Moisture measurement in concrete floor slabs

Moisture presence in concrete slabs can cause problems for all types of floors, including carpeting, wood, stone, poured polymeric, and resilient finish. Too much moisture can cause floorcoverings to cup, buckle, blister, and discolor, and these problems can occur days, months, or years after installation. In other words, excess...
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Rubber Flooring: Aces school standards for maintenance

Selecting floor coverings for education facilities can be a difficult decision, due to the various demands placed on them and the multiple options available. Just as important in the decision-making process are the maintenance requirements of the chosen floor covering, especially when cleaning costs can account for as much...
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Prolonging concrete pavement life

A concrete pavement’s longevity of can be affected by several factors, including the design and construction of the transverse joint. Research was recently conducted to determine what conditions will influence the performance and life cycle cost of a sealed pavement joint, and to understand how the initial conditions affect...
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Antimicrobial copper and healthcare projects

Even in the most proactive hospitals, actions such as opening doors, flushing toilets, and turning on faucets can expose patients, healthcare workers, and visitors to antibiotic-resistant superbugs including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis (VRE), which can survive on traditional surface materials like or even months.
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VA New Orleans Replacement Medical Center Constructed by Clark/McCarthy, to Begin Treating Patients December 5

State-of-the-art 1.7 million-square-foot medical campus combines patient-centered care with maximum resiliency

NEW ORLEANS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#VA–The Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System’s (SLVHCS) new medical center, a 1.7 million-square-foot facility that replaces critical medical infrastructure irreparably damaged in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, will begin the...

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