Building Components

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing

Tough Enough to Protect the Power Grid: Southern States LLC Selects GlasArmor(TM) Panels from PolyOne

June 24, 2016

CLEVELAND, June 20, 2016 - Southern States LLC, a Georgia manufacturer of products for the electric utility industry, recently selected PolyOne's industry-leading GlasArmor™ continuous glass-fiber composite panels to create its new custom Ballisti-Wall® and Ballisti-Cover® ballistic-resistant solutions. These innovative products are used in the construction of protective, surrounding... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment

ROCKFON Ceiling Panels with High NRC Achieve Optimized Acoustics

June 22, 2016

Chicago – Helping optimize acoustics for today’s commercial interiors, the ROCKFON Group offers an extensive portfolio of sound-absorbing, acoustic stone wool ceiling systems. These include baffles, islands and ceiling panels that can achieve Noise Reduction Coefficients (NRC) as high as 0.95. Sound-absorbing ROCKFON ceiling products shorten reverberation time, improve speech... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Retail & Sales Equipment

New Justice Complex Relies on Tubelite to Help Balance Transparency with Security, Inside and Out

June 16, 2016

Walker, Michigan – Opened in March, Michigan’s new $23 million Gull Road Justice Complex improves operational collaboration through efficiencies in space, design and function. The 85,000-square-foot, three-story building also houses the family division of the Kalamazoo County Circuit Court. TowerPinkster worked with the County to design a facility that conveyed a transparency and connection... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Seven New Acoustic Designs Launched by Snowsound® USA

June 16, 2016

Award-winning Snowsound acoustic experience CHICAGO - NeoCon 2016 (Booth 7-4022) - Premier acoustic panel brand Snowsound leads the industry with seven new products that redefine the category, meeting the growing demand for acoustic comfort. "Snowsound's patented sound-absorption technology optimizes room acoustics, but these new shapes and applications go beyond existing solutions.... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

SUNY at Fredonia Residential Halls' Window Replacement Projects Maintain Historical Style, Modern Performance with Wausau Windows, Tubelite Entrances, Linetec Finishing

June 14, 2016

Minneapolis - Preserving the historical aesthetic and updating to modern performance, multiple student residences across the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Fredonia campus rely on windows from Wausau Window and Wall Systems, entrances from Tubelite Inc. and architectural finishes by Linetec. All three contributors are part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc.’s Building Retrofit... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Controls & Controllers, Safety & Security Equipment

DMP XR550 with 96 Doors of Access Control Wins ESX 2016 Award

June 13, 2016

ESX 2016 Innovation Award Winner Fort Worth, TX, June 8th, 2016: As announced at the 2016 ESX Innovation Awards, the DMP XR550 with its expanded Access Control capability wins the 2016 Innovation Award for best of Controllers: Stand-alone, Networked, or Appliance-based systems. The XR550’s 96 doors capability was created to allow the already powerful commercial control panel... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Acoustigreen Wins 2016 Cisca Award for Construction Excellence

June 10, 2016

Company awarded honors for second consecutive year NEW ORLEANS – When the Ceilings Interior Systems Construction Association (CISCA) announced its 2016 award winners in New Orleans, Acoustigreen, a leading manufacturer of beautiful and innovative acoustical wall and ceiling systems, was among the victors in the acoustical solutions category for its noteable work on the Prudential... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Packaging Equipment

Front Trim and End Caps optimize solar racking aesthetics.

June 6, 2016

Fully compatible with SOLARMOUNT Solar Racking hardware, Front Trim provides streamlined clean edge for curb appeal and maintains integrated bonding for entire array. End Caps provide finished appearance, snap into place, and help to prevent infestation. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Services

GCC Cutting Plotters Showcase Window Tinting

June 3, 2016

GCC, a global forefront equipment-manufacturing provider in the visual communication industry, would like to acclaim the wonderful window tinting works by GCC cutting plotters. With GCC cutters’ perfect cutting quality and TintTEK 20/20, the professional window tinting software, your window tint film cutting process is made more efficient and cost-effective. GCC cutters’ accurate tracking... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

L&L Special Furnace Co., Inc. has Manufactured a Highly Uniform Box Furnace that Hardens Tool Steel Used to Manufacture Decking Fasteners and Supports for a Worldwide Customer Base.

June 1, 2016

High Uniformity, General Purpose Heat Treating Furnaces Used for Hardening of Tool Steel for Custom Tool and Dies LL Special Furnace Co., Inc. has manufactured a highly uniform box furnace that hardens tool steel used to manufacture decking fasteners and supports for a worldwide customer base. The equipment was sold through W.H. Kay, one of L&L’s leading distributers of furnace equipment,... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Customizable Bracket System supports linear slot fixtures.

May 31, 2016

Designed to ensure clean ceiling and wall surfaces for Gruv linear slot fixtures, 6 in. Standard Plus wall-to-wall system is field-cuttable to adapt to inconsistent distances between walls within same space. Gruv is offered in lengths of 2, 3, 4, and 8 ft, with Standard Plus brackets that fit into any 9/16 in. slot grid ceiling or sheetrock ceiling. Standard Plus installs optimally with Gruv 1.5 in. LED, Mini Recessed, 4 in. Recessed Linear, and 6 in. High Efficiency Recessed Linear units. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Ceiling System absorbs and blocks sound.

May 25, 2016

With style of smooth-finished ceiling system, Optimized Acoustics™ offers approach to meeting both sound absorption and sound blocking criteria of commercial interiors. Customers select ceiling system to optimize absorption and where needed, use walls or plenum barriers to effectively block sound between rooms. Sound-absorbing ceilings reduce sound pressure and shorten reverberation time while optimizing speech intelligibility and decreasing noise levels. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Green & Clean

MSU's New Bio Engineering Facility Features Tubelite Curtainwall Finished by Linetec in Valspar's Fluropon Coatings

May 24, 2016

Walker, Michigan – Michigan State University (MSU) opens the doors to its new Bio Engineering Facility and to new, collaborative research opportunities contributing toward technology transfer to the private sector and the state’s emerging bio-based economy. The four-story, 130,000-square-foot research laboratory building is located in the South Academic District in East Lansing. The Bio... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Green & Clean

Ribbon Windows offer single and dual thermal break options.

May 24, 2016

Available with single and dual poured-and-debridged thermal options, Therml=Block™ 900RW Series is designed for strip window applications in low- to mid-rise commercial buildings. Windows achieve U-Factor of 0.30 for thermal transmittance and frame condensation resistance factor of 72. Azon’s Lancer™ mechanical surface conditioning of aluminum extrusion cavity ensures long-term resistance to shrinkage of polyurethane barrier. Thermal framing is 2¼ in. wide with depths of 4½ or 6 in. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Green & Clean

The Waterfall Event Center Features Endless Skylight Provided by Super Sky, Finished by Linetec

May 23, 2016

Wausau, Wisconsin – Located minutes from the heart of Philadelphia, The Waterfall is one of Delaware’s most elegant catering facilities. Renovated in 2014 and reopened in Jan. 2015, it accommodates parties up to 500 people in more than 18,000 square feet. As guests pass through the rotunda of The Waterfall event center, they enter the cocktail room with18-foot-tall ceilings that feature an... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Green & Clean

CertainTeed Stretches the Imagination at Hometown AIA National Convention in Philadelphia

May 18, 2016

North America's leading building products manufacturer offers innovative products, educational sessions, and onsite events at the company's new state-of-the-art headquarters in Malvern MALVERN, Pa. – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2016 National Convention theme is IMAGINE+, and hometown building products manufacturer CertainTeed Corporation is ready to inspire attendees... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Green & Clean

Linetec Finishes Penn Family Medicine Center's Pyramid Skylight Manufactured by Super Sky

May 17, 2016

Wausau, Wisconsin – Designed by Array Architects, Penn Family Medicine Southern Chester County’s new 72,000-square-foot outpatient facility in West Grove, Pennsylvania, opened in 2015. The $28 million building highlights “ample natural light” among its amenities, which is made possible in part by its pyramid skylight. Super Sky Products Enterprises, LLC, manufactured the 23-by-23-foot... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment, Green & Clean

Relying on Wausau's Windows, Wisconsin Public School Renovates for Improved Energy, Comfort and Aesthetics

May 16, 2016

Wausau, Wisconsin - More than 55 years after opening its doors, Wisconsin’s Franklin Middle School received much-needed renovations, including energy-efficient windows from Wausau Window and Wall Systems. Working directly with the school district and based on Somerville Architects’ design, glazing contractor Lueck’s installed more than 125 of Wausau’s project-out windows. The 4250i-XLT... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment, Green & Clean

Commercial Insulation Board serve fire first applications.

May 16, 2016

Available in 4 variants, ROXUL SAFE® provides lightweight, semi-rigid, fire-stopping material for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings. Nominal ROXUL SAFE is used in conjunction with fire sealant to prevent passage of fire and smoke. Respectively, ROXUL SAFE 65 and 55 hold fire resistance rating of 1 and 2 hr from both sides. Commercial insulated sheathing, ROXUL SAFE 45, is semi-rigid, non-combustible, stone wool insulation board with moisture resistance and vapor permeability. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings, Green & Clean

Linetec Showcases Terra Cotta Texture Colors on Metal Cladding

May 13, 2016

Wausau, Wisconsin  - During the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention and Expo in booth #1143, Linetec features its palette of 17 texture finish colors that mimic the look and feel of natural terra cotta. The textured finishes will be showcased on a wall of metal cladding in a brickwork pattern. “Architects like that our faux terra cotta texture colors can be specified on a... Read More