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Improved Drainage

Channels cut along all four sides of new GreenGuard XPS Drainage Channel Board encourage drainage of any water that might happen to seep through a roofing assembly to the roofing membrane. The boards offer an R-Value of 5.0/in. of thickness and are available in a range of compressive strengths.

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Watertight Barrier

The PD-522FFR fire-rated flood door from PS Flood Barriers is a normal-use swing door, specifically engineered for interior and exterior openings requiring watertight flood protection, as well as a 90-minute fire rating. Always in place, this dual-defense door provides unmatched flood and fire protection while allowing pedestrian access. Designed for water-protective heights up to 11 ft., it meets hydrostatic, hydrodynamic and impact-loading requirements. It’s available in mild steel or stainless steel construction.

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Battened Hatch

The revolutionary FloodBreak automatic flood barrier is changing how flood mitigation projects are designed. FloodBreak will protect virtually any vulnerable opening, 24/7, without the need for human intervention or power. Permanently installed and nearly invisible, the flood barriers sit beneath entrances, roadways and other openings ready to deploy and prevent flood damage.

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Stand-Off Protection

The vertically deployed Flex-Wall is a high-strength flexible wall that can be deployed rapidly for flood protection of buildings or equipment. It is constructed from textile-based materials and metal posts that reside in a small container and are manually deployed. The Flex-Wall can be long to surround buildings or short to close off doorways. All parts and equipment are stored at the point-of-use for maximum efficiency in an extreme weather event.

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Nano Glass

Mutaforma offers a proprietary stratified augmented glass composite material with an immeasurably refined shimmer. A unique technological process applies silver, copper, titanium and other precious metals to tiny glass units called TILLA at a molecular level. Nanometric particles with specific physical and chemical signatures change the optical properties of the glass to alter the way it transmits, absorbs and reflects light.

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Monumental Fashion

Shaw’s Forum features bold lines and patterns in subtle palettes of light and neutral tones. Striking, black accents ranging from artful notes of contrast to harmonious blends are interspersed on the neutral fields with a calligraphic flourish. The versatile collection is available in 17 broadloom patterns, ten 18 in. × 36 in. carpet-tile patterns, and even a custom rug program for a timeless, highly adaptable collection at all scales.

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Stone-Faced Illusionist

Master of exotic stone surfaces, Antolini’s Perception collection is an ultra-thin wallcovering that as the angle of incidence of the viewer changes, the appearance of the stone’s color, pattern and clarity morph into something new and different.

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Rich and Moody

Cambria has just released nine new all natural stone designs. With this release comes the all-new Woodstone Collection and additions to the Black Marble Collection, epitomizing Cambria’s continual commitment to leading the way in stone design. The designs range in style from rich and moody to light and airy and are inspired by both wood and marble.

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Multifaceted Personalities

MDC’s new Dimension Walls patterns are 3D designs that are as durable as they are sophisticated. Dimension Walls finishes play on popular trends: cracked metal, aged patina, wood grain, and stone – matte and polished. Available in 4-foot by 8-ft. and 4-ft. by 10-ft. sheets, the decorated thermoplastic sheets are manufactured through an innovative thermoperforming process that is quick, efficient and cost-effective without compromising design. Choose a metallic finish to bend light, or select a paintable option to achieve a specific color vision. Interlock is a large-scale, fiercely modern pattern of dovetailing lines, at surprising angles and in random widths. The texture is available in mor

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Opposing Views

Tek Vue partitions from Teknion were designed in response to customers’ increased emphasis on aesthetics, simplicity and value. The system focuses on single-center glazing and thin-profile frames, while providing effortless integration with conventional building construction and existing Teknion wall programs. Tek Vue wall and door programs are built on the concept of a universal platform, which re-envisions a system that can be specified, planned and installed within constantly evolving architecture and interiors.

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