architecture - engineering - construction

2017 January

2017 January

Brass clad & bronze clad doors & frames

January 30, 2017

Ambico decorative brass clad and bronze clad doors and frames combine outstanding visual appeal with rugged performance in the field. Products are designed in consultation with our project design team to meet the unique requirements of each job.

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Flexible bollards guide traffic while avoiding costly collision damage and repairs

January 27, 2017

Flexible bollards are more than just traffic pylons. Rigid on their own, flexible bollards are designed to bend under vehicles—flexing up to 90 degrees—repeatedly, without losing their shape or form. Read more about flexible bollards.

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New pressure-independent automatic balancing dampers (ABDs) from Ruskin® mitigate stack effect in high-rise applications

January 25, 2017

ABDs provide reliable, precise and automatic airflow regulation for supply and exhaust applications, helping improve occupant comfort.

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Mantrap Portal Solutions Eliminate Piggybacking

January 23, 2017

Proven Mantrap Portal Solutions Cost-Effectively Replace "Do-It-Yourself" Vestibules. Today, many companies build their own mantrap vestibules. However, they often overlook how expensive and difficult it can be to achieve consistent, error-free piggybacking prevention. They don't know that an alternative solution already exists - Boon Edam security portals!

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Introducing the 2017 Color of the Year

January 20, 2017

Sherwin-Williams doesn’t usually like to play color favorites, but in this case we can’t resist. The color we anticipate defining 2017 is Poised Taupe SW 6039. Here’s why: This timeless neutral is modern, classic and a beautiful balance of warm and cool.

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Iconic TWA Terminal Receives New Life

January 18, 2017

After sitting vacant for 15 years, the Trans World Airlines (TWA) Terminal, located at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, will receive new life as a 505-room hotel. It will be the first on-site hotel for the JFK Airport and is set to open in 2018.

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Moving Interiors - Automotive Sliding Systems

January 16, 2017

Accuride movement solutions can be found everywhere, but especially in automobiles. This video uses 3D modeling to show how those movement solutions are seamlessly applied into passenger vehicles. Accuride slide applications can be found in glove compartments, under-seat compartments, moveable armrests, and more.

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From Art Deco to Modernist with PENETRON

January 13, 2017

Faena Hotel Miami Beach, which opened in August of 2016, is built on a concrete foundation treated with PENETRON ADMIX SB, a crystalline admixture in soluble bags. This project is the starting shot for a remarkable new Miami neighborhood: the Faena Arts District.

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Waldorf™ Benches

January 12, 2017

The new Waldorf bench is elegant with sensible function. It features top-notch materials and construction. The Waldorf™ bench frames are made of durable cast, and come with a wide variety of seating materials.

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StonePly Success Story: Atlantis - The Cove

January 11, 2017

The largest stone clad building in the Caribbean meets the challenges of fast track schedule and hurricane proof construction.

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Sherwin-Williams VinylSafe® Paint Colors

January 9, 2017

Now homeowners have the freedom to choose the color they really want for painting their vinyl siding. Thanks to its strength, durability, versatility and ease of maintenance, vinyl siding is the No. 1 choice of exterior covering for homes across the country. According to U.S. Census Bureau statistics, twice as many homeowners side their homes with vinyl than with any other material.

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Easily Earn AIA Learning Units | EXTECH, Inc.

January 6, 2017

Sign-up for a Toolkit to take EXTECH's registered CES course. Earn 1 LU and 1 HSW by completing. The Toolkit also lets you track and save downloads, easily order samples, and delivers a collection of tools from around the web in your sidebar.

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Sun Control Sunshades

January 5, 2017

Ruskin Sunshades offer energy savings by reducing solar heat gained through glazing. With a wide variety of available blade styles and configurations, they also provide aesthetic appeal to the building exterior.

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How to Choose the Right Product for a Nuisance Bird

January 4, 2017

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The Benefits of Water-Based Concrete Stains

January 2, 2017

Concrete stains are a quick, easy and cost effective way to transform a dull slab. While most decorative concrete contractors opt for water-based stains (and for good reason), acid stains still have their place in the market. Water-based stains offer numerous advantages from environmental, aesthetic and functional standpoints.

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