Airport makeover benefits from metal wall panels

Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Raleigh-Durham International Airport in Morrisville, North Carolina, has been serving travelers since 1938. To help modernize its aging Terminal 1, though, it underwent major work that included specifying proprietary metal wall panel products. This meant ripping out the old single skin and adding new material before installing insulated metal panels (IMPs).

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Texas State Banks on HVAC retrofit

A proprietary lineset protection duct and mounting system offered an aesthetic solution for the installation of the building’s new HVAC equipment.

When Texas State Bank (TSB) opened its headquarters in San Angelo, in 1977, the HVAC on its rooftop was a state-of-the-art chilled water loop system. Three decades later, and annual cooling tower costs were spiraling. Outfitting the four-story building with an energy-efficient variable refrigerant flow (VRF) system provided a desirable solution.

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Shhh…. Class is in session

The $36-million Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) building at Arkansas State University just opened its doors, welcoming students to a quieter learning environment, thanks to its proprietary acoustic ceiling system. Photos courtesy Rockfon

Students using Arkansas State University’s Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) building now have a quieter space in which to learn. In addition to a large atrium for groups to gather, the four-story facility—designed by AMR Architects—comprises more than 40 classrooms, laboratories, seminar rooms, and approximately 140 faculty offices.

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Brick archways restored underneath St. Louis’ Eads Bridge

The north side of St. Louis' Eads Bridge after repairs. Photo courtesy Bi-State Development.

The iconic Eads Bridge crossing the Mississippi River between St. Louis, Missouri and East St. Louis, Illinois was the first steel structure bridge of its kind in the United States when it was designed by James B. Eads and opened on July 4, 1874. A significant engineering feat for its time, the historic bridge was in desperate need of rehabilitation from decades of use, repairs, and environmental exposure.

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