SAFTI FIRST
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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...
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...
As social networking has evolved from an emerging trend to a mainstream global phenomenon, it has transformed the way people interact with each other.  Beyond creating new opportunities to communicate with individuals...
Color and light are two of the most fundamental, yet powerful tools available to architects and interior design professionals. Used effectively, color can express an individual’s personality, convey a business’ brand essence...
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...
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...
White Paper: Anoka-Hennepin School District
White Paper: Anoka-Hennepin School District
This White Paper describes how burner modulation controls reduced annual energy consumption by 8.5% at Blaine High School in the Anoka-Hennepin School District outside of Minneapolis, Minn., and generated a payback in less...
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...
Do you have the next big idea for improving the performance of buildings and the built environment? Building Design+Construction’s 3rd Annual U40 Leadership Summit is your chance to shine—and share in $5,000 in prizes. The...
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Springfield, Va. Photo: Paul Warchol
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Springfield, Va. Photo: Paul Warchol
Thirteen structural steel building projects have earned national recognition in the 2013 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program (IDEAS2). Conducted annually by the American...
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...
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...
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...
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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