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Jan 10, 2011
Ecophon Master Solo S suspended ceiling panels combine style with Class-A sound absorption. The high-density fiberglass panels, made with 75% recycled content, are hung with ceiling wires fastened to suspension wire anchors on their...
Jan 10, 2011
The 47-year-old East Hills Mall in St. Joseph, Mo., was in need of a facelift, so Hollis+Miller Architects, headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., and consultant ComArts of Boulder, Colo., specified Citadel Envelope 2000 metal composite...
Jan 10, 2011
Trimble introduced Trimble ConstructJob, an updated version of the Accubid Web-based project management solution for the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) trades. In addition to supporting Accubid mechanical and electrical...
Jan 9, 2011
The Solar Powered Dimmer, made to work with 10-inch tubular skylights, uses a remote control to adjust the amount of sunlight allowed into the room.
Jan 9, 2011
Concerned about high HVAC energy use due to solar heat, and high energy consumption for heating in the winter, the school installed a 12-foot-diameter Powerfoil fan to recirculate warm air as it rises.
Jan 9, 2011
An office building at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., suffered from indoor temperatures as high as 90°F due to direct sun exposure. To solve the problem, Calvin installed windows with Pleotint’s thermochromic lamination...
Jan 9, 2011
The enMotion Automated Touchless Soap Dispenser features adjustable portion control from 0.4 mL to 0.7 mL to help eliminate waste. It can accommodate up to 3,000 uses with soap or 2,500 uses with sanitizer.
Jan 10, 2011
The York model YK-EP Energy Plus large capacity centrifugal chiller features a patent-pending mechanical compression economizer cycle that increases capacity and energy efficiency.
Jan 9, 2011
During its recent expansion, Piper High School in Kansas City, Kan., added both school spirit and functionality with the installation of a pirate mascot to a GKD Omega 1510 stainless steel woven mesh fabric façade.
Jan 9, 2011
A prototype nursing station using LG Hausys's Eden-Plus surface, an acrylic solid with 25% recycled content, provides a nonporous surface suitable for medical environments.
Jan 9, 2011
The podium wall system on Tower One of the One World Trade Center in New York City will feature more than 2,000 pieces of Starphire ultra-clear glass. PPG Industries will supply glass in 10-mm, 12-mm and 25-mm thicknesses for the 185-foot-...
Jan 9, 2011
With a tight deadline and budget, designers of Georgia State University’s four-building, 2,000-bed student housing complex needed a wall construction option that was quick to install. Worries about mildew forming in the humid...
Jan 9, 2011
The EcoBreeze cooling system for data centers uses both indirect evaporative and air-to-air heat exchange, automatically switching between the two methods to provide consistent cooling. The manufacturers claims it is the only system that...
Jan 7, 2011
To get your project’s daylighting right, you need to go well beyond window design and take into account the building as a whole.