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...
Fire-rated glass and glazing assemblies deliver safety and security benefits while offering a number of aesthetic and functional qualities that building teams demand from architectural glass. These systems include fire-...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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