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  • “Many different architectural design elements or attributes of the curtain wall areas were able to be achieved by utilizing a single curtain wall system. This facilitated keeping the project within the owner's budget. The punched and ribbon windows within the copper anodized panel system adds to the uniqueness and aesthetic quality of the building design.” -- Jon Norris, Senior...
  • Los Angeles-based C.R. Laurence Co. released the LP09 Commercial Door Pull Catalog and the TH10 Transaction and Security Hardware Catalog. The LP09 features one- and two-point center locks with bottom rail rod throws, a selection of exterior fixed handles with deadbolts, and other commercial door handles. The full-color, 208-page TH10 catalog includes products for secure transfer of cash and...
  • Hirings, promotions and appointments
    PPGCharles Kahle, vice president, coatings research and development, PPG Industries, Pittsburgh, will take on additional responsibility as chief technology officer. In his new role, Kahle reports to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Charles Bunch. He joins the company’s Operating Committee, and works closely with the company’s business leadership and the board’s...
  • Less severe losses than U.S. in 2009 and 2010
    Canada is certainly not immune to the recession that began in the United States and spread throughout the world. However, the country is expected to face less severe losses during the next two years than its American neighbor
  • Three basic defensive driving skills can be used both on and off the job to prevent front- and rear-end vehicle incidents.Gradual stops. CNA Insurance states that there are countless accidents caused by a sudden stop at an intersection, grade crossing, passenger stop, or in preparation for making turns. If you make a sudden or unexpected stop, the person driving the vehicle behind you might not...
  • “The most interesting feature of the Art Museum is its complex geometry. Ultimately, the inverted slopes and multiplanar transitions make the system a cross between skylight and curtain wall. The other unique aspect is that the system was conventionally framed with tension rod supports.” – Mike Maguire, chief operating officer, Architectural Glazing...
  • Tough economic times force businesses to be better and smarter as they strive to serve a shrinking customer base.  
  • The environment of rapidly evolving antiterrorism codes has left estimators and manufacturers in a whirlwind of confusion asking themselves, “Why do blast resistant requirements seem to be a moving target?”
  • Architects are free to dream big with glass
    Commercial architects now have the flexibility – literally – to get creative with their building designs and energy savings.
  • A look at two strengthened glass detectors: EDTM SG2700 from EDTM Inc., Toledo, Ohio, and Merlin TGI from Bohle America Inc., Charlotte, N.C.
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