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E-commerce solutions for design professionals

More than half of today’s construction industry suppliers are slowly investing in e-commerce solutions, revolutionizing the way architects and specifiers interact with homeowners and project managers. The shift to this new technology will help design professionals offer better and faster service.

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Timber-concrete composite floor systems for tall buildings

Mass-timber construction, a growing industry in the United States, includes elements such as glued-laminated timber (glulam), cross-laminated timber (CLT), and nail-laminated timber (NLT). These wooden elements have a natural resistance to fire through charring, similar to traditional heavy timber. The fire safety of mass-timber combined with high load-carrying capabilities has opened up the possibility of using mass-timber in high-rise buildings.

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