FAILURES

Mixed-up systems

The control and management of rainwater on and within a curtain wall assembly is critical for long-term performance and durability. Water-control strategies—most commonly drainage or barrier (exclusion)—can vary by system type and glazing technique....

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Looking to precast when big data needs a home

The world has become increasingly connected. Cutting-edge smart devices grant people access to a limitless stream of information faster and more efficiently every day. To support the data fueling this technology, there is an ever-growing demand for external storage.
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FEATURES

The rise of the blue roof

Blue-roof implementation is on the rise in the United States and, indeed, around the world. First conceived in 2008, these ROOF assemblies have proved to be an emerging technology that changes the game in densely populated, urban areas like San Francisco, Philadelphia, and New York.
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FEATURE

Effective sound control of doors

When discussing how to secure the openings of a building, physical security commands the lion’s share of attention, with concerns about unauthorized access and fire typically Being at the forefront of any list of potential threats. + Read More
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