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...
Public Safety Headquarters, Detroit. Photo: courtesy Valspar
Public Safety Headquarters, Detroit. Photo: courtesy Valspar
For the city of Detroit, reinvention and renewal are major priorities, but public projects must be planned with a sharp eye on the budget and smart investments in efficient materials. This balance is exemplified by the city’...
Effective, fun fire-rated egress stairwell. Photo: TGP
Effective, fun fire-rated egress stairwell. Photo: TGP
Project: Mill Brook Elementary School Location: Concord, N.H. Architect: HMFH Architects Glazing Contractor: R & R Window Contractors Product: Fireframes® Aluminum Series frames with Pilkington Pyrostop® glass...
Liberty Utilities installs Viega MegaPress. Photo: Viega
Liberty Utilities installs Viega MegaPress. Photo: Viega
Joining pipe can be a demanding task. Even with proper equipment and training, traditional methods of installation still run the risk of causing injury to installers, experienced or not. Liberty Utilities of New Hampshire...
Since 1998, William Duff Architects has specialized in retail, residential, and
Since 1998, William Duff Architects has specialized in retail, residential, and
Based in San Francisco, William Duff Architects creates architectural solutions for modern lifestyles and workplaces. WDA is committed to creating innovative architecture that is responsible, sustainable and passionately...
CSHQA office, Boise, Idaho. Photo: Nichiha
CSHQA office, Boise, Idaho. Photo: Nichiha
When it came time for CSHQA, an award-winning, full-service architecture and engineering firm, to move office locations, they didn’t need to look far. The 20,000-square-foot warehouse was not only a mere three blocks away,...
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...
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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