Drained and back-ventilated ACM panels engineered for hurricanes

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SAF Series C4000 RainScreen aluminum composite material (ACM) systems allow moisture to permeate the outside wall, but subsequently drain through weep holes along the bottom edge of each panel. A strip of composite material in the reveal between each panel (instead of caulk) creates a more uniform appearance.

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CSI member DuBois heading specifications at Tao Group

Bill DuBois, CSI, AIA, CCS, LEED AP, is now heading specifications for Tao Group.

Bill DuBois, CSI, AIA, CCS, LEED AP, is the new vice president of specifications at New York-based construction-consulting firm Tao Group, which produces the Praxis Live education series. DuBois, who previously served as senior associate at Gensler and led its global specification task force, is also finishing his tenure on CSI’s Board of Directors.

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