The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and the National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA) released environmental product declarations (EPDs) for fabricated hot-rolled steel sections and fabricated steel plates.
For its high-performance line of Anchor-Tite Fascia Products, Metal-Era introduced an extruded drip edge that combines custom engineering and superior performance with an attractive appearance.
A report by Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center (CIC) found the total value of industrial construction in the Americas stands at $542.6 billion, with the United States accounting for $297 billion. The United States is ahead in most categories apart from metal and material processing and production plants.
Richard (Dick) A. Eustis, PE, FCSI, CCCA, CSC, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 27, at a healthcare facility in Old Town, Maine, at the age of 83. Born on October 24, 1932, the CSI Distinguished Member, Fellow, and past-president made significant contributions at the Maine, Northeast Region, and Institute levels since joining in 1970.
In our September 2015 issue, we published the article, “Fiber Cement Panels as Rainscreens,” by Carolina Albano. One reader, Richard Keleher (RJKeleher Architect), wrote to offer his thoughts about the piece and the subject matter in general. We shared with the author, who thanked him for his comments, and present it here:
Channel glass’ distinctive, self-supporting, U-shape makes it possible for design professionals to use glazing in new ways. The final part in this three-article series examines applications related to durability in the face of high winds, along with energy efficiency and colorfastness.