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Softsound(TM) Absorptive Sound Wall Steals the Show in Ontario

Featuring Superior Sound Absorptive Technology and Unsurpassed Quality, 45,000 Square Feet of Softsound™ Is Installed on a Year-Long Road Widening Project MIDLAND, VA. – The City of London, Ontario, recently wrapped up a road widening project that incorporated absorptive sound wall containing SoftSound™, a superior sound absorptive technology. The barriers alleviated the projected increase...

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Thermal Curtainwall meets stringent energy codes.

Thermal Curtainwall meets stringent energy codes.

Intended for medium- and low-rise commercial buildings,- 400TU Series combines aluminum framing, dual thermal strut, and insulated glass. Dual-glazed product, which- achieves U-Factors of 0.30 for thermal transmittance and- frame condensation resistance factor of 81, meets or exceeds ASTM and AAMA industry standards for air, water, structural, thermal, acoustical, and seismic performance....

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ESa's New Offices at Gulch Crossing in Nashville Feature Wausau's Curtainwall Systems

ESa's New Offices at Gulch Crossing in Nashville Feature Wausau's Curtainwall Systems

Wausau, Wisconsin-  - ESa, formerly known as Earl Swensson Architects, recently moved its headquarters into Gulch Crossing in Nashville, which the firm also designed. Opened in July 2015, ESa now occupies the top two floors of this new, 205,000-square-foot, eight-story, Class A office building. The high-performance curtainwall from Wausau Window and Wall Systems offer unobstructed views of...

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New Louisville Library Begins another Chapter with Tubelite Systems

New Louisville Library Begins another Chapter with Tubelite Systems

Louisville’s new Southwest Regional Library recently opened its doors, which were provided by Tubelite Inc. along with its curtainwall and storefront framing. This new 40,000-square-foot, $10.2 million library boasts more than 120,000 books and materials, 100 public computers and the largest children’s library in the system. With respect to long-term environmental and economic sustainability,...

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Moonacy Music Room Delivers Studio-quality Sound Without Sacrificing Design with Pinta Acoustic's Products

Moonacy Music Room Delivers Studio-quality Sound Without Sacrificing Design with Pinta Acoustic's Products

MINNEAPOLIS- – When singer/songwriter Jan Edwards expanded her property in Plymouth, Minn., to include the Moonacy Music Room performance space, aesthetics, a state-of-the-art sound system and optimized acoustics were vital. Designed to represent the four elements earth, water, air and fire the Moonacy Music Room is a collaborative venue for songwriter workshops, video conferencing, house...

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SandRidge Energy Targets Efficiency, Comfort through Window Retrofit

Pedricktown, N.J. –- The RENOVATE by Berkowitz™ (Renovate) window/curtainwall retrofit system is being used to update SandRidge Tower in Oklahoma City, headquarters of SandRidge Energy, Inc. The 30-story skyscraper is the centerpiece of the corporate campus for the independent oil and gas company. The 43-year-old building, formerly known as the McGee Tower, will be the largest and most...

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Wausau Helps Cecil College's New Engineering and Mathematics Building Achieve Aesthetic, Environmental, Performance Goals

Wausau Helps Cecil College's New Engineering and Mathematics Building Achieve Aesthetic, Environmental, Performance Goals

Wausau, Wisconsin- – Maryland’s Cecil College opened its new three-story, 28,683 -square-foot, engineering and mathematics (EM) facility with the start of the 2014-15 academic year. Designed by Marshall Craft Associates, the $19.7 million building is pursuing LEED® Silver certification, the first in Cecil County. Supporting the project’s aesthetic, environmental and other performance...

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Linetec and Valspar Provide Consistent, Durable Finish for Aspen Art Museum's White Exterior Composed of Multiple Architectural Metal Products

Linetec and Valspar Provide Consistent, Durable Finish for Aspen Art Museum's White Exterior Composed of Multiple Architectural Metal Products

Minneapolis — At nearly 8,000 feet above sea level, Aspen, Colorado, is known for its mountain ski slopes that rise seemingly from the heart of the town's central business district. Echoing these snowy and forested surroundings, design architect and 2014 Pritzker Prize for Architecture winner, Shigeru Ban and his New York practice, Shigeru Ban Architects + Dean Maltz Architect (SBA) designed...

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Wausau Connects New University of Minnesota Recreation and Wellness Center to Greater Campus

Wausau Connects New University of Minnesota Recreation and Wellness Center to Greater Campus

Wausau, Wisconsin –- The University of Minnesota’s expanded Recreation and Wellness Center provides spaces for students and staff to recreate, exercise, and socialize, while enjoying sweeping views of the school’s urban campus. The recently opened building features Wausau Window and Wall Systems’ factory-assembled curtainwall, windows and sun shades. The $59.7 million, 150,000-square...

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Idaho's Tallest Building Showcases Wausau's Unitized Curtainwall, a First in the State

Idaho's Tallest Building Showcases Wausau's Unitized Curtainwall, a First in the State

Rising above Boise's skyline to become the tallest in Idaho, Eighth and Main prominently features Wausau Window and Wall Systems' INvision™ Series unitized curtainwall and ClearStory™ sun shades. The $76 million, 18-story mixed-use building opened Feb. 15, 2014, and is pursing Silver certification through the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED® rating system. The project's architect of...

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Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)
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Basalt America Announces Stronger, Lighter, and Corrosion-Free FRP's (Fiber Reinforced Polymers)

Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP), represents a truly groundbreaking advancement in structural reinforcement. Lightweight, strong, and green, they are changing the way the construction industry thinks about rebar. Unlike steel, FRPs don't rust and are far stronger than standard rebar. To learn why Fiber Reinforced Polymers are poised to change the way the world builds, see our video.

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