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2016 October

2016 October


Navigating the Wide Selection of Polymer Overlays Over Concrete Substrates

Navigating the Wide Selection of Polymer Overlays Over Concrete Substrates

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Benefits of Smoking Shelters

Benefits of Smoking Shelters

According to the Center for Disease Control, over 40 million Americans, 20% of U.S. adults are smokers, this indicates businesses, casinos, campuses, hospitals, and commercial buildings must find a solution to accommodate their needs without bothering non-smokers. The best solution is to install a smoking shelter.

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Roman Brick: for architects and homeowners aspiring for a unique look

Roman Brick: for architects and homeowners aspiring for a unique look

Belden Roman Brick was used on the restoration of the Famous Frank Lloyd Wright “Martin House Complex” in Buffalo, New York. Roman Brick is ideal for creating a distinct and different look to any structure. It characteristically has longer and more linear dimensions than those of standard modern brick.

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8 Questions You Need Answered Before Buying Commercial Grade Outdoor Furniture

8 Questions You Need Answered Before Buying Commercial Grade Outdoor Furniture

Durability, strength, appearance, and overall maintenance are some of the most important things to consider before purchasing just any outdoor commercial grade furnishings. There is a difference between residential furniture and commercial furniture. Commercial site furnishings get a lot more wear and tear, and as a result need to be much stronger. After all, you could be held liable if something happens to one of your customers while using furniture at your place of business. Commercial grade furnishings need to be strong enough to support all sizes of people. The last thing you want is for someone to fall and become injured due to an improperly made bench or chair.

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Kelly Edwards’ Tiny Home: Shipping container turned elegant living space with rooftop deck

Kelly Edwards’ Tiny Home: Shipping container turned elegant living space with rooftop deck

Feeney has teamed up with Kelly Edwards, television host, designer and lifestyle expert, on an elegant new container home project. The finished tiny home was featured on the Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family” show on July 26.

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New Unicel white paper provides guidance for specifying privacy and shading solutions

New Unicel white paper provides guidance for specifying privacy and shading solutions

Unicel Architectural, manufacturer of vision and daylight control solutions, published an industry white paper entitled: “Integrated Louvers VS. Integrated Blinds - Picking the Right Privacy and Shading Solution for Your Design Project”. This white paper tackles the differences and advantages of each solution and how these factor into a building’s specific privacy and shading requirements.

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5 Crazy Modern Glass Wall Partition Ideas for a Loft Apartment

5 Crazy Modern Glass Wall Partition Ideas for a Loft Apartment

Urban loft spaces in trendy areas like Victorian Village in Columbus or Little Italy in Cleveland can be cool but not if they are dark and have closed in spaces. One challenge of loft apartment housing is how to create a light open space while creating visual separations between rooms. Once excellent way to do this is through the use of distinctive modern glass block wall partitions.

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Ace Hotel New Orleans restores historic Art Deco exterior and updates performance with Winco Windows finished by Linetec

Ace Hotel New Orleans restores historic Art Deco exterior and updates performance with Winco Windows finished by Linetec

Opened in March 2016, Ace Hotel New Orleans has transformed the 1928 Art Deco, nine-story Barnett’s Furniture building into a 234-room boutique hotel with dining, retail, event and meeting spaces plus a rooftop pool. The 184,000-square-foot, mixed-use hotel and retail center is situated in the middle of New Orleans’ Warehouse District at the corner of Carondelet and Lafayette Streets.

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Reflector Designer Metallic Epoxy Flooring

Reflector Designer Metallic Epoxy Flooring

Lumiere - Reflector Designer Epoxy Coatings with miniscule metallic pigment particles suspended in translucent epoxies are giving contractors the uncanny ability to produce mirror-like surfaces without having to grind the first diamond to achieve that shine.

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Battery Life: introducing a new way to energize your outdoor space

Battery Life: introducing a new way to energize your outdoor space

Energize your outdoor space with The Battery Collection from Maglin. Featuring the exclusive chair design of New York’s The Battery Conservancy, this collection delivers the perfect combination of fresh, unique design and comfortable ease.

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Interior Acoustical Finalé Wall Panels

Interior Acoustical Finalé Wall Panels

Tectum Finalé Interior Panels add extra noise absorption and contribute positively to the LEED certification program. With abuse resistance and the highest possible sound absorption, Tectum Finalé is the ideal design solution.

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Images in Concrete: Reckli Artico®

Images in Concrete: Reckli Artico®

At Nawkaw, we enjoy coloring and staining architectural elements to achieve unique finishes for our clients. If you are looking for a way to personalize your concrete in addition to using a concrete stain, US Formliner (USF), our sister company, now offers a product that allows you to transfer virtually any image onto concrete. US Formliner offers more than 300 concrete formliner patterns, meticulously crafted by Reckli, world renowned for unmatched quality. These 10X and 100X use formliners deliver superior detail and performance. With so many patterns, textures, and custom formliners, the possibilities are endless. Enhance your next architectural project with aesthetic textures that add a whole new dimension to design.

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Register for a FREE Senseon Secure Access webinar: transforming lock and key systems for commercial environments

Register for a FREE Senseon Secure Access webinar: transforming lock and key systems for commercial environments

Find out how Senseon can streamline your business operation, reduce theft, and enhance the customer experience during our FREE webinar! Attendees will learn:

  • What is Senseon
  • How Senseon works
  • How your customers and your business can profit from Senseon
  • How it uses proven RFID technology

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Ruskin’s Zone Control Solutions Brochure

Ruskin’s Zone Control Solutions Brochure

Ruskin's new Zone Control Solutions brochure highlights not only our sophisticated Z2000 Zone Comfort System but also the many individual zone control solutions as well.

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Critical Infrastructure Protection: U.S. Data Centers and Ballistic Barriers

Critical Infrastructure Protection: U.S. Data Centers and Ballistic Barriers

As Total Security Solutions CEO Jim Richards recently noted, “data is where the value is,” making data centers an attractive target for a wide variety of bad actors—from teams of criminal hackers to the Kremlin and other foreign agencies. Even seemingly non-critical services—like Twitter—have become vital resources during disasters and emergencies.

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