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New InterSpec website launched

Building information modeling (BIM) integrated specification software InterSpec has launched a redesigned website with design professionals in mind. The new site offers individual landing pages for each sector of the industry, featuring specific information, resources, and easily accessible e-SPEC information. Compatible with various browsers and mobile devices, users can watch online demos, register for webcasts, or request previously recorded presentations. They can also access product release information in the news section. Visit e-specs.com.

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Performance-based design guide available

A new online resource, The National Performance-based Design Guide (NPBDG) has been released by the National Institute of Building Sciences. Made available through the Whole Building Design Guide, it is based on the recently updated U.S. General Services Administration P-100: Facilities Standards for the Public Buildings Service. NIBS revised the standard from a prescriptive guide to a performance-based system, making the information applicable to any public or private-sector building. Four levels of building performance—Baseline, Tier …

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Steel windows online

A new, comprehensive website designed to aid in the specification of various steel window types—from ventilated to fire-rated—is now up and running. The Steel Window Institute (SWI) offers visitors a gallery of installation photos, easier navigation compared to the former design, and updated technical and product information. Information regarding strength, recycling, lifecycle, energy, and solar heat gain, is also available. Downloadable documents, specifications, and installation guidelines are also available. Visit www.steelwindows.com.

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