound product offering "innovative ways to get the most out of a project's acoustical performance"
HeartFelt, our modular felt ceiling system, was named a top sound product offering "innovative ways to get the most out of a project's acoustical performance" by Building Design+Construction, which says the system creates "a warm ambience, offers solid...
Hunter Douglas ArchitecturalHunter Douglas Architectural Mar 11, 2018 URL
Xypex is a proud sponsor for the UBC Concrete Toboggan team Xypex is a proud sponsor for the UBC Concrete Toboggan team
This year the team was innovative in being the first team to install an electronic data logging module that recorded the stress that their concrete skis would experience, as well as the acceleration data during cornering, braking, and potentially a col...
Xypex Chemical CorporationXypex Chemical Corporation Mar 10, 2018 URL
AAG705 Brick Perforated Grille: A Case Study AAG705 Brick Perforated Grille: A Case Study
A new client came to us for help on a key project they needed to wrap up quickly. The requirements involved stair-tread sidewalls and custom, laser cut stainless steel ramp panels to conceal a transfer duct. The client had already purchased the specia...
Artistry in Architectural Grilles by Advanced Arch GrillesArtistry in Architectural Grilles by Advanced Arch Grilles Mar 08, 2018 URL
Senseon Joins International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety Senseon Joins International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety
The International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS) is the only professional organization focused on the staff and professionals who manage and direct safety and security programs in healthcare facilities. The 50-year-old organizat...
Accuride InternationalAccuride International Mar 05, 2018 URL
Launching Instruction Video Program to Facilitate Efficient Installation of Security Entrances Launching Instruction Video Program to Facilitate Efficient Installation of Security Entrances
The videos are currently available in English on Boon Edam’s most popular security products: the Tourlock 180+90 security revolving door, the Circlelock mantrap portal, and the Speedlane Lifeline Swing optical turnstile. Videos in Spanish will be launc...
Boon Edam Inc.Boon Edam Inc. Mar 04, 2018 URL
Cable & Hardware for Display Shelves Cable & Hardware for Display Shelves
Our cable and hardware can be used for all sorts of applications, not just railings. Stainless Cable & Railing Inc. offers manufacturer direct products and services for cable railing systems. Our products are uniquely designed with cable railing applic...
Stainless Cable & Railing Inc.Stainless Cable & Railing Inc. Feb 28, 2018 URL
Parex and EIFS: Makes Any Shape, Color, or Texture Possible Parex and EIFS: Makes Any Shape, Color, or Texture Possible
Great Hearts Academy, Scottsdale, AZ - SPG Construction, Inc.’s use of EIFS on this project proves that any shape, color, or texture really is possible with Parex and EIFS.
Parex Feb 26, 2018 URL
Major Grocer Builds Sustainable Customer Support Center Major Grocer Builds Sustainable Customer Support Center
The Customer Support Center was constructed in an old warehouse. It provides office space, a cafeteria, and a 600-seat auditorium. It is located on the headquarters campus of the 1,287 supermarket chain covering the southeast and mid-Atlantic states. T...
National GypsumNational Gypsum Feb 17, 2018 URL
Project Spotlight: School Focused, Nature Inspired Project Spotlight: School Focused, Nature Inspired
Major Industries provided numerous Guardian 275® single slope skylights for the project. They're a terrific daylighting tool as they are lightweight, easy to install, and provide soft, glare-free natural light for interior spaces. With a focus on indoo...
Major Industries Inc.Major Industries Inc. Feb 08, 2018 URL
envIRONtread II Rigid Grate Entrance Grille envIRONtread II Rigid Grate Entrance Grille
Babcock-Davis' EnvIRONtread II Rigid Grate is constructed of recycled, reversible, and sustainable materials and is effective in any type of high-traffic entrance.
Babcock-DavisBabcock-Davis Feb 04, 2018 URL
City of Canton, Michigan Project City of Canton, Michigan Project
Our bid included the cost to duplicate their large, ornate cast aluminum base, tube and rod bending equipment and dies for their custom arm, an extrusion die for the luminaires' housing, and finally tooling to produce the custom glass canopy dome. Our ...
Niland Co.Niland Co. Jan 31, 2018 URL
Church doors greet parishioners with the natural beauty and eternal  appeal of wood, without the maintenance Church doors greet parishioners with the natural beauty and eternal appeal of wood, without the maintenance
Linetec’s Wood Grain Gold Series palette features 14 textured, wood grain patterns that meet the higher performance criteria of AAMA 2604. Additional finishes also are available as either textured or smooth in more than 50 wood grain patterns, these po...
LinetecLinetec Jan 29, 2018 URL
Bringing the Arts to Life: Elgin Artspace Lofts Bringing the Arts to Life: Elgin Artspace Lofts
The Elgin Artspace Lofts in Elgin, Ill., is a unique project combining 55 lofts for artists with 5,874 square feet of retail and community space that includes an artists’ gallery. A skylight featuring Kalwall translucent sandwich panels bathes the comm...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation Jan 27, 2018 URL
Georgia Southern Ensures Swift, Secure Access at Recreation Center Georgia Southern Ensures Swift, Secure Access at Recreation Center
The newly renovated RAC deployed Boon Edam waist high turnstiles and gates as a means to control access for the increased number of visitors each day under staff supervision. In 2006, the turnstiles were paired with fingerprint scanning technology to c...
Boon Edam Inc.Boon Edam Inc. Jan 26, 2018 URL
U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis Project U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis Project
The biggest event in football is just around the corner. This year, the famous game will be held at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Designed to reflect the strong and diverse heritage of the city, the stadium promotes openness and an outdoor feel whi...
Kawneer Co., Inc.Kawneer Co., Inc. Jan 15, 2018 URL
Flashing for Adhered Masonry Veneer Flashing for Adhered Masonry Veneer
The adhered masonry veneer market offers additional opportunities for masons, with quality products that provide superior drainage performance for thin veneers. Adhered masonry veneers are becoming as popular as cavity wall veneers in many parts of the...
Mortar Net Solutions®Mortar Net Solutions® Jan 14, 2018 URL
Penetron Helps Saudis Stay Hydrated Penetron Helps Saudis Stay Hydrated
This project was completed to ensure a reliable supply of drinking water during peaks in demand, when pilgrims travel to Jeddah, and disruptions in the normal flow when our desalination plants are being overhauled. PENETRON, a surface-applied, integral...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Jan 11, 2018  
Design Spotlight: Enhancing Daylight with Color Design Spotlight: Enhancing Daylight with Color
Spectra-Grid from Major is a creative design option that utilizes custom-colored translucent insulation to add visual impact to Guardian 275 daylighting systems. How does the Spectra-Grid system work? It's simple - as light makes its way through the Gu...
Major Industries Inc.Major Industries Inc. Jan 03, 2018 URL

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