Tag Archives: EIFS

Integrating fenestration with the wall

Selection of fenestration systems for specific wall assemblies is a process in which performance characteristics, such as structural capacity, the resistance to air infiltration, and water penetration, and thermal attributes are evaluated along with aesthetics and cost. However, the integration of the system(s) under consideration with the adjacent exterior wall assembly is often overlooked in the selection process.

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New Connecticut facility offers privacy and community for patient families

The first phase of construction of a residential facility for families of patients at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, Connecticut, was completed recently. The newly-built residential complex is larger and more conveniently located directly across the street from the hospital’s entrance. It offers a welcoming and natural setting in an urban context, providing both privacy and community for residing families.

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