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March 12, 2019
 
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Two new ‘dancing’ towers to rise in New York
 
Two new ‘dancing’ towers to rise in New York
 
Designed by OMA, the towers at Greenpoint Landing in Brooklyn, New York, simultaneously lean into and away from one another like two dancers.
 
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Construction labor market momentum continues: Report
 
Construction labor market momentum continues: Report
 
According to a new report by Marcum LLP, construction was a bright spot in the national labor market last year, despite financial turmoil, recessionary expectations, and a government shutdown.
 
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Houston home to country’s first Ismaili center
 
Houston home to country’s first Ismaili center
 
The Ismaili Council for the USA has selected DLR Group|Westlake Reed Leskosky (WRL) to lead design the first Ismaili center in the United States, alongside London-based design architect Farshid Moussavi and landscape architect Nelson Byrd Woltz.
 
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New children’s surgery center opens in California
 
New children’s surgery center opens in California
 
A state-of-the-art children’s surgery center, designed by HGA, has opened on the UC Davis Medical Center campus in Sacramento, California.
 
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Ensuring quality in electrical construction
 
Ensuring quality in electrical construction
 
Network at CSI Master Specifiers Retreat in Chicago
 
Network at CSI Master Specifiers Retreat in Chicago
 
Florida hotel restoration explored in latest e-book
 
Florida hotel restoration explored in latest e-book
 
Start using safety specifications that perform better now
 
Start using safety specifications that perform better now
 
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The roofing season never really ends—even in the cold winter months, projects continue and deadlines loom. Roofers have always dreaded winter jobs, as they are cold, difficult, and often require modified installation techniques and special material storage methods.
 
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Assignment of Design to Constructors: Documentation and drawings
 
Recent pressures have caused responsibility for many design solutions to be transferred to the constructor. To properly complete deferred design, a solid understanding of regulations surrounding shop drawings, specifications, submittals, and other types of documentation is necessary. The International Building Code (IBC) does not require supporting registered professionals to submit documentation detailing their commitment to design and compliance. However, this is required of the registered professional of record (RPR).
 
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Project News
California stadium gets safe standing system with integrated seating
 
California stadium gets safe standing system with integrated seating
 
Fans of Major League Soccer (MLS) have a new reason to stand up and cheer. The Los Angeles Football Club’s (LAFC’s) 22,000-seat stadium features one of the country’s first ‘safe standing’ supporter section with integrated seating. The custom-designed system features safety railing with folding seats, enabling supporters to stand shoulder-to-shoulder, creating an electrified and unified stadium atmosphere. A fascia mounted metal railing frame angles back slightly, creating a comfortable lean rail for standing supporters, while also increasing headroom for seated patrons.
 
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Events
 
RCI International Convention and Trade Show
March 14-19
 
Air Barrier Association of America Conference and Trade Show
March 26-27
 
NASCC: The Steel Conference
April 3-5
 
AIA Conference on Architecture
June 6-8
 
CSI Master Specifiers Retreat
June 19-21
 
 
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MANUFACTURER WARRANTY VS GUARANTY
I have been searching for a trusted unique legal definition that differentiates between the terms Manufacturer Warranty and Manufacturer Guaranty. My search was in vain. Could anyone guide me to a trusted official source(s) which provide clear and distinct legal definitions for these terms?
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DESIGN BUILD/PERFORMANCE SPECS
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