architecture - engineering - construction

2015 October

2015 October

Mid-Century Modern Principles Applicable in Today’s Bulletproof Barrier Design

October 30, 2015

The 1950s marked the beginning of the Mid-Century Modernist movement in architecture with Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe highlighted as a predominate leader. This time period in architecture is characterized by large windows, open floor plans, and a focus on bringing the outdoors in.

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Advanced Arch Grilles brings Artistry to historical projects

October 28, 2015

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 materials are utilized.

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Data Center HVAC Design Considerations

October 26, 2015

Data centers today not only require protection from the elements, but also need to be designed to save energy as it is estimated they consume about 1.5 percent of all total demand. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, data centers are one of the largest and fastest growing consumers of electricity in the United States. In the U.S in 2013 three million computer rooms used enough electricity to match the annual output of 34 large coal-fired power plants. Annual consumption is projected to increase by roughly 47 billion kilowatt-hours by 2020. The NRDC recommends that best-practice efficiency behaviours across the data center industry need to be adopted as demand rises to unprecedented levels.

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Please be Seated: New York City expands its CityBench program and grows ‘Street Seat’ parklets in Brooklyn

October 23, 2015

Design story of the CityBench with Ignacio Ciocchini!

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Linetec mimics terra cotta’s look and feel in new painted finish

October 21, 2015

Linetec introduces a new paint finish to mimic the look and feel of natural terra cotta. The finish utilizes a 70% PVDF resin-based coating to achieve the highest levels of performance in an exterior environment and a texture additive to help replicate the natural feel of terra cotta.

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Home Builder Executive recognizes Icynene innovation

October 19, 2015

The innovation and performance behind 100 percent water-blown closed cell spray foam insulation continues to resonate with professionals in the building industry. Icynene ProSeal Eco was awarded the Gold Innovation Award in the Spray Foam Insulation category by Home Builder Executive.

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DesignRail® Lighting Kits - See the night in a whole new light!

October 16, 2015

It's getting darker earlier! Light up your deck with our LED Lighting Kits for DesignRail®

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They're here! Glass countertops from Innovate Building Solutions

October 14, 2015

We're excited to introduce glass countertops to our product lineup. What a cool product for a kitchen, bathroom or rec room remodel. What do you think?

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Seton's Project Packaging Service | Seton Video

October 12, 2015

Work more efficiently. Package your marking solutions by room, floor, building, etc.

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Custom Support Structure Delivers 4D Mapping Images

October 9, 2015

When Draper Dealer Wayne Wagner was approached to work on a PointCloud Media project for the Sheraton Waikiki in Honolulu, Hawaii, he knew immediately that it was no ordinary job. “PointCloud Media was doing something that nobody had done before,” recalls Wagner, the founder and owner of Wagner Media. “They were projection mapping a swimming pool in 4D. That is, the effect had to be visible vertically as well as horizontally.”

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As Cooler Weather Approaches, National Home Expert Danny Lipford Launches Satellite Media Event Offering Tips for Seasonal Improvements and Healthy Homes

October 7, 2015

With cooler weather driving people indoors, Home Improvement Expert Danny Lipford gives advice on seasonal projects and discusses what homeowners can do to clean their indoor air and maintain a healthier home.

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Helping to retrofit Bronx Community College

October 5, 2015

Since 1959 the Bronx campus has stood proudly in New York City but after more than 50 years it was in need of some touching up. Our recent project at Bronx Community College was all about helping to retrofit the building by providing AMBICO’s Recessed Panel Doors & Frames. And it’s amazing what some new technology can do to revive an older building.

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Color of the Month: Get inspired with Black Magic SW 6991

October 2, 2015

Create depth or add a dramatic flair to a design with Black Magic (SW 6991). It’s a great fit for this mysterious season.

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