New Hire and Promotions Reflect Ever-Improving Architectural Support
Friday, October 04, 2013
OWATONNA, MN…Viracon announces the hire of Jennifer Highfield as its newest architectural design specialist. Jennifer will work closely with architects and designers in all Viracon markets. Highfield comes to Viracon with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from Minnesota State University, Mankato and more than 15 years of design experience, including running her own interior design business.
Custom Steel Windows and Doors Help Achieve Unique Design for Music Box Films
Thursday, October 03, 2013
JAMESTOWN, NY – A retrofit office building project that includes custom, handcrafted steel windows and doors manufactured by Hope’s® recently received a prestigious Small Project Award from the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
The Hope’s Jamestown175™ Series steel windows and 5000 Series™ steel doors were installed in the building, now home to the technology startup Music Box Films. Located in Chicago’s West Loop enterprise zone, the project converted a 7,000-square-foot, two-story space into a single-story building with a mezzanine.
LOUISVILLE, KY… Metal Sales™ received the prestigious 2013 Chairman’s Award for Overall Excellence from the Metal Construction Association (MCA) at the METALCON International conference. Metal Sales was recognized for the innovative use of materials on the new Maricopa Campus of Central Arizona College.
Metal Sales provided 90,000 square feet of 18”, 22-gauge Magna-Loc standing seam roof panels and 24,000 square feet of 14-gauge Cor-Ten weathering steel sheets for the primary wall enclosure.
TEC® and Crossville® Create Approved Installation System for Large Format Thin Panels
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
AURORA, IL…Products from TEC® have been endorsed by Crossville for use with its Laminam® by Crossville® line of large thin porcelain panels.
Crossville recently launched its line of large porcelain panels for wall and floor applications through an exclusive distributorship with Italian manufacturer Laminam S.p.A. The line features the first-ever large format slab with a thickness of as little as 3 millimeters.
ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC, the leader in engineered water solutions, introduces the Zurn Stainless Steel Point Drain–ideal for work environments where sanitary conditions are critical, such as hospitals, food processing facilities and pharmaceutical applications.
TEC® Serves as One-Stop Shop For a Variety of Flooring Systems
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
AURORA, IL…Good Samaritan Regional Health Center, a 142-bed, 500,000-square-foot hospital and Medical Plaza in Mt. Vernon, IL, used TEC® products for the successful installation of a wide variety of flooring and wall materials.
The new Good Samaritan Regional Health Center, constructed by McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., replaces the existing hospital, which served the Mt. Vernon community since 1952.
Venue Regarded as the Most Modern in the Major Leagues
Thursday, September 19, 2013
OWATONNA, MN…Miami’s Marlins Park is considered Major League Baseball’s most modern-looking new park, and as the first retractable roof structure in the world to earn LEED® Gold Certification, it is also the league’s most environmentally sustainable. Viracon glass contributed to both its 21st century aesthetic and its cutting-edge energy performance.
Materials Meet Moisture and Chemical Resistance Requirements in Fast-Paced Installation
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
AURORA, IL…The new Robert D. Love Downtown YMCA in Wichita, KS, contains more than 50,000 square feet of mosaic and large format tile. Its installers turned to TEC® products to aid with fast-paced tile installation in a variety of challenging environments.
The 110,000 square-foot LEED®-Certified YMCA is the flagship YMCA for the city and is expected to serve 30,000 people annually in its state-of-the-art exercise facilities. It also includes administrative offices and community meeting rooms for local activities.
ERIE, PA – Three business unit general managers at Zurn Industries, LLC went completely bald after employees met their fundraising goals for charities fighting cancer and childhood diseases. This was part of a unified internal campaign dubbed “The Buzz.”
Welcome News for Both Plumbers and Do-It-Yourselfers
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC introduces two new options for the Zurn Wilkins REMXL Regulator that make residential retrofit/replacement jobs even faster: the Zurn Wilkins REMXLCR and REMXLPFR retrofit tailpieces.
The easy to install Zurn Wilkins REMXL Regulator coupled with the new extended tailpiece options can virtually replace any brand (without the need for additional fittings or components).
Lightweight, Corrosion Resistant and Ideal for Existing Low-Pressure Systems
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC introduces the Zurn Wilkins 300AST Stainless Steel Large Diameter Backflow Preventer–lightweight, corrosion resistant, and easier to install in small spaces. This new backflow preventer can be used in existing low-pressure systems without the need to acquire a pump.