Whitepapers

| Daylighting| April 11, 2015
Daylight is an excellent design material. With it, you can enhance the look of interiors any way you want, though daylighting large spaces can be seen as a big challenge. To maximize the potential of your daylight design, read on to receive helpful...
| University Buildings| April 08, 2015
This white paper focuses on mold in college dormitories. How bad a problem is mold infestation in dorms, and how do you fight it? This white paper declares that the first battle line must be drawn in the bathroom.
| March 30, 2015
There are few construction products or raw materials that generate as much unnecessary controversy as polyvinyl chloride, commonly known as PVC. However, the “controversy” over PVC comes in the form of misconceptions and myths that have...
| Coatings| March 10, 2015
While all 70% PVDF architectural coatings are created with the same quality PVDF resin systems, the coating systems’ performance can vary widely due to the proprietary formulations of each coating manufacturer. Any paint manufacturer can...
| 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...
| K-12 Schools| January 30, 2015
It has been proven that a school’s indoor environment has a significant impact on student learning and staff effectiveness. Daylighting has been shown to improve concentration, reduce behavioral issues and more, making it a key strategy for...
| 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...
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