Advances

Sanitizer Stations

High-volume sanitizer stations hold a full gallon of ready-to-use hand sanitizer, featuring a locked door that houses another, back-up gallon for easy engaging. Seven powder colors or a client’s custom graphics or branding are available. The station is finished witha UV-stable powdercoat and is 7.21-in. wide × 9.85-in. deep × 48-in. high. 

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Forging Forward

Made from a proprietary hybrid of fiberglass and UV stable polymer, formulated for strength and resilience, the Forgent line includes a variety of window and door products. An integral nailing fin, and welded sash and frame, provide rigidity and keeps units square, thereby preventing air and water from entering the joint. A great fit for new construction and retrofits with short lead times, the products can be installed in three convenient ways.

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Net-Zero Fire Station

Helping Salt Lake City’s Fire Station No. 14 become one of the first net-zero fire stations in the country is Tubelite’s 400TU Series Therml=Block curtainwall, T1400 I/O Series multi-pane storefront, operable windows, side entrance doors and INT45 interior framing systems. As part of the city’s larger “Climate Positive 2040” plan, Salt Lake City is seeking net-100% renewable electricity by 2030, and to reduce carbon pollution by 80% by the year 2040. According to Tubelite, the energy-efficient thermal performance and condensation resistance, indoor air quality and natural ventilation, daylight and views delivered by these projects also contribute to the physical

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Creating a Buzz About Tile

Daltile’s Bee-Hive Medley is a line-extension of the popular Bee Hive Collection. Featuring a small 8-in. × 10-in. size, available in seven colors in addition to the 3D cube and geometric patterns, this concrete-look hexagon shaped tile allows customers to experiment, creating a bold, fun space.

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Stop Sound Movement

With today’s open office floor plans, the need for quiet in enclosed spaces is greater than ever. Armstrong’s Calla PrivAssure ceiling panels absorb 75 to 80% of the sound that strikes them. With a CAC of 45 to 50, they act as a sound barrier between spaces. With a drywall-like visual, the panels are ideal for hospitals, doctor offices, human resources spaces or where legal and financial discussions take place. 

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Happy Day

In expanding its Happy D.2 Plus series by sieger design, Duravit’s C-shaped technology guarantees that the ceramic washbasin and furniture run in perfectly parallel lines with no overhang or recess. Offering the DuraCeram benefits of a ceramic glaze, such as ease of cleaning and robustness, the extended line offers a number of new features such as wall-mounted vanity units with two drawers available in luxury wood or matte surfaces in light or dark.

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New Angle on Acoustics

DESIGNFlex for Formations Acoustical Clouds allow designers to incorporate acoustical control with desired aesthetics into their ceiling design. Available in nine standard patterns and 18 easy-to-order installation kits that create unique geometric cloud visuals, it is available in Armstrong’s popular Calla, Lyra PB, Ultima and Optima panels in a variety of geometric shapes and sizes. Panels absorb sound from both the front and the back to help reduce noise. 

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Drying Off

Drying the body in just a minute and a half, the Valiryo Body Dryer eliminates towels and reduces detergent costs. Waterproof and antimicrobial, with hot and cool temperature control, the product can be installed in or out of the shower or outdoors, and can also be used to cool down after a workout or poolside.

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Let it Roll

The Extreme 300 Series MicroCoil Grille reduces headroom for rolling grilles by 50% while providing building safety. The door decreases angles through patented curved vertical links, reducing the number of voids and headroom required and tightening coils in the process. Meeting ADA Standards for Accessible Design, the door is wind loaded and can withstand up to 20 psf static design pressure standard—up to 40 psf optional. 

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Who Says Carpet Isn't Mathematical?

With bold geometric patterns created using innovative custom technology, Tarkett’s new Blockade & Soundblock sustainable carpet features soft-surface styles in Power-bond and modular platforms for offices, education and hospitality spaces. Designer Jhane Barnes used mathematical patterns to guide her design with a unique geometric pattern that seems random but really is not. The Blockade pattern features 12 colors with seven modern neutrals and five branding accents. Eight of those colors are repeated in the Soundblock series. Both flooring patterns are available in Powerbond as well as 9-in. × 36-in. and 18-in. × 36-in. and 24-in. × 2-in. tiles. 

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