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The deleterious situation of the pool structure

Improper design, poor construction techniques, and lack of maintenance can allow chlorinated water to migrate into the pool’s concrete shell and embedded structural reinforcement. To ensure the longevity of the pool structure and its components, design professionals must be familiar with state-of-the-art construction technology and performance-based design.

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Selecting anchor clips for metal cladding

Formed architectural metal assemblies can be produced in a wide array of geometric styles, surfaces, materials, and finishes. The anchor clips required for these assemblies must also be suitable to accommodate a variety of service conditions, structural substrates, and material finishes for strong and durable serviceability.

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Theory of a self-drying flat roof

Roof enclosures traditionally have the largest litigation potential in the construction industry due to complexities in design, application, and environmental exposure. Development of a self-drying roof enclosure would minimize the litigation potential and provide additional benefits, such as increased roof resiliency, reduced financial burden, and minimal impact on the environment.

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