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It’s worth noting that recycled materials are not difficult for steel-makers to acquire. Steel recycling is well established in North America, and has been for decades. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.
Since the 45 minute openings in this 1-hour exit corridor extend to all the way to the floor, the architects specified SuperLite II-XL 45, a fire resistive tempered product with hose stream that meets ASTM E-119. SuperLite II-XL 45 effectively blocks smoke, flames and dangerous radiant heat to enable safe egress through the corridor. Photo courtesy of SaftiFirst.
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Google is among a handful of tech giants to unveil plans for “action” offices. Rendering courtesy Google, BIG, Thomas Heatherwick
Research proves that interior vegetation boosts productivity, concentration, and satisfaction. Photo courtesy Sage Vertical Gardens
Hotels are taking both sustainability and wellness seriously. Many announce their recycling programs, use of non-toxic cleaning supplies, and commitment to the reduction of energy and water consumption on their websites. Image courtesy Morgue File/IJY
Valspar’s test fence in Fort Myers, Fla., contains more than 100,000 weather test panels. Photo courtesy of Valspar.