September 1, 2002
by Canadian Architect
AISI publication on steel framing. The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) publishes Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing–Truss Design, part of a new series of standards aimed at advancing the competitive use of light-gauge steel framing systems. www.steel.org
Best Practices: lighting. The Watt Stopper Inc. publishes a Lighting Control Best Practices Guide for Schools, a 60-page guide for application specific design, specification and installation. Shows how to meet energy codes, reduce building operation costs, optimize sustainable design, and more. www.wattstopper.com
Guide for corporate meeting spaces. Nienkmper introduces Vox Corporate Meeting Room Planning Guide. Includes list of accessories and furniture, layouts and measurements. 1-800-668-9318.
Division 8–Doors and Windows
Translucent glass. Pilkington introduces Pilkington Satin Translucent Float Glass with 85% light transmittance and diffusion. Residential windows, interior partitions, and furniture design uses. (419) 247-4833.
Concrete coloration. Micro-Top by Bomanite is a paper-thin cementitious medium that is troweled on to create a blank canvas or custom artistic expression for interior flooring, walls, the side of a building or an asphalt street section. www.bomanite.com
Cabinet hardware. Andre Putman has designed a new collection of cabinet hardware for Valli & Valli Forge’s line. Available in chrome, satin chrome and polished brass finishes. (212) 947-4557.
Flange adapter. The Victaulic stainless steel flange adapter incorporates stainless flange components with ANSI Class 150 bolt hole patterns into grooved stainless steel piping systems. (416) 675-5575.
Step light. Magic Lite Ltd. introduces the Xenon Step Light, an outdoor rated fixture that recesses into walls of all types. Bulb burns significantly cooler than halogen and does not emit harmful UV rays. (905) 825-9592.