Whitepapers

| BIM and Information Technology| February 26, 2015
Owners inevitably face project delays, cost overruns, and disputes throughout construction project execution. This whitepaper presents ways that business owners can more effectively mitigate factors that derail control, while also building an...
| Fire-Rated Products| August 12, 2014
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-protective and fire-resistive...
| Coatings| March 19, 2014
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 and infuse meaning into...
| March 05, 2014
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 and online communities...
| School Construction| January 01, 2014
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. Today, metal building systems are being designed for nearly every imaginable...
| Glass and Glazing| August 29, 2013
2013 marks the 10th anniversary of commercial installations for the world’s leading electrochromic (EC) glass product. This paper defines and explains EC technology and discusses its many benefits, with the goal of helping architects, building...
| Energy Efficiency| February 01, 2013
Steve Anderson, Director of Buildings & Grounds for Anoka-Hennepin school district has been tracking energy consumption in all of his schools and comparing them against each other for several years. He met with his Siemens Solution Partner to...
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