SAFTI FIRST
SAFTI FIRST

SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, is pleased to announce that the SAFTIfire Hurricane system now has Florida Product Approvals for 60 to 120 minute wall/window...

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...

White Paper: Hudson High School
White Paper: Hudson High School
This White Paper describes the Hudson Community School Board's decision to approve a major project upgrade: renovating the high school’s original DDC system. Improving a problematic temperature control system in the district...
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...
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...
Click here to read BD+C's 2008 White Paper: Green Buildings + Climate Change
It’s time to raise the performance of our existing commercial buildings. To reduce energy consumption. To increase durability. To lessen environmental impact and lifecycle cost. The 4.8 million existing commercial buildings...
Click here to read BD+C's 2007 Green Buildings Research White Paper: Where Building Owners, End Users and AEC Professionals Stand on Sustainability and Green Building
Click here to read BD+C White Paper 2006: Green Buildings and the Bottom Line The ‘New Reality’ of Green Building From Environmental Cause to Financial Opportunity
Click here to read BD+C's Life Cycle Assessment and Sustainability White Paper 2005
Wired glass was the only fire rated glass (FRG) product available for over 100 years. In traditional wired glass, the embedded wires hold annealed glass in place during the fire test to achieve a fire rating. While the wires...
Building project teams involved in design- build and other forms of integrated project delivery (IPD) face new and fast-moving chal- lenges in project team organization, software and hardware, networking, file sharing and...
To benefit from new building design and construction technologies as well as novel project management approaches, leading AEC organizations of all sizes and scales are deploying building information modeling (BIM). While the...
Click here to access BD+C's White Paper on Sustainability 2003: A Report on the Green Building Movement
Max Planck Florida Institute, Jupiter, Fla.
Max Planck Florida Institute, Jupiter, Fla.
Right Way Plumbing has installed Viega ProPress® systems at the Max Planck Florida Institute in Jupiter, Fla. The 19 different applications in this prestigious facility include the air conditioner condensate lines, lab air...
Steel curtain wall entry with heat-mirror glass. Image: TGP
Steel curtain wall entry with heat-mirror glass. Image: TGP
Project: Southbridge Middle-High School Location: Southbridge, Mass. Architect: Tappé Associates   Glazing Contractor: Lockheed Window Corp.   Product: SteelBuilt Curtainwall Infinity™ System from Technical...
Say you buy a piece of land in Montana and plan to build your dream house on it. There are a lot of questions to answer first: How is it going to be designed? Which architect and contractor to hire? Where to get the...
All photos: courtesy Valspar
All photos: courtesy Valspar
Judson University in Elgin, Ill., recently experienced some enviable challenges: continuous growth in its fledging architectural and design program had led to less classroom, meeting and office space, and the university had...
Narrow fire-rated aluminum framing system
Narrow fire-rated aluminum framing system
Project: Johnson & Wales University Center for Physician Assistant Studies Location: Providence, RI Architect: DBVW Architects Glazing Contractor: Cherry Hill Glass Co. Product: Fireframes® Aluminum Series frames and...
SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2 Attack in SAFTIfire Ballisti
SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2 Attack in SAFTIfire Ballisti
Project Name: Plaquemines Parish Detention Center in Davant, La. Architect: L.R. Kimball General Contractor: The Lemoine Company Glazier: Glass, Inc. Products used: SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2...
Photo: BQE Software
Photo: BQE Software
Many architecture firms struggled after the economic downturn hit the design and construction industry hard in 2008. However, Foreman Seeley Fountain Architecture, a small Atlanta firm with 14 employees, managed to survive...
Is your firm an AEC Giant? We are now accepting survey submissions for the annual Giants 300 report.
Deadline: April 5, 2013

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