FEATURES

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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FAILURES

Every layer matters

When an exterior wall leaks, rots, or falls down, scrutiny of the design and construction can be expected to focus on the inevitable question: whose fault was it?

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FEATURE

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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FEATURES

From roof to foundation

Waterproofing plays an extremely important role in protecting every aspect of a structure’s construction. Knowing which coverage to specify for a particular project is more than just a science—it is an art form. Consulting with an experienced specialty contractor for the best waterproofing options available will ensure a quality job to extend the structure’s life.
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HORIZONS

Documenting steel’s impacts with EPDs

Sustainability and environmental issues are becoming more prominent and widely acknowledged. As a result, leading industries are being more transparent about potential environmental impacts of their products to meet the public’s increasing demand for environmentally responsible materials.

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