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2021 March

2021 March


DEFENDER Ballistic Insulated Glass protects your school, office, or business from harm while providing both forced entry and ballistic protection

March 31, 2021

DEFENDER Ballistic Insulated Glass protects your school, office, or business from harm while providing both forced entry and ballistic protection

Our new ballistic insulated glass product is ideal for schools, offices, municipal buildings or any facility that requires superior safety + aesthetics. It's an excellent choice for building exteriors and upper floors because it retrofits into existing window frames. It has been tested to UL 752 bulletproof standards and UL 972 forced-entry standards, and it provides superior light transmission and easy care.

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Purpose built with accessibility in mind: GLASSvent® UT Windows now feature ADA-compliant operators

March 29, 2021

Purpose built with accessibility in mind: GLASSvent® UT Windows now feature ADA-compliant operators

The Kawneer ADA-compliant GLASSvent® UT Window features a sleek Omni Drive™ handle option. Its stylish ergonomic design results in improved usability/visibility. Choose from a 12” handle for ADA compliance or 8” handle for other applications. Learn more:

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Combating Water Loss and Improving Water Management Infrastructure

March 26, 2021

Combating Water Loss and Improving Water Management Infrastructure

Water is our planet’s most precious resource. However, due to climate change more volatile weather patterns, ensuring a reliable water supply is becoming increasingly difficult in many regions around the world. Therefore, preventing further loss of water in the global water infrastructure is of utmost importance.

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Designing and Manufacturing Modular Radiation Shielding Barriers and Walls

March 24, 2021

Designing and Manufacturing Modular Radiation Shielding Barriers and Walls

Durable Modular Radiation Barriers designed form maximum flexibility and easy installation. Designed for the medical industry, these full body shielding units shield personnel from harmful secondary radiation in examination rooms, intensive or cardiac case units, and nuclear medicine suites. They also provide shielding in industrial applications, including welding, nuclear and non-destructive-testing.

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Black Aluminum Cable Railing

March 22, 2021

Black Aluminum Cable Railing

This stylish deck in Albany, New York was built for entertainment. With multiple areas for lounging and socializing, the homeowners chose a fascia-mount railing that keeps the space open. The dark aluminum contrasts nicely with a light wood deck and vivid accent colors to create a refreshing, contemporary look.

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Get ready for spring with resin planters

March 19, 2021

Get ready for spring with resin planters

As you get ready to replant spring flowers in your containers, it is a good idea to inspect your planters. Are there any cracks or breakages? Temperature fluctuations and snow melts can have a significant impact on your containers, depending on the material. When you need to replace damaged planters, consider TerraCast® resin-based planters to minimize your future costs on replacements. One of the many benefits LLDPE resin material offers is its flexible property; it resists cracks and breakages caused by temperature fluctuations.

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LYRA PB Direct-Apply Acoustical Ceiling and Wall Panels provide sustainable and acoustical options

March 17, 2021

LYRA PB Direct-Apply Acoustical Ceiling and Wall Panels provide sustainable and acoustical options

LYRA PB Direct-Apply Acoustical Ceiling and Wall Panels provide sustainable and acoustical options for a wide variety of applications and install direct-to-structure using adhesive.

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A Complete Guide to Attractive Security Perimeters

March 15, 2021

A Complete Guide to Attractive Security Perimeters

Have you ever seen stories of drivers losing control of their vehicles and driving into storefronts, homes, or even high-traffic public spaces like parks? Without attractive security perimeters to block vehicles from careening out of control, these accidents can damage buildings, infrastructure, and cause human injury or death. Smash-and-grab robbery and other forms of direct attack can also be a risk at some locations. Thankfully, you don’t need to sacrifice aesthetics for protection in these situations.

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Black Aluminum Glass Railing

March 12, 2021

Black Aluminum Glass Railing

Black Solid glass railing is used to line the various decks and balconies of this shopping and multi-family housing building in Denver, CO.

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Tin Ceiling Tiles: Pros and Cons

March 10, 2021

Tin Ceiling Tiles: Pros and Cons

Faux tin ceiling tiles – thanks to their plastic composition and look of real tin - have distinct advantages for your home. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re the best choice for your ceiling. Here, we’ll focus on real tin tiles and explain why you should invest in this ceiling material.

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Daylighting Application Spotlight: Transportation Facilities

March 8, 2021

Daylighting Application Spotlight: Transportation Facilities

From the welcoming environment that natural light creates to the privacy afforded by the use of translucent panel systems, nearly every type of transportation-related facility can benefit from access to daylight. Everything from transfer facilities and train stations to maintenance depots and airplane hangars can take advantage of the benefits of a well designed skylight, canopy or translucent wall system.

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7 Tips for Preventing Costly Fire Damage Repair

March 5, 2021

7 Tips for Preventing Costly Fire Damage Repair

Workplace fires are a serious issue. Even if they happen during hours when no one is in the building, the damage and the cost of repair can be catastrophic. In 2018, fires caused more than 25 billion dollars in collective loss and damages. Of the fires recorded that year, more than 100,000 of them were non-residential buildings, with a range of associated causes.

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Deflection, Drainage and Drying: the 3 basics of water management in a wall system

March 3, 2021

Deflection, Drainage and Drying: the 3 basics of water management in a wall system

Deflection. Drainage. Drying. These are the basics of water management. Deflect water wherever possible and ensure any water that is present can drain. It is important to make provisions to dry out the areas that get wet. The techniques are simple, and with Kingspan GreenGuard products and support, the tools are readily available.

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Trex Commercial Products Brings Fans to Their Feet With Safe Standing Solutions

March 1, 2021

Trex Commercial Products Brings Fans to Their Feet With Safe Standing Solutions

Fittingly timed to coincide with the kickoff of the 2021 Major League Soccer (MLS) season, Trex Commercial Products, a leading national provider of architectural railing systems, has introduced a number of Safe Standing Solutions designed to elevate the fan experience for avid supporters of MLS and other sports. The customizable systems allow fans to safely stand (or sit) and cheer on their favorite teams – and can be integrated into new builds or existing venues to enhance function and versatility.

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