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...
New metal buildings have helped boost productivity at Perrault Farms in Yakima V
New metal buildings have helped boost productivity at Perrault Farms in Yakima V
Each year, when the calendar strikes August 25, the operations of Perrault Farms kick into high gear.  For the next 35 days, the Toppenish, Wash., facilities operate around the clock to harvest, dry, bale and chill the...
Channel glass exterior façade. Photo: Technical Glass Products/NBBJ
Channel glass exterior façade. Photo: Technical Glass Products/NBBJ
Project: University of San Francisco, John Lo Schiavo, S.J. Center for Science and Innovation Location: San Francisco Architect: NBBJ Glass: Pilkington Profilit™ translucent channel glass system with Lumira® aerogel...
For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire res
For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire res
Project: Oakland Airport Connector - Doolittle BART Station in Oakland, Calif. Architect: ED2 International Glazing Contractor: Bagatelos Glass Products: SuperLite II-XL 60 IGU in GPX Framing with Sunshade Connection Why...
JW Marriott Indianapolis
JW Marriott Indianapolis
The JW Marriott Indianapolis redefined the city’s skyline. With more than 1,000 rooms, the 34-story JW Marriott is both the largest and tallest hotel in Indianapolis. One of the most prestigious hotels in the city, the JW...
The panels have rectangular dimensions, with shades of red and gray to mirror th
The panels have rectangular dimensions, with shades of red and gray to mirror th
Minneapolis’ North Loop neighborhood, like many close-in urban environments, is a community in transition. Over the past decade, property owners and developers have gradually blended and adapted historic buildings and...
Fireframes® Designer Series doors in Grim Hall
Fireframes® Designer Series doors in Grim Hall
Project: Lincoln University, Grim Hall Location: Lincoln University, PA Architect: Tevebaugh Associates Product: FireLite® NT fire-rated glass ceramic with Fireframes® Designer Series doors    For the renovation...
Fire-rated glass floor system study area. Photo: courtesy TGP
Fire-rated glass floor system study area. Photo: courtesy TGP
Project: Northwestern University Engineering Life Sciences Location: Evanston, Ill. Architect: Flad Architects Glazing Contractor: Mid-States Glass and Metal, Inc. Glazing System Supplier: Technical Glass Products Glass...