PINK Next Gen Fiberglas
PINK Next Gen Fiberglas

Pink is the New Pink

The advanced fiber technology of PINK Next Gen Fiberglas creates a tightly woven network of soft, fine fibers that form a super-resilient blanket of insulating micro-pockets. Leveraging several new technology innovations, the new product is safe for installers and residents and faster to install than competitive insulation products and spray foam insulation. Because no hazardous chemicals are required to be mixed on the install site, there is less potential for human error, increasing peace of mind for contractors and residents. The product is designed to meet building codes and help professionals manage tight labor timelines and budgets.Judge’s Comment: “From its renewable energ

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Rhode Island Hotel Waterfront Deck on Schedule with Decking Installation Innovation

Behan Bros. completes Newport’s Hammetts Wharf Hotel Property and massive waterfront deck on schedule. Located along the district’s historic America’s Cup Ave., Hammetts Wharf Hotel, a three-story boutique hotel, will serve as the focal point for this ambitious mixed-use expansion. The $29 million endeavor includes 84 guest rooms, a 4000-sq.-ft. restaurant, 3000 sq. ft. of dedicated retail space and 1000 sq. ft. of office space. Behan Bros. coordinated multiple aspects of the Newport Wharf expansion, including construction of a 20,000-sq.-ft. tropical hardwood “Ipe” horseshoe-shaped deck connected to the hotel, which will provide guests and pedestrians with swee

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Sensible Sensing

Perfect for both new construction and retrofit applications, Enlighted One ships integrated into lighting fixtures or is easily installed in the field. Programming only takes seconds with an Enlighted wireless wall switch and off-the-shelf laser pointer. The system is out-of-the box building code compliant with features such as daylight harvesting, task tuning and vacancy detection. The solution yields energy savings up to 65% with an LED retrofit. It features the same Generation 5 hardware as the Enlighted IoT Platform. When building occupants are ready to upgrade to IoT capabilities, no modifications to the lighting fixtures are required—the sensor is already installed in the buildin

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St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center

Colorado Delivers for COVID-19

Providing more than 200 beds in less than a month’s time, the two design-build projects involved the renovation of two floors at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo for non-acute patients and a three-story tower for acute and non-acute patients at St. Anthony’s North in Westminster.“Both projects required a highly responsive, collaborative approach and the commitment of all stakeholders, and design and trade partners to successfully execute in a condensed time frame,” reports Keegan Snow, design phase manager, Mortenson, Denver.To keep pace, the project teams worked to quickly disseminate information to enable efficient design making and worked around the clock w

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A New Perspective

Scope is a series of contemporary point source pendants from Insight Lighting that utilize state-of-the-art LED technology to deliver a narrow spot of focused illumination. Scope can be configured as a single stem mounting or in linear arrays or clustered configurations. The aluminum housing measures only 1.25 in. in diameter and is available in standard powder paint finishes with different trim pieces that offer accents of brass, brushed aluminum or luminous crystal.

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Getting in Tune

When it made the decision to relocate its Washington D.C. office, Michael Best LLC mapped out a laundry list of both critical and aspirational items it wanted to incorporate into the design of its new space. Being a firm that was growing its intellectual property book of business, it had first-hand knowledge of new and emerging technologies that could make the new space one of the most innovative, comfortable and appealing in the entire city.LED lighting controlled by color temperature tuning capabilities was at the top of the list. What began as an item on the wish list is now one of the first commercial office environments where SpectraSync Color Tuning Technology from Hubbell Control Solu

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