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NEWS

Proposed asbestos rules make headlines

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in June released proposed regulations related to asbestos. Environmental critics have voiced their disapproval and mainstream media have picked up on the story.+ Read More
FAILURES

Visually obscured glass units

Insulating glass units (IGUs) are often used in window and curtain wall assemblies due to their improved thermal performance as compared to assemblies with monolithic glass infill. However, monolithic glass can function for the life of the building (barring breakage), while IGUs can fail over time.

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Download our free e-book on fire safety strategies

Recent high-rise fires around the world have shown professionals must be vigilant against potential fire hazards. The Construction Specifier’s series of sponsored e-books continues with a multifaceted look at fire behavior in buildings and designing for occupant safety.+ Read More
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