architecture - engineering - construction

2019 January

2019 January

Floor access covers for flexible floor finish

January 30, 2019

Howe Green offers the Visedge series of floor access covers that have been specially designed for sheet flooring such as PVC, linoleum and rubber and some carpets.

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Custom Laser-Cut Decorative Metal Panels

January 28, 2019

A large global construction company was under extremely tight scheduling constraints to complete a Five Star hotel. The project required several complicated designs that included custom developed patterns, mirror polished grilles, a large complete radius floor grille and geometrically shaped lobby center piece grilles.

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How Lightweight Planters Can Lower Your Costs

January 25, 2019

Extra-large planters are used for the instant "wow" factor in many landscaping designs. However, the cost of these heavy duty planters, shipping and handling, and installation can be astronomical. TerraCast ® creates products with usability in mind to make the process easier at the job site. With our lightweight planters, the cost of shipping is more affordable and they can be moved by hand.

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Benefits of specifying complete masonry veneer wall systems

January 23, 2019

Why moisture management matters in a complete masonry veneer wall system. Benefits include a much faster design and specification process, proven component compatibility, faster component installation and better performance, plus the peace of mind that comes from knowing all components are proven compatible and will perform as specified.

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7 Steps to Create a Contemporary Bathroom Which is Easy to Clean

January 21, 2019

In this article, we dish out to you 7 steps to create a contemporary bathroom design which is not only stylish but also easy to clean!

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Bronze Aluminum Cable Railing

January 18, 2019

Featuring: reinforced aluminum system withstands the tension of cable infill without bending; Bronze powder-coat compliments rustic, woodsy, and old-world surroundings while protecting the aluminum from the elements; Post-to-Post Handrail runs between posts, allowing the railing to follow the curves of the deck; Deck mount posts are easy to install; Field assemblies have a low-profile look with no bulky turnbuckle.

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REFLECTOR™ Enhancer Flooring Systems

January 16, 2019

The REFLECTOR™ Enhancer Flooring System is a specialty, high build, self-leveling, fluid-applied floor coating. Engineered for commercial, industrial and residential applications where a durable, long-lasting, aesthetically unique, easy to maintain and completely custom floor is required. Due to the unique and unrepeatable nature of these flooring systems, consult with a technical representative before installing or specifying.

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3 Reasons Mantrap Portals Provide the Highest Level of Security Compliance for an Entry

January 14, 2019

Your physical security system must comply with regulations specific to your industry. A regulation that is of major concern to security managers is the requirement to restrict physical access to a building. A failure to comply with this regulation could result in a number of associated liabilities, ranging from physical harm to an employee or guest, to hefty fines and bad press. Managing the entry to the best of your ability is key to compliance regulations.

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University Selects Parallax for Light-Filled Library

January 11, 2019

Since the LARC was designed as a state-of-the-art facility, the Lindenwood team was looking for the latest and greatest screen technology for these rooms. One major challenge, however, was that they had to contend with all the bright, natural light in the building.

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Head of Its Class: An Award-Winning School Design

January 9, 2019

This colorful educational facility was designed from the ground up to provide a fresh start for an entire school district in Pennsylvania.

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Five design concepts for a more livable home

January 7, 2019

In the past, homeowner advice focused more on resale value than livability. Families looked for ways to sell their “for now” homes in the shortest amount of time for the most amount of money. The growing desire to age in place, however, means families are trading in their somewhat nomadic lifestyles and searching for a long-term living space. With that in mind, it's time to rethink and rearrange our houses so that they function as facilitators for spending quality time with family and friends.

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How to select a bike locker: the best bike security solution

January 4, 2019

A bike locker will be one of the best bike security options for bike storage, as these units provide a completely enclosed, individual area to store bicycles. To select the best bike locker for your situation, there are a variety of options and decisions to consider.

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AIRFLOW-IQ Electronic Air Measuring

January 2, 2019

The AIRFLOW-IQ is a turn-key solution that combines the features of Ruskin's TDP05K air flow and temperature measuring probe(s) with Ruskin’s CD50 control damper and Ruskin's VAFB24-BAC RAMS Air Measurement BACnet actuator.

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