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Industry News (August 01, 2003)

August 1, 2003
by Canadian Architect

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Safety guide. Soprema offers the Safety Plus Guide for architects and specifiers for technical and service support and in-depth training. Available in print, on CD, and on-line at www.soprema.ca. (418) 681-8127 or 1-800-463-2382.

CRI CD-ROM. The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) offers a CD-ROM called Carpet Comes Clean, to provide information on mould growth and indoor air quality, particularly in public buildings such as schools. Sources of build-up are examined and cleaning schedules suggested. www.carpet-rug.com

PRODUCTS

Division 1–General

Laser measuring tools. Leica DISTO announces a 5th generation measuring tool now available in a handheld laser distance measuring device in two models: DISTO Lite and DISTO Classic. All offer the ability to measure distances from 0.2 to 200 m. (416) 497-2460.

Division 9–Finishes

Aggregate finishes. Dryvit introduces a new line of exterior and interior finishes. TerraNeo is a finish line that offers a radiant finish to EIFS-clad structures and blends with coloured quartz aggregates and mica chips. (401) 822-4100.

Division 12–Furnishings

Ecological features in chair. Herman Miller, Inc. introduces the Mirra chair, a first product designed in accordance with the company’s Design for the Environment protocol developed with McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry, LLC. The chair is made of 42% recycled content and the design anticipates disassembly, with individually marked components, 96% of which are recyclable. No PVC is used and priced mid-market. www.hermanmiller.com

Daybed. Powell & Bonnell Home introduces the Canyon Daybed, a solid wood-framed piece featuring 4-panel cross-grain veneer detailing and resting atop tapered block feet. For residences, lobbies, or lounges with 90*w 31*d standards which can be adjusted. 1-800-272-2058.



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