How to save trees with concrete

In communities across Canada, people are recycling more, driving less, and conserving water. As construction goes green, insulated concrete forms (ICFs) have been soaring in popularity. Millions of people are now passionate about the efficient use of natural resources, and that has affected every activity from transportation to construction.

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Esthetics plus acoustics contribute to continued growth of metal ceilings

The use and popularity of metal ceiling systems in commercial applications continues to grow. One of the main reasons for their popularity is the sleek, upscale, high-tech look metal brings to a space. This sophisticated look makes them ideal for use in high visibility areas such as lobbies, conference rooms, corridors, theatres, and transportation terminals, along with a variety of corporate, retail, and hospitality environments.

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American Standard: Long-standing quality and reliable design

Working united with plumbers and partners, American Standard puts innovation, ingenuity, collaboration, and passion into each and every product they offer. From houses to hotels, master baths to hockey rinks, colleges to the kitchen sink—consumers can depend on American Standard products to work and to wow, to fit in, and to stand out. For more information, visit www.americanstandard.ca.

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Tired of chasing cracks? Curtain walls injection can be your solution!

What are the options when underground structures are leaking water? Oftentimes, the only solution presented to address leaking underground walls is exterior waterproofing. This involves excavation that is often quite costly and time consuming. But are there alternatives? What happens when excavation is not an option? A great alternative method is curtain wall injection!

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Your toughest gets our toughest

You do not step into the 2019 Ford Super Duty, you step up to it. An absolute beast of a truck, it is designed to challenge the laws of physics. No matter how tough your task, this truck has your name on it. Depend on the 2019 Super Duty to get the job done, and then some.

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Xypex crystalline waterproofing admix protects priceless art in new Helsinki museum

Like an alien funhouse, the multidomed ceiling of the subterranean Amos Rex Art Museum in Finland pushes up from below Helsinki’s Lasipalatsi Plaza to create an interactive outdoor playscape. The addition of Xypex Admix C-1000 NF allowed the museum project to move ahead without the delays other waterproofing products would have introduced, thereby saving time and money.

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Building science solutions you can trust

The Underwriters Laboratories (UL) covers multiple areas of a buildings construction: from building inspections services and field testing of building envelopes to testing and certification of building materials.

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If plumbing products could talk…

Connected plumbing products talk to the facility management team, allowing one to respond in real time. They help reduce downtime, ensure parts are not being replaced prematurely, prevent major repairs, and improve overall efficiencies of the equipment.

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BILCO doors protect pumps, help Virginia community solve water issues

The Hampton Roads region in eastern Virginia, United States, faces challenging issues with water quality and land subsidence, but a new project is helping to provide a sustainable source of groundwater.A central part of the system is specialty access doors manufactured by the BILCO Company of Connecticut. The doors protect pumps and vaults in the complex system, and play a vital role in protecting water and other matter from infiltrating the system.

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Saving lives with smoke vents

In June 2018, Dick Cold Storage opened a new, state-of-the-art facility with automatic smoke vents. The vents, manufactured by The BILCO Company of Connecticut, allow for the escape of smoke, heat, and gasses in a burning building.

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