Accuride In action: Sliding out to sea with Telemerkki
March 30, 2019
Telemerkki Keeps Seas, Roads, and Hospitals Humming with Accuride Hardware. Finland’s Telemerkki Oy delivers critical hardware for high-stakes fields. That’s why Telemerkki counts on Accuride solutions to keep its hardware moving. When manufacturing bridge consoles for ships, Telemerkki uses Accuride’s 9301E Heavy-Duty Slides. The 9301E has a full-extension design and a 600 lb. load capacity. Exhaustively tested, the 9301E is a trusted solution for commercial and industrial markets.
Offering the freedom to install seamless ALR screens up to 16 feet in height, Parallax Stratos is a Contrast Based ALR surface that rejects up to 80 percent of ambient light
March 27, 2019
The new Parallax® Stratos 1.0 delivers a high value solution for rejecting ambient light in large scale projection. Offering the freedom to install seamless ALR screens up to 16 feet in height, Parallax Stratos is available in a wide array of core Da-Lite® tensioned electric and fixed frame options. This Contrast Based ALR surface rejects up to 80% of ambient light with 1.0 gain for standard throw projectors (1.0:1 or greater).
Incorporating the metallic look into your daylighting strategy
March 25, 2019
The creative use of metal has become a modern design and construction trend. In addition to advantages such as recyclability and versatility, the aesthetic created by incorporating metal is a big reason for the increased use. Here are four ways Draper helps you incorporate the metallic look into a building, while also dealing with glare and solar heat gain as part of an overall daylighting strategy:
Glass: smooth, reflective, brilliant
March 22, 2019
StoVentec Glass is a ventilated rainscreen cladding system consisting of a glass faced composite panel, thermal insulation and sub-construction. It is available in many panel sizes and different surface colors and finishes, offering great aesthetic potential for façade designs on new-build or refurbished buildings.
Taking it public with CableRail cable railing
March 20, 2019
The sleek, streamlined cables work with a variety of architectural styles and can be used in both outdoor and indoor settings, including harsh environments. Perfect for public settings!
Inclusive communities need to be designed that way
March 18, 2019
Architects are working to create spaces where all members of a community can thrive. Learn more:
Choosing the right type of bird spikes for your building
March 15, 2019
As anyone who's ever owned or leased a large building can tell you, birds can be a major problem to the aesthetics of a roof. But the problems from pigeons and other airborne pests go far beyond just appearances. Besides looking ugly, bird droppings can do real damage to a roof's materials, and they carry several kinds of diseases, representing a danger to the public. That's why many businesses decide to invest in bird spikes. Bird spikes are a simple, inexpensive option that keeps pigeons and other larger winged pests from finding any space to land, preventing them from either nesting on the roof or finding a place to leave their droppings.
Ogden Collection offers flexible backed and backless curved, circular and straight bench options to configure a style that you visualize
March 13, 2019
Think you can handle unlimited curves? We're talking curved to virtually any radii in one-inch increments! The Ogden Collection offers all this flexibility with four mounting options, gorgeous & durable seat material options, and it's a standard product!
Commercial trash receptacles to reduce litter and promote recycling
March 11, 2019
Is your business constantly covered in litter? Commercial trash receptacles can help fix littering issues and promote recycling. In fact, one of the biggest contributors to littering is a lack of trash receptacles. If people cannot find a place to throw away their garbage, and most people won’t look that hard, they will toss it wherever they can. Some may assume there is no consequence for littering and that someone else will pick it up as part of their job. You can help make the decision to responsibly dispose of trash easy by ensuring there are plenty of commercial trash cans and receptacles around your property.
4 Ways to Reduce Energy Costs in Commercial Buildings
March 8, 2019
Energy costs continue to rise each year, particularly in large and commercial buildings that require a lot of energy to heat, cool, and function. These rising costs can negatively impact a business, resulting in lower wages, fewer working hours, or inefficient use of space. For this reason, many commercial building owners are beginning to look for ways to reduce energy costs year-round. While each building is different, and new buildings will have different needs than those that require retrofitting, taking steps to reduce energy consumption within a building can make it more comfortable as well as less costly to run. These four ways of reducing energy costs in commercial buildings will help you make the most of your situation.
Uses and costs for security window film vs. bulletproof glass
March 6, 2019
Scissors are great for cutting things, but you wouldn’t use them to mow your lawn or trim your trees. It’s a similar story with security window film. It may provide protection against shattering and intruders, but it doesn’t solve every security challenge. Sure, security film has undergone many advances, but the fact remains: it doesn’t stop bullets.
Product spotlight: aluminum finishes for harsh environments
March 6, 2019
Whether you're in an extreme weather location where the sun's UV can cause significant degradation and damage, or in highly corrosive locations like coastal areas or aquatic facilities, the aluminum finish you choose can have a huge impact on the longevity of your daylighting system.
11 FAQ’s about Laminated Shower & Tub Wall Panels You Need to Know (especially if other bathroom panels haven’t excited you)
March 4, 2019
If your tile and fiberglass shower and tub wall surround panels today are a disaster, you’re not alone. Moldy, dirty tile grout joints. Yellowed, stained and cracked fiberglass. You know you don’t want to stare at (or deal with the maintenance of) these products any more. In this article my goal is to help you get your arms around that question by giving you information about 11 frequently asked questions about this product. You’ll see why 1/3 of the homes in Norway use these bathroom panels. You’ll see why they’re getting HOT, HOT, HOT in the United States as well. Let’s dig in.
9 Reasons Organizations Select Security Revolving Doors to Protect their Most Valuable Assets
March 1, 2019
Security revolving doors are the entrance solution of choice for the Fortune 500. An IHS report on Pedestrian Entrance Control Equipment released in 2017 shows that the market for these solutions has increased from $25.9 million to $35.1 million in just two short years. Why are security revolving doors gaining so much momentum? Explore 9 reasons below.