New profile colors match today’s tile trends

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Schluter-Systems’ new series of TRENDLINE profiles features a whole new line of colors to go with the latest trends in tile. Today’s tile plays off the look of wood and concrete, and comes in a myriad of greige and metallic colors. TRENDLINE provides the perfect match.

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Using tested masonry accessories to improve thermal performance


Knowing some of the country’s top laboratories have tested and listed a product provides peace of mind and confidence when specifying materials. Heckmann Building Products made testing and compliance a high priority for its Pos-I-Tie® ThermalClip®—a masonry accessory designed to decrease thermal conductivity between exterior walls and the backup wall.

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Using rigid chain to make architecture move

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For more than 40 years, Serapid has been specializing in horizontal and vertical motion through use of Rigid Chain Technology (RCT). The rigid chain is a telescopic mechanical actuator that is flexible in one direction and rigid, like a steel beam, in the other. RCT systems are able to push and pull structures weighing in excess of 200 tons, and lift in excess of 300 tons.

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New revolving door with a modern twist

BoonAssist TQ

Boon Edam has introduced a new manual revolving door that offers a unique combination of three standard features: a special power-assist motor drive, speed control, and automatic positioning. The BoonAssist TQ can be large and spacious, while providing ‘push-and-go’ ease of use and unparalleled safety. The positioning feature also allows for automatic locking options and access control integration for a safe and secure entrance during evening hours.

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Screw-less stud-to-track attachment for metal framing

TAB Track

CEMCO’s NEW TAB TRACK provides a screw-less stud-to-track attachment for metal stud wall framing using bendable tabs. The tabs are evenly spaced throughout the track leg to provide consistent on-center stud layout without requiring a tape measurer. They also enable placement for additional studs that may be off-layout.

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Settlement Music School: Notes on the value of white cement


Settlement Music School is the largest community school of the arts in the United States, with locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Its mission is to provide the highest-quality instruction in music and the related arts to children and adults, regardless of age, background, ability, or economic circumstances.

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