Dodge Momentum Index inches higher in July

August 19, 2016

The Dodge Momentum Index—a monthly measure of the first or initial report for nonresidential building projects in planning—moved slightly higher last month, increasing 0.5 percent to 134.7 from its revised June reading of 134.1.

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Now available: Precision Stairway Revit Drawings


Architects can update their digital library with industry-leading Revit drawings newly available from Precision Ladders. These products are installed in projects across the United States that require quality, commercial aluminum access ladders, ships ladders, cages, attic stairs, disappearing stairways, industrial stairs, roof hatches, and guardrails.

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How a Denver development took flight

July 14, 2016

The Stapleton Redevelopment project near Denver—a 16-year, $200-million endeavor—is still undergoing its transformation from an international airport to a thriving residential and mixed-use community. As the Colorado project progresses, final phases of asbestos abatement, demolition, and soil remediation are well underway.

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Get a grip on stainless steel railing finishes

June 9, 2016

Stainless steel is often used as a railing material, especially where corrosion resistance is a major concern. However, many design/construction professionals may be unaware of the finer nuances of selecting the right type of material. Having a better understanding of finishes is critical.

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Recreation centers and building codes: Then and now

June 2, 2016

Over the past two decades, the design of recreation and assembly buildings has undergone numerous changes, brought about by everything from aesthetic trends and technology advances to demographic shifts and new understanding about occupant comfort and user experience. Another major factor has been ever-evolving building codes.

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The Sanders Clan’s commitment to CSI

April 29, 2016

Many of CSI’s ardent members feel they are truly committed to the ideals, goals, and philosophies of CSI; that, in some ways the Institute is like ‘our family.’ However, the Sanders Family goes above and beyond, and takes this literally.

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