CertainTeed Ceilings' campaign strives to bring sound acoustics to workplaces, schools, and healthcare facilities.

Contemporary, fun, transitional and elegant, Meyda Custom Lighting’s new Crinkle Fused Glass Pendants are custom crafted with hot glass sculpted into cool contemporary lighting designs. 

Side-by-side comparison of Keralite Select (at right) versus typical fire-rated
Side-by-side comparison of Keralite Select (at right) versus typical fire-rated

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain has added a new, innovative glass ceramic to its Keralite product line. Keralite Select combines patent-pending surface polishing technology with advanced composition to create the sharpest, most...

Gamewell-FCI by Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announces the SpectrAlert® Advance Series of low-frequency fire alarm sounders and sounder strobes to meet National Fire Alarm Association (NFPA) code requirements for sleeping areas...

The system’s unique perforated surface reduces reverberation time and increases speech intelligibility—an ideal solution in K-12 schools, conference rooms and offices.

The history of metal buildings dates back to the late 1700s with the construction of fireproof mill structures for the agricultural and textile industries in Britain. During the next 100 years, hundreds of portable iron...
In this AIA/CES-approved presentation, you will learn that designing a roofing system for long-term performance requires long-term thinking about the details incorporated in a metal roof system. This presentation provides...
This year marks the 10th anniversary of commercial installations for the world’s leading electrochromic glass product. While a decade may appear to be a long time, it is a relatively short horizon for the construction...
AIA CES class: New trends in ceiling designs and materials
AIA CES class: New trends in ceiling designs and materials
A broad array of new and improved ceiling products offers designers everything from superior acoustics and closed-loop, recycled content to eased integration with lighting systems, HVAC diffusers, fire sprinkler heads, and...
Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control
Installation of a facade panel system that uses a rainscreen approach to control
  Most buildings rely on a limited set of strategies for keeping water out. This course describes the rainscreen approach, which has six elements: cladding, cavity, thermal layer (insulation), air barrier, moisture...
Tower Pinkster Titus Architects specified a silicone-glazed curtain wall for ene
Tower Pinkster Titus Architects specified a silicone-glazed curtain wall for ene
When it comes to selecting fenestration systems—particularly glass facades and door systems—a number of factors come into play, requiring a thorough evaluation of a project’s individual requirements. However, some general...
In addition to providing a number of practical benefits such as durability and c
In addition to providing a number of practical benefits such as durability and c
A building’s façade is much more than a pretty face. Exterior cladding plays a dual role as the architecture’s primary aesthetic and the building envelope’s first layer, making it one of the most important technical and...
Thanks in part to the steady rise in home energy costs recently, there has been a greater emphasis on increasing energy efficiency to offset this spike, as well as mitigate environmental impact. According to the U.S. Energy...
Accessing files on the job site can be challenging. Without Internet access, you print out your engineering plans beforehand, carry them with you, and then modify the old-fashioned way: pen to paper. Learn how Egnyte helps...
This white paper provides readers with an understanding of how today’s advanced fire rated glass systems contribute to LEED and sustainable design as a whole. The discussion includes an explanation of the...
Making the Most of the Reconstruction Boom Reconstruction in its many forms—tenant improvements, retail fitouts, adaptive reuse, historic preservation, gut rehab, and so on—is keeping many design and construction firms...
Soy materials for building construction are renewable, environmentally friendly and ideal for green building. Benefits as compared to petrochemical and other material stocks show a range of performance and environmental...
The topic of water shortages is nothing new, as cities around the globe struggle with drought, water quality, supply constraints, and failing infrastructures. However, the idea of new plumbing codes and design standards...
Guard booths, stations and shelters are defense strategy linchpins, becoming increasingly integral to perimeter defense planning. Before evaluating the efficacy of different guard booth configurations, and before selecting a...
From the company that brought you Construction Computing Magazine’s 2011 BIM Product of the Year ArchiCAD 15, the “Get There Faster with ArchiCAD” whitepaper examines five critical areas to explore before making your final...
Download Complete White Paper Download Introduction Download Chapters 1-4Defining Net-Zero Energy Buildings
Our seventh White Paper on Green Buildings focuses on the role of water in sustainable design and construction. The editors conclude with a set of 21 detailed recommendations for the consideration of the Building Teams, home...
Channel glass creates a curving façade. Photo: Technical Glass Products
Channel glass creates a curving façade. Photo: Technical Glass Products
Project: Bradford West Gwillimbury Leisure Centre Location: Ontario, Canada Architect: Salter Pilon Architecture in association with Lett Architects Glazing Contractor: Aeroloc Industries Channel Glass Supplier:...
High Plains Equipment sells and services Case IH agricultural equipment at its n
High Plains Equipment sells and services Case IH agricultural equipment at its n
As modern agricultural equipment continues to get larger and more sophisticated, the buildings that sell and service those massive earthmovers must do the same.  That’s why High Plains Equipment, an independent Case IH...
28 lbs. per sf SLENDERWALL panels
28 lbs. per sf SLENDERWALL panels
Johns Hopkins Hospital operates a dense, urban medical campus in Baltimore with an outsize global reputation. Nestled amid the pioneering clinical and research facilities is the Nelson-Harvey Building, a 1970s-era modernist...
Design architect GWWO selected Valspar’s Blue Pearl II color-changing paint to c
Design architect GWWO selected Valspar’s Blue Pearl II color-changing paint to c
With its shimmering, iridescent exterior, Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral, Fla., beckons visitors with its unique appearance as its color changes in different light and at different angles. Opened in November 2013, the...
Johnsonite’s Melodia Homogeneous Vinyl Sheet and Granit Safe-T Sheet Vinyl enhan
Johnsonite’s Melodia Homogeneous Vinyl Sheet and Granit Safe-T Sheet Vinyl enhan
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the largest and most comprehensive pediatric hospitals and research institutes in the United States.
Completed in 2012, a 2,100-sf custom metal building serves as a maintenance and
Completed in 2012, a 2,100-sf custom metal building serves as a maintenance and
The old wooden horse barn on the grounds of Bastoni Vineyards in Santa Rosa, Calif., had outlived its usefulness. “It was really cool looking, but it certainly wasn’t meeting our needs at all,” says Russ Messana, owner of...
The Rombald team
The Rombald team
Rombald Inc. is a rapidly growing consulting firm in Ontario, Canada, specializing in mechanical, electrical, and telecommunication engineering. The company takes pride in executing creative designs while striving to surpass...
Is your firm an AEC Giant? We are now accepting survey submissions for the annual Giants 300 report.
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