A new infection control risk assessment (ICRA) protocol ensures all projects done in healthcare facilities limit death-causing contaminants such as mold and dust. These protocols include establishing a negative pressure environment, building and sealing soft walls, controlling contaminates, and more. This assessment program is important for the building trades, specifically floorcovering installation, as it plays such a significant role in healthcare facilities.
Revolving doors are now becoming more integrated with a building’s emergency and security systems than ever before, and this means installers at the very least have to know more about how these systems tie into the door.
Constructed in 1899, the historic Fayette County Courthouse was once the shining jewel of Lexington, Kentucky, but over the years, it became old and rundown. With the help of fire-rated glass floor systems the courthouse was restored and is once again the centerpiece of the town.
A new luxury high-rise, designed by architect Sir David Adjaye has topped out in New York City. The 66-story tower rises more than 244 m (800 ft) to the sky and makes a bold architectural statement and is a unique addition to Manhattan’s skyline.