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Case Study: Miami Beach Commercial Building Case Study: Miami Beach Commercial Building
Complete cleaning, repair, and staining of this 20,000 square foot office building in Miami, Florida. Project utilized our NawTone stain and waterproofing products. Time to completion was just over 12 weeks. The vertical concrete surfaces were prepared...
Nawkaw CorporationNawkaw Corporation Dec 31, 2017 URL
Notre Dames foundation paved by Northeast Ohio brick company Notre Dame's foundation paved by Northeast Ohio brick company
Ohio State's football team has almost two dozen players from Northeast Ohio on its roster, but it's Notre Dame that is surrounded by a piece of the region. Actually, pieces. Canton-based Belden Brick Co., which has roots dating to the late 19th century...
Belden Brick Co.Belden Brick Co. Dec 27, 2017 URL
Holy Land Experience: Church of all Nations, Orlando, FL Holy Land Experience: Church of all Nations, Orlando, FL
JM Elite Builders, Inc is a leading subcontractor located but not limited to the central Florida area that concentrates in exterior wall finishes. They have had the opportunity to partner up with general contractors nationwide for the development of n...
Parex Dec 21, 2017 URL
Plymouth Meeting Mall, Pennsylvania Plymouth Meeting Mall, Pennsylvania
StonePly offered a lightweight Academy Black Granite panel consisting of natural stone laminated to an aluminum backing. The panels were installed six-times faster than traditional tile setting techniques by utilizing Z-clip extrusions attached to the ...
StonePly Co.StonePly Co. Dec 19, 2017 URL
Collaboration creates success in APAC Collaboration creates success in APAC
For education, the Da-Lite IDEA Screen was combined with the EB-696ui and Extron Control System. The interactive projector’s capabilities are enhanced by Da-Lite’s IDEA screen – a projection screen and whiteboard. IDEA features no hot spots, an erasabl...
Da-LiteDa-Lite Dec 17, 2017 URL
Optimizing Emergency Department Design for Behavioral Health Patients Optimizing Emergency Department Design for Behavioral Health Patients
Project architects selected integrated cord-free louvers from Unicel Architectural to ensure completely adjustable privacy and visibility levels to ensure patient comfort, along with attack-resistant glazing and adaptable anti-ligature operators. Visio...
UNICEL Architectural Corp.UNICEL Architectural Corp. Dec 14, 2017 URL
Art Gallery of Ontario Enjoys More Space and Comfort Art Gallery of Ontario Enjoys More Space and Comfort
Boon Edam’s BoonAssist TQ is a manual revolving door that has three distinct features: a “push and go” power assist drive that reduces user effort by up to 50%, automatic positioning of the door wings at the end posts upon completion of rotation, and s...
Boon Edam Inc.Boon Edam Inc. Dec 13, 2017 URL
Linfen City Library Project, China Linfen City Library Project, China
Due to its close proximity to the Fen River, the project required a permanent and reliable solution to protect its 7,157 square meter (77,000 square feet) basement, which houses an exhibition hall and offices, against any form of water penetration. Ult...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Dec 4, 2017 URL
Historic Home in Greenwich Village: Haunts and Preservation Historic Home in Greenwich Village: Haunts and Preservation
With time, buildings age and require restorative updates. It is important to preserve the historic charm of buildings like No. 14 West 10th Street. This structure has been a home to many since its origin, including its spectral residents. The building ...
Coco Architectural Grilles & MetalcraftCoco Architectural Grilles & Metalcraft Nov 26, 2017 URL
3 Ways Smoke Vents Close 3 Ways Smoke Vents Close
Smoke vents are not easy to close! Unlike a roof hatch, the smoke vent natural position is open. The spring forces want to open the doors and need enough opening force by code to lift 10 lb/sq ft. On a typical 4ft by 8ft configuration, the closing forc...
NystromNystrom Nov 22, 2017 URL
Hardscape North America Recognizes Three Projects With Products Manufactured by County Materials Hardscape North America Recognizes Three Projects With Products Manufactured by County Materials
PICs Inc. won in the Combination of Hardscape Products-Commercial Less Than 20,000 sq. ft. for their work on the Church Mutual project. Designed by Carrey Owen, currently a freelance landscape designer, the project features a stunning expanse of Grand ...
County Materials CorporationCounty Materials Corporation Nov 19, 2017 URL
Case Study: ParkView Christian Church Case Study: ParkView Christian Church
Thomas Steele site experts first examined the plaza geography and determined how to best accommodate curved benches based on the landscaping. Thomas Steele was able to quote the project accurately early in the process due to precise engineering design ...
Thomas SteeleThomas Steele Nov 18, 2017 URL
Project Spotlight: New High School Hockey Arena Project Spotlight: New High School Hockey Arena
Major supplied Guardian 275® translucent wall systems for the project, with a Verti-Lite™ grid pattern that mimics the look of channel glass. Guardian 275® is a great choice for adding diffuse natural light to a space while still achieving excellent th...
Major Industries Inc.Major Industries Inc. Nov 17, 2017 URL
Isabel Bader Center Project Isabel Bader Center Project
AMBICO has designed and supplied nearly 100 acoustic (both wood and steel) doors and frames for the new Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts at Queen’s University in Kingston, ON, Canada. AMBICO has been involved from the very beginning (the ear...
AmbicoAmbico Nov 16, 2017 URL
Mixcoac, Insurgentes, Underpass Interchange Project Mixcoac, Insurgentes, Underpass Interchange Project
The largest project challenge was the three existing sewer collectors along the interchange tunnels. This caused more complexity to the design and execution of the project. In the long run the collectors brought important benefit to the hydraulic infra...
Xypex Chemical CorporationXypex Chemical Corporation Nov 8, 2017 URL
Worry free floor access for Westgate Oxford Worry free floor access for Westgate Oxford
A demanding environment requires a robust infrastructure. The Howe Green 7500 Series Floor Access Covers provide safe, easy access to underfloor services and high levels of performance for what will be a heavily trafficked pedestrian area. The 7500 Ser...
Howe Green USHowe Green US Nov 5, 2017 URL
Shedding light on a new type of project: Amager Resource Center Project Report Shedding light on a new type of project: Amager Resource Center Project Report
Kalwall translucent sandwich panels provided a critical solution in this truly global project, with their aesthetic beauty, energy efficiency and, most importantly, their best-in-class explosion-venting properties. Kalwall panels are used in areas of t...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation Nov 3, 2017 URL
GSFMO and Penetron work to secure food supply in Saudi Arabia GSFMO and Penetron work to secure food supply in Saudi Arabia
Approximately 5,500 m3 (7,200 yds3) of concrete were treated with PENETRON ADMIX to ensure complete impermeability and optimal durability of the new Al-Ahsa silos. Over the past 12 months, the GSFMO has also expanded grain storage capacity at numerous ...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Oct 25, 2017 URL
KV-5 Switchgear and Vault Project KV-5 Switchgear and Vault Project
StonePly provides natural stone cladding with an aluminum honeycomb backing that allows it to be super light weight and very easy to work with. The product has the appearance of solid natural stone but is much easier to move, install and use than compa...
StonePly Co.StonePly Co. Oct 22, 2017 URL
Affordable concrete driveway resurfacing in Dover, DE Affordable concrete driveway resurfacing in Dover, DE
One of the ways of achieving a brand new concrete driveway by resurfacing the driveway with a polymer-modified concrete overlay like Uberdek. It can be integrally colored with Colorfastcolors or exterior Stains. If the concrete surface is in good condi...
Duraamen Engineered Products Inc.Duraamen Engineered Products Inc. Oct 19, 2017 URL
Chelsea Green Condominiums project Chelsea Green Condominiums project
With more than 8.5 million people, New York City has by far America’s largest urban population. The city’s storied architectural history has also given rise to one of the nation’s most demanding design communities. Chelsea Green Condominiums, a recentl...
Kawneer Co., Inc.Kawneer Co., Inc. Oct 17, 2017 URL
Featuring Security Entrance Integrations with Leading Access Control Solutions at ASIS Featuring Security Entrance Integrations with Leading Access Control Solutions at ASIS
Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced it will be emphasizing integrated access control solutions that both authenticate authorized passage and prevent tailgating in Booth #4003 at the 6...
Boon Edam Inc.Boon Edam Inc. Oct 14, 2017 URL
Black Aluminum Cable Railing Black Aluminum Cable Railing
Unlike most other aluminum posts on the market, which are too small and thin-walled to withstand the tension of cable infill, our products are uniquely engineered specifically for cable railing applications. Available in five powder-coat colors with th...
Stainless Cable & Railing Inc.Stainless Cable & Railing Inc. Oct 13, 2017 URL
Pinpoint Accuracy: Garmin Project features Kalwall Panels Pinpoint Accuracy: Garmin Project features Kalwall Panels
VertiKal Panels Part of $200 Million Expansion Project at Company Headquarters of GPS Giant. The industry leader in diffuse natural daylighting solutions was picked for another high-profile project when McCownGordon Construction and Gould Evans archite...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation Oct 9, 2017  
ULTRA-TEC Cable Railing Inside and Out ULTRA-TEC Cable Railing Inside and Out
This cable railing project was sold through Absolute Distribution Inc. (ADI), an Ultra-tec wholesaler in Minneapolis, MN. ADI has been involved in impressive Ultra-tec Cable Railing projects over the years. This project showcases Ultra-tec® as an inter...
The Cable ConnectionThe Cable Connection Oct 8, 2017 URL
Case Study: Golden Triangle Pole of 1917, Union Square, San Francisco, California Case Study: Golden Triangle Pole of 1917, Union Square, San Francisco, California
Early in 2005, city officials recognized a need to replace these old poles from San Francisco’s historic past. Over the past 88 years, these poles have with stood accidents, been backed into by delivery trucks and have held up unbelievably well. Since ...
Niland Co.Niland Co. Oct 7, 2017 URL
Kawneer Projects: Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park Kawneer Projects: Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park
As the first of its kind under the recognized Hard Rock International brand, the Northfield Park, Ohio–based Hard Rock Rocksino features 187,000 square feet of entertainment space designed by Richard L. Bowen + Associates in conjunction with SOSH Archi...
Kawneer Co., Inc.Kawneer Co., Inc. Sep 29, 2017 URL
Defying Deadlines: McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas Defying Deadlines: McCarran International Airport, Las Vegas
McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada is one of the ‘Top 10’ busiest airports in the U.S. and among the ‘Top 25’ in the world. In 2012, the international airport opened its Terminal 3 expansion at 1.8 million square feet, making it the la...
Stone Panels International LLCStone Panels International LLC Sep 28, 2017 URL
Penetron Goes to Market – and Saves the Basement Penetron Goes to Market – and Saves the Basement
The Marine Products Distribution Center consists of a below-grade basement floor and three above-grade floors with an open area covering 4,600m2 (50,000 square feet) that includes a seafood market, a raw fish center, cold storage, and fish processing f...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Sep 20, 2017 URL
DC Water Pipe Marker Case Study DC Water Pipe Marker Case Study
Special prototype markers were created and sent to project engineers for approval. The pipe markers contained new colors and wordings that were unique to this particular project. Pipe markers with the wording “HYDROLYZED SLUDGE” were created in vermill...
SetonSeton Sep 19, 2017 URL
Case Study: Otterbein University’s STEAM Innovation Center Case Study: Otterbein University’s STEAM Innovation Center
EXTECH’s LIGHTWALL 3000 series curtain wall system was selected for the project because it is one of the few that properly accommodates both polycarbonate and glass glazing within the same system. This is accomplished by using deep glazing pockets and ...
EXTECH/Exterior Technologies, Inc.EXTECH/Exterior Technologies, Inc. Sep 16, 2017 URL
On the Right Track: Kalwall brightens remodeled MTA Station On the Right Track: Kalwall brightens remodeled MTA Station
When Hicksville Station was selected to undergo a $122 million facelift, Kalwall provided a vital solution. One of the most eye-catching features of the station’s new look is 1,678 linear feet of 23’ wide Kalwall Kalcurve® that forms the canopies on th...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation Sep 7, 2017 URL
Concrete Pipe Week Highlights Community and Economic Benefits Concrete Pipe Week Highlights Community and Economic Benefits
In Wisconsin, County Materials held plant tours at their Madison and Green Bay facilities. Notable attendees at County Materials’ Madison pipe plant tour include Wisconsin State Representative Malissa Sargent, Madison Alder for District 15 Dave Harens,...
County Materials CorporationCounty Materials Corporation Sep 6, 2017 URL
Classic Ottawa Structure Modernized by State-of-the-Art Door Assemblies Classic Ottawa Structure Modernized by State-of-the-Art Door Assemblies
AMBICO's expertise in restoration projects of this type has been well established globally, having provided state-of-the-art door and frame products for historic structures in Washington, Jerusalem, London, Dubai and Vancouver. In this instance in Otta...
AmbicoAmbico Sep 4, 2017 URL
Xypex Protected Building Wins Architectural Award Xypex Protected Building Wins Architectural Award
The Czech Building Academy recently named the Pavlov Archeological Park, “Building of the Year 2016”. The museum is located at an important Pavlov archeological site in the Pálava hills near Brno in the Czech Republic, an area of outstanding natural be...
Xypex Chemical CorporationXypex Chemical Corporation Sep 3, 2017 URL
Restoring the Everglades - with Penetron Technology Restoring the Everglades - with Penetron Technology
PENETRON ADMIX SB (in pre-measured soluble bags) was mixed into the concrete to ensure an impermeable concrete matrix. When PENETRON ADMIX is added to concrete, it permanently seals microcracks, pores and capillaries, effectively protecting the concret...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Aug 27, 2017 URL
Sto Corp. Now Fully Embedded in Leading Specifications Software Sto Corp. Now Fully Embedded in Leading Specifications Software
Sto Corp., the innovative world leader in cladding, air barriers, coatings, and restoration systems, announced today that the company is now partnered with the industry’s two principal specifications providers, ARCOM MasterSpec and BSD SpecLink-E, to p...
Sto Corp.Sto Corp. Aug 18, 2017 URL
RAICO to Feature Kalwall Panels in Curtain Wall System RAICO to Feature Kalwall Panels in Curtain Wall System
The THERM+ framing system offers a wealth of possibilities such as the ability to conceal fixings and screws, making for a seamless finish and the flexibility to use a frame in aluminum, timber or steel. It also presents the opportunity for semi-unitiz...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation Aug 17, 2017 URL
High Performing Windows Provide Enhanced Thermal Protection while maintaining Buildings Historic Appearance High Performing Windows Provide Enhanced Thermal Protection while maintaining Building's Historic Appearance
Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, the Montgomery Ward Building of Northwestern University, more commonly known as the Ward Building, houses the school’s medical and dental divisions as well as several high-profile research labs. Originally buil...
Kawneer Co., Inc.Kawneer Co., Inc. Aug 3, 2017 URL
Chipola Center for the Arts: Lightweight marble cladding for a performance center Chipola Center for the Arts: Lightweight marble cladding for a performance center
The Chipola Center for the Arts at Chipola College in Marianna, Florida is a $16 million project that began construction in July of 2010. The facility, with 56,000 square feet of space, is a work of art itself. When looking for marble cladding for the ...
StonePly Co.StonePly Co. Aug 02, 2017 URL
Boon Edam Turnstiles Part of Security Upgrade for Eco Baños in Chile’s Capital City Boon Edam Turnstiles Part of Security Upgrade for Eco Baños in Chile’s Capital City
The four Eco Baños branches, located in high pedestrian traffic areas, are hygienic services that have been operating for twelve years in the Chilean capital. They were built pursuing the highest standards of technology and accessibility. However, the ...
Boon Edam Inc.Boon Edam Inc. Jul 29, 2017 URL
AAG100 Linear Grille Wall Cladding AAG100 Linear Grille Wall Cladding
This project was large and complex, and due to the time constraints faced by project management, Advanced Arch Grilles did not meet with the contractor for this phase of the project until design drawings were already approved. A solid partnership was ...
Artistry in Architectural Grilles by Advanced Arch GrillesArtistry in Architectural Grilles by Advanced Arch Grilles Jul 25, 2017 URL
From Brownfield to Shining Star: LEED-ing the way in Little Rock From Brownfield to Shining Star: "LEED"-ing the way in Little Rock
A non-profit organization dedicated to relieving global hunger and poverty, Heifer International provides livestock and plants, as well as education in sustainable agriculture, to financially disadvantaged families around the world. Based in Little Roc...
Kawneer Co., Inc.Kawneer Co., Inc. Jul 24, 2017 URL
Linear Bar Grilles Keep Guests Comfortable at NYC Event Venue Linear Bar Grilles Keep Guests Comfortable at NYC Event Venue
Guastavino’s contacted us because they were having an issue with their ventilation system. This space hosts many private weddings and other galas, and the guests were complaining about the uncomfortable, frigid air blowing on them as they were seated. ...
Coco Architectural Grilles & MetalcraftCoco Architectural Grilles & Metalcraft Jul 17, 2017 URL
Parliament House at 81 Black Prince Road Parliament House at 81 Black Prince Road
The project is a Telford Homes development offering suites, apartments, and penthouses with high end finishes and amenities including private balconies, gym, and concierge service. The 23 story residential tower was designed by award winning architect ...
Stone Panels International LLCStone Panels International LLC Jul 13, 2017 URL
Cornell University Solar Decathlon Silo House Cornell University Solar Decathlon Silo House
Cornell’s 2009 Solar Decathlon entry, the “Silo House,” consists of three interconnected, cylinder-shaped modules, each about 16 feet in diameter, housing the kitchen, bedroom and living room. Designed net-zero, the home’s 40 photovoltaic panels genera...
National GypsumNational Gypsum Jul 11, 2017 URL
Penetron Worldwide: Seaplane Terminal, Rose Bay, Australia Penetron Worldwide: Seaplane Terminal, Rose Bay, Australia
The upgrade to the Rose Bay Seaplane Facility provides numerous benefits to Sydney and the local area by maintaining a historic site, providing improved seruves for seaplane customers and preserving a valuable tourism asset. Sydney Seaplanes is one of ...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Jul 10, 2017 URL
ADA Compliant Aluminum Walkway provides safe public tours at Harpoon Brewery ADA Compliant Aluminum Walkway provides safe public tours at Harpoon Brewery
Capone Iron Corporation took all of Harpoon Brewery’s needs into consideration to design the most appropriate solution for this application by recommending SlipNOT® aluminum plate. Brewing safety is not just for the protection of the brewers but goes h...
SlipNOT® Metal Safety Flooring Div. Jul 7, 2017 URL
Combating Solar Heat Gain Combating Solar Heat Gain
Translucent panel daylighting systems from Major. Our LightBasic™, Guardian 275® and Clima-Tite™ systems all provide low solar heat gain coefficients while still allowing natural light to enhance interior spaces. If you're still in need of views and ve...
Major Industries Inc.Major Industries Inc. Jul 6, 2017 URL
Concrete Painting, Staining, and Tinting Concrete Painting, Staining, and Tinting
Concrete staining or tinting is much different than painting. Often times, you want the surface texture to show through the color treatment. Other times you may want to hide patchwork or repairs. All of these options can be accomplished with NawTone st...
Nawkaw CorporationNawkaw Corporation Jul 03, 2017 URL
Pentagon Parking Protected by Penetron Pentagon Parking Protected by Penetron
The Penetron treatment will keep water and road salt (chlorine) out of the concrete, which eliminates the primary cause of the previous deterioration. The renovated parking structure is now assured increased durability and a longer service life. Due to...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Jun 29, 2017 URL
Boon Edam Revolving Doors Fill Stockholm Central Station with Light While Complementing Historic Architecture Boon Edam Revolving Doors Fill Stockholm Central Station with Light While Complementing Historic Architecture
Stockholm Central Station has installed a set of three Boon Edam all glass, 3-winged Crystal Tourniket automatic revolving doors, along with integrated heaters. Each door can accomodate 1,740 persons per minute in both directions in addition to being a...
Boon Edam Inc.Boon Edam Inc. Jun 28, 2017 URL
3 Great Flooring Options for Automotive Dealer Showrooms 3 Great Flooring Options for Automotive Dealer Showrooms
Imagine an auto dealer offering new high-end cars displayed in a showroom with a of cracked, chipped or plain-jane grey concrete floor? It just wouldn’t send the right message. A car is one of the most expensive purchases most people will make. Likewis...
Duraamen Engineered Products Inc.Duraamen Engineered Products Inc. Jun 22, 2017 URL
Amoeba Wall Project featuring Kalwall earns more awards Amoeba Wall Project featuring Kalwall earns more awards
Kalwall translucent sandwich panels were an essential feature of the design, giving the wall structural integrity and aesthetic appeal. The combination of beauty and flexibility earned the project three awards, including a prestigious Golden A’ Design,...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation Jun 21, 2017 URL
Customer Testimonial by Nancy Seltzer from Regency Tower Customer Testimonial by Nancy Seltzer from Regency Tower
An Arabic man living in Puerto Rico got this medallion installed in his home. Ceiling Medallion is fully hand painted by a professional artist. Finished in metallic colors to match chandeliers, lights fixture and ceiling fans. Can be used for interior ...
Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc.Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc. Jun 20, 2017 URL
Penetron Works Fast at Brigham & Women’s Hospital Penetron Works Fast at Brigham & Women’s Hospital
The Building for Transformative Medicine, part of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is a new state-of-the-art research and clinical space in Boston, MA. The $475 million project needed a timely and effective solution for over 280,000 square feet (26,00...
Penetron Specialty ProductsPenetron Specialty Products Jun 9, 2017 URL
Kalwall featured in winning 2017 RIBA London Award Project Kalwall featured in winning 2017 RIBA London Award Project
In jury comments, the station is described as a “charming and creative building.” Kalwall panels not only provided an aesthetic beauty, but their lightweight properties factored into the design of the building. The ability to eliminate shadows, hotspot...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation Jun 3, 2017 URL
Decorative Grilles in Brooklyn Heights Historic Neighborhood Decorative Grilles in Brooklyn Heights Historic Neighborhood
Restoring the look of these homes and their interior elements is something residents in the old Brooklyn Heights neighborhood are passionate about. If you have ever been in a 19th-century home you would notice that during this period of time, molded ca...
Coco Architectural Grilles & MetalcraftCoco Architectural Grilles & Metalcraft Jun 1, 2017 URL
Metal Tiles Room By Room in Your Home Metal Tiles Room By Room in Your Home
Realistically, metal ceiling tiles can be used in any room in your home. They can be considered in any room as a form of art. Or, you could choose to actually install the tiles as ceiling décor! Perhaps you could add metal ceiling tiles to your furnitu...
Metal Ceiling ExpressMetal Ceiling Express May 31, 2017 URL
County Materials Corporation’s Facility Tour Educates UW Stout Students Beyond the Classroom County Materials Corporation’s Facility Tour Educates UW Stout Students Beyond the Classroom
The students gained great insight to the concrete industry from a leading concrete company,” Wiley stated. “I believe that if construction students can gain an understanding of the time and effort that is being put into high-end concrete products produ...
County Materials CorporationCounty Materials Corporation May 20, 2017 URL
A Grand Accomplishment: Kalwall Featured in Grand Prize-Winning Project A Grand Accomplishment: Kalwall Featured in Grand Prize-Winning Project
The ability of Kalwall panels to fill space with diffuse and glare-free natural daylighting makes it a preferred choice in educational facilities. Numerous studies show that natural daylight promotes a better learning environment. Kalwall’s ability to ...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation May 17, 2017 URL
Access all areas: From roofs to floors the world’s leading speciality access manufacturers have got it covered! Access all areas: From roofs to floors the world’s leading speciality access manufacturers have got it covered!
From April 2017 Howe Green and Bilco UK have become part of ERA. James Fisher, who has been the Managing Director of Bilco since October 2014, now takes on the additional role as Managing Director of Howe Green and reports directly into ERA. The three...
Howe Green USHowe Green US May 16, 2017 URL
Xypex Supports Earth Day’s Mission Xypex Supports Earth Day’s Mission
The California Academy of Science in San Francisco, California is one of the largest natural history museums in the world. As a result of previous earthquake damage to the original building, plans were made to move the museum to a brand new completely ...
Xypex Chemical CorporationXypex Chemical Corporation May 15, 2017 URL
Unicel Architectural Publishes Paper on Design Options for Safer Schools Unicel Architectural Publishes Paper on Design Options for Safer Schools
Doors and windows, both in interior and exterior applications, are a major consideration toward protective design and need to ensure high levels of safety while providing adjustable visibility. This paper discusses the issues and further explains how o...
UNICEL Architectural Corp.UNICEL Architectural Corp. May 14, 2017 URL
Removable Bike Bollard Options Removable Bike Bollard Options
When planning a removable bike bollard installation, proper consideration should be paid to all the options available.
Reliance Foundry Co. Ltd.Reliance Foundry Co. Ltd. May 02, 2017 URL
A High Tech Solution For High Tech Research A High Tech Solution For High Tech Research
The lab, which is encased by Kalwall panels, comes under the auspice of the United States Department of Energy. Kalwall panels, which meet the U.S. Department of Defense’s Anti-Terrorism Force Protection requirements, are commonly used in government fa...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation Apr 29, 2017 URL
Paper Mill Expansion Built on PENETRON Paper Mill Expansion Built on PENETRON
The newest upgrade at International Paper’s (IP) Savannah, Georgia, paper mill was a new feed conveyor system used in the production of linerboard, a type of heavy paper stock. Because of the site’s high water table and proximity to the saltwater of th...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Apr 26, 2017 URL
Stone Panels at Robert T. Matsui Courthouse, Sacramento California Stone Panels at Robert T. Matsui Courthouse, Sacramento California
The combination of StoneLite® natural stone, state-of-the-art computer-aided design, and CNC machining to cut the oblique shapes, allowed the creation of the architect’s design intent for the 27 story rotunda of the Robert T. Matsui Federal Courthouse ...
Stone Panels International LLCStone Panels International LLC Apr 25, 2017 URL
Lake Avenue, Pasadena, California Restoration Project Lake Avenue, Pasadena, California Restoration Project
This light pole was originally installed in the City of Pasadena in the early 1920s. Its design consists of intricately detailed cast iron sections. After 85 years of service the need for additional lightpoles down Pasadenas famous Lake Avenue Drive be...
Niland Co.Niland Co. Apr 15, 2017 URL
Flooring Options for Public Restrooms Flooring Options for Public Restrooms
A public restroom flooring option that delivers all that you need is Kwortz by Duraamen. Kwortzis a 100% solids resin epoxy that is ultra-tough. Kwortz incorporates decorative quartz, ceramic or marble aggregates to impart a variety of visual affects. ...
Duraamen Engineered Products Inc.Duraamen Engineered Products Inc. Apr 12, 2017 URL
Armortexs Bulletproof Fiberglass Composite Panels Armortex's Bulletproof Fiberglass Composite Panels
Basically, any wall or floor surface that requires a long life and is not susceptible to corrosion, mold and is easy to install is a candidate for fiberglass panels. Armortex® products provide the maximum bullet and blast resistance available today in ...
ArmortexArmortex Apr 8, 2017 URL
AAG703 Maltese Perforated Metal Grilles AAG703 Maltese Perforated Metal Grilles
Fort Greene, known for its many tree-lined streets and elegant low-rise housing, is a New York City designated Historic District. Restoring and renovating any building in this area requires deep rooted knowledge to ensure historical proportions and m...
Artistry in Architectural Grilles by Advanced Arch GrillesArtistry in Architectural Grilles by Advanced Arch Grilles Mar 28, 2017 URL
How Water and Solvent based Acrylic Sealers Work? How Water and Solvent based Acrylic Sealers Work?
Acrylic sealers, applied to fully cured concrete (after 28 days), typically provide higher levels of protection and color enhancement to concrete surfaces over a longer period of time. Acrylic-based sealers work via a film-forming process, during which...
Duraamen Engineered Products Inc.Duraamen Engineered Products Inc. Mar 22, 2017 URL
Smooth Landing at Aruba with Penetron Moisture Barrier Smooth Landing at Aruba with Penetron Moisture Barrier
As a solution for high-traffic areas, VB 225 is formulated to prevent floor failures on concrete slabs containing elevated levels of moisture. Used together with cementitious leveling materials or as a stand-alone moisture reduction solution, VB 225 pr...
Penetron Specialty ProductsPenetron Specialty Products Mar 19, 2017 URL
10% Discount as Intro Offer!! on New Faux Tin Ceiling Tiles 10% Discount as Intro Offer!! on New Faux Tin Ceiling Tiles
10% Discount as INTRO OFFER!! on New Faux Tin Ceiling Tiles. Use coupon code DCTOFFER to apply discount
Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc.Decorative Ceiling Tiles, Inc. Mar 16, 2017 URL
Kalwall Translucent Sandwich Panels Featured at SuperMaterials Exhibit in London Kalwall Translucent Sandwich Panels Featured at SuperMaterials Exhibit in London
The SuperMaterials exhibit highlights how scientific developments have transformed the way we build. The series of exhibits aims to inform how materials and technology are changing the future of construction, and explore how the application of raw mate...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation Mar 11, 2017 URL
Unicel Architectural’s Vision Control Integrated Louvers Contribute to LEED Green Building Certication Unicel Architectural’s Vision Control Integrated Louvers Contribute to LEED Green Building Certication
LEED is a third-party verification system for green buildings developed by the U.S. Green Building Council. The operation of buildings and the construction of new buildings have had a negative impact on the environment for years. As a result, builders ...
UNICEL Architectural Corp.UNICEL Architectural Corp. Mar 10, 2017 URL
Making Concrete Look Like Wood Making Concrete Look Like Wood
Learn how to make concrete look like wood. It is an excellent choice for interior or exterior surfaces. This video shows a detailed process of making concrete overly to look like wood. You will also learn couple of other options for exterior concrete r...
Duraamen Engineered Products Inc.Duraamen Engineered Products Inc. Mar 5, 2017 URL
More Awards for Aspen Community School Design Featuring Kalwall More Awards for Aspen Community School Design Featuring Kalwall
The Colorado and Colorado West chapters of the American Institute of Architects, the voice of the architectural profession, each recently acknowledged the school with the Award of Excellence for Commercial/Institutional Construction. The school’s desig...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation Mar 4, 2017 URL
How To Polish Concrete Toppings How To Polish Concrete Toppings
Bob Harris shows you how to polish concrete toppings. In this video you will watch the surface preparation and priming process before installing a concrete topping for polishing, how to install concrete toppings for polishing purposes, grinding and den...
Duraamen Engineered Products Inc.Duraamen Engineered Products Inc. Feb 27, 2017 URL
New Floors at Kaiser-Permanente Service Center Thanks to Penetron New Floors at Kaiser-Permanente Service Center Thanks to Penetron
Kaiser Permanente recently invested $51 million to purchase and renovate a 185,000 square-foot office complex in Duluth, Georgia. This new call center facility was also designed to meet LEED requirements for certification as a “green” building. They ch...
Penetron Specialty ProductsPenetron Specialty Products Feb 22, 2017 URL
How to Encapsulate Vinyl Tile with a Concrete Topping How to Encapsulate Vinyl Tile with a Concrete Topping
This video clip shows surface preparation before the application of concrete topping over vinyl tile, installation of concrete topping or concrete overly over vinyl tiles, and application of water based epoxy and polyurethane over concrete topping whic...
Duraamen Engineered Products Inc.Duraamen Engineered Products Inc. Feb 20, 2017 URL
A Short History Of High-Rise Cavity Shaftwalls A Short History Of High-Rise Cavity Shaftwalls
In addition to maintaining structural integrity, gypsum shaftwall systems provide many benefits. They are lightweight, easy to install, weather-, sound- and fire-resistant and more economical than masonry shaft construction. Originally designed for and...
National GypsumNational Gypsum Feb 18, 2017 URL
StonePly panels meet the requirements of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission building StonePly panels meet the requirements of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission building
StonePly was contracted to custom make the granite cladding for the entrance to the NRC building’s lobby. A beautiful, dark granite was chosen. The Dakota Mahogany Granite panels are made of one of the hardest stones in existence, are light weight and ...
StonePly Co.StonePly Co. Feb 17, 2017 URL
Seven Feathers Casino Resort Maximizes Comfort and Useable Floor Space with Boon Edam Revolving Door Seven Feathers Casino Resort Maximizes Comfort and Useable Floor Space with Boon Edam Revolving Door
Seven Feathers Casino Resort, one of the premier resorts in the Pacific Northwest, is among the fastest growing destination resorts in the region. It’s a place where guests experience the thrill of Nevada-style gaming, fabulous food and beverages, live...
Boon Edam Inc.Boon Edam Inc. Feb 14, 2017 URL
How to Install Concrete Over Plywood How to Install Concrete Over Plywood
This video demonstrates the installation of self-leveling concrete over plywood substrates, mixing and pouring of self-leveling cement over plywood substrate, application of concrete microtopping over plywood which has been covered with self-leveling c...
Duraamen Engineered Products Inc.Duraamen Engineered Products Inc. Feb 13, 2017 URL
Penetron Provides Permanent Protection for the Mall of Africa Penetron Provides Permanent Protection for the Mall of Africa
The US$348 million construction project tapped PENETRON South Africa after a search for a durable solution for key concrete structures, especially the extensive rainwater storage tanks and the garage decks that provide parking for over 6,500 vehicles. ...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Feb 9, 2017 URL
After a devastating flood, Sherwin-Williams paint helps re-create Iowas Hancher Auditorium After a devastating flood, Sherwin-Williams paint helps re-create Iowa's Hancher Auditorium
it was essential to everyone involved in the project that the new Hancher provide a setting in keeping with the quality of the art it hosts. To achieve this goal, the architects reimagined the site, moving the auditorium to higher ground to protect it ...
The Sherwin-Williams CompanyThe Sherwin-Williams Company Jan 28, 2017 URL
Flexible floor access solution for L’Enfant Promenade Flexible floor access solution for L’Enfant Promenade
The Visedge has been designed specifically to provide access to concealed services located under flexible flooring, such as vinyl, linoleum, rubber and certain types of carpet. It can be used in areas with pedestrian traffic and can be found in hospit...
Howe Green USHowe Green US Jan 27, 2017 URL
The Preferred Choice of Excellence: Kalwall Enhances Award-Winning Projects The Preferred Choice of Excellence: Kalwall Enhances Award-Winning Projects
Kalwall products were featured at The Conservatory Green (EC-8) in Denver, Colo., Lanier Technical College in Oakwood, Ga., and Coronado Elementary School in Richmond, Calif. Kalwall translucent sandwich panels are known for their beauty and ruggedness...
Kalwall CorporationKalwall Corporation Jan 26, 2017 URL
PENETRON Keeps Fish Happy at Brazil’s AquaRio Aquarium PENETRON Keeps Fish Happy at Brazil’s AquaRio Aquarium
The largest tank, the Oceanic and Diving Enclosure, is seven meters (23 feet) deep, and you can dive with fish, sharks, sea turtles and stingrays! In order to waterproof and increase the durability of the water tanks, all concrete used in the tank stru...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Jan 24, 2017 URL
2016 marks year of business growth and expansion for Unicel Architectural 2016 marks year of business growth and expansion for Unicel Architectural
Increased demand for privacy and shading solutions drives both new business and company investments in people, products and manufacturing. "2016 marked significant gains for us in terms of new business growth and our investments in the people, products...
UNICEL Architectural Corp.UNICEL Architectural Corp. Jan 14, 2017 URL
Stainless Steel Nosings on Lobby Stair Cases at University of North Carolina Stainless Steel Nosings on Lobby Stair Cases at University of North Carolina
The Belk Gym website lists six core values that they hold dear: Balance, Fun, Inclusion, Quality, Safety and Student Development. The core value of Safety states that they want to “provide a well-planned environment with a commitment to risk management...
SlipNOT® Metal Safety Flooring Div. Jan 12, 2017 URL
PENETRON ADMIX Helps Clean Up the Bay PENETRON ADMIX Helps Clean Up the Bay
Because of the increasingly strict standards for treated wastewater released into the Chesapeake Bay watershed, utility operators have continued to upgrade their plants. The Martinsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant, originally built in 1917 and located o...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International Jan 11, 2017 URL
Waterstops for Fuel Storage Waterstops for Fuel Storage
Earth Shield® by J P Specialties, Inc. prevents the passage of fuels and oils through concrete joints
JP Specialties, Inc.JP Specialties, Inc. Jan 8, 2017 URL

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