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MM1018 is a polymeric metal material repair product that delivers 100% force fit gap compensation for the repair of process equipment and structures, as well as demanding high-load, critical environments.


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MM1018 is a polymeric metal material repair product that delivers 100% force fit gap compensation for the repair of process equipment and structures, as well as demanding high-load, critical environments.

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Construction & Retrofits

New construction projects, retrofits, renovations, and facility retrofits are covered within this portion of the site. This is where readers find articles on master planning, project management, and other architecture, engineering, and construction strategies.

MM1018 Force Fit Gap Compensation Repair Product

MM1018 is a polymeric metal material repair product that delivers 100% force fit gap compensation for the repair of process equipment and structures, as well as demanding high-load, critical environments.

Award For Sandy Hook School Project Team

The Connecticut Building Congress will recognize the Town of Newtown, Consigli Construction Co., Inc., Svigals+Partners, and STV|DPM for their collaborative work to build the new Sandy Hook School in Newtown, CT.

UTC Climate, Controls & Security Brands In Play At SunTrust Park

The new Atlanta Braves ballpark opened in April 2017, operating with products from the Carrier, Automated Logic, Edwards, Otis Elevator brands.

Build Your Building’s Resistance

Many existing facilities lack adequate strength to resist current design level winds, due to age, design flaws, material failure, or improper construction.

Heat Recovery Helps Cool UMass Med School Facility

Opened in 2013, the university's Albert Sherman Center in Worcester, MA utilizes brazed plate heat exchanger technology.

Winner Of Urban Land Institute Competition Highlights Chicago Roots

The 2017 ULI Hines Student Competition first place winner is a team from the University of Texas at Austin for its redevelopment plan for the site of Chicago's Department of Fleet and Facility Management.

ASSA ABLOY Openings Studio

The Building Information Management (BIM) software plugin lets you define secure openings, set standards across your future facility, and keep everyone in the loop for the seamless integration of Door Security Solutions.

Current, Powered By GE, Installs LED Lighting In 32 GM Facilities

Alongside energy retrofit projects like LED lighting, Current can simultaneously attach a sensor-based digital network to provide facilities additional data and insights into their operations.

Concrete Tips For Flooring Success 

Here are some mistakes to avoid when preparing concrete floors for a new coating, courtesy of National Flooring Equipment.

WIN Brings Indoor Connectivity To New Markets

Wireless Information Networks is expanding its services related to DAS and other indoor cellular connectivity to suburban buildings, healthcare facilities, and more.

Louvers Brighten Up Edward Jones HQ Parking Garage

At the Maryland Heights, MO facility, stationary louvers, or “cassettes,” lend a flowing, kinetic appearance to the campus parking garage.

Site Water Management Goes Underground

Designers of a LEED certified office park utilized an existing water vault as a centerpiece of drainage and irrigation.

Vivint Smart Home Arena’s Winning Wireless Network

Hosting the March Madness tournament's first and second rounds, this facility in Salt Lake City, UT put its new DAS wireless infrastructure to the test.

Nu-Wood PVC Column Wraps

PVC Column Wraps are precision-manufactured PVC wraps designed to surround support structures.

Schneider Electric LAZER Program Updates Circuit Breakers

Schneider Electric's LAZER Low Voltage Direct Replacement Program reduces the time required for sourcing and obtaining replacement equipment.

Eyewear Innovation Lab Design Reflects Core Mission

For its new Manhattan location, VSP Global tasked its architecture firm to create a workplace that will inspire its team of creative entrepreneurs.

LIQUID NAILS FUZE*IT Construction Adhesive

LIQUID NAILS FUZE*IT (LN-2000) is an all surface construction adhesive that bonds nearly all materials in any weather conditions.

Duro-Last Roofing Project Awards Announced

These annual awards recognize roofing contractors and their notable projects in six categories.

Firestone RubberGard EPDM Roofing Sealant

RubberGard EPDM Sealants are designed for use with EPDM roofing systems.

Historic Hotel, Revolving Door Retrofit

At the Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia, a lobby renovation provided the opportunity to boost aesthetics and improve energy efficiency.

New York City Celebrates First WELL Certified Project

Structure Tone’s new office in Manhattan achieves WELL Certification at the Silver Level; marks first WELL Certified Project in New York.

Soundproofing With Window Retrofits

As purveyors of peace and quiet, lodging facilities might consider this building envelope upgrade to better serve guests.

Sheetrock Brand EcoSmart Panels From USG

USG pursued the development of a wallboard with a lower carbon footprint when it adopted the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products in 2016.

Friday Funny: LEGO Fans, Rejoice!

After seven years of planning and four years of construction, the LEGO House near the toy brand’s corporate campus in Billund, Denmark is scheduled to celebrate its grand opening in September.

Metal Roof Retrofit Retains Existing, Saves Time

At Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana, integrated planning and installation improved building envelope performance of three buildings on campus.

Wall Panel And Coating Choices Contribute To LEED Gold

At Kankakee Community College, a pledge to the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment called attention to exterior cladding and coating choices.

Building Envelope Retrofits For Improved Energy Efficiency: Part 2

A building enclosure retrofit can improve energy performance and keep a facility operational without the expenditures of complete demolition or reconstruction.

Building Envelope Retrofits For Improved Energy Efficiency: Part 1

Degradation of building envelope performance contributes to wasted energy, poor thermal comfort, and subpar indoor air quality.

R-Mer Force From The Garland Company

This new, flashless metal edge system eliminates the need for penetrations to be made on the roof surface.

Preliminary Energy Savings For ASHRAE/IES 2016 Energy Standard

According to recent analysis by Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL) in support of the U.S. Department of Energy Building Energy Codes Program, more than 30% energy savings can be achieved using the new version — compared to the 2004 baseline.

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