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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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SPECIFICATIONS

The quest for perfection

You can call it quality assurance (QA), quality control (QC), or quality management—in my view, the process is the same, requiring planning, monitoring, and management.

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FORM + FUNCTION

Using metal panels to stand up to hurricanes

Hurricane resistance can be important in many applications, but for a 2015 veterans’ hospital project in central Florida, the consideration was critical. In response to this, the hospital installed weather-resistant metal wall panels tested to withstand a Category 3 hurricane.
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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.+ Read More
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