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.
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FEATURES

Ensuring a win in the lighting specification process

Design/construction professionals hope their project designs proceed without missteps or complications. Of course, that rarely happens. The lighting product specification and bidding process is complex, as it involves many interested parties, each with its own stake in which products are ultimately installed in the project.
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HORIZONS

The true cost of transparency

Transparency provides the clarity manufacturers, suppliers, and consumers need to make informed decisions and help advance material health of products. In the building industry, it allows for a clearer understanding of the impacts building materials have on the environment and on human health.

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FORM + FUNCTION

Grass is greener atop St. Louis building

A gas fire pit, a fescue lawn, and numerous seating areas are some of the green roof features installed at General American Building in St. Louis, Missouri. Located at 700 Market Street (and now known by its address), the building originally opened in 1979.
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