Products & Services (March 01, 2002)


Lighting products brochure. Lithonia Lighting has released the new Rough Service Brochure that showcases the company’s entire line of lighting fixtures designed for uniform illumination and improved visibility for schools, parking garages, transit stations, and other public buildings. (404) 853-1400 or

Carpeting on the Web. The Mohawk Group, which comprises floor covering brands Karastan Contract, Durkan Commercial, Mohawk Commercial and Bigelow Commercial, offers a Web site for specifiers. Represents the range of products sold by each brand. Changes to specifications and products are immediately placed online. See


Division 3–Concrete

Newly designed ICF block. Formtech International introduces a reversible tread design on insulated concrete forms that can be used with any cavity width. Reinforced corners and concealed attachment surfaces accommodate any type of exterior finish. See

Division 6–Wood and Plastics

Maintenance-free decking. The Xtendex deck and fencing system is made from a polyethylene/natural fibre composite. Will never rot, warp, crack or split. No harmful toxins. Suited to the Canadian climate. 1-877-728-3498.

Division 7–Thermal and Moisture Protection

Zinc cladding system. The Rheinzink Snap-lock Bracket System allows installation with a C-profile mounting rail and twist-in gutter brackets. Mounting rail is fastened directly to the eaves. Has H-Class allocation for heavy loads and a B allocation for corrosion resistance. (416) 593-5672.

Division 8–Windows and Doors

Self-cleaning glass. AFG Industries introduces Radiance Ti, which uses the sun’s ultraviolet energy to break down dirt and other particles. Sheeting properties allow the glass to rinse clean with rain or water from a hose. Can be tempered and insulated. 1-800-251-0441 or

Division 9–Finishes

Abuse-resistant gypsum board. G-P Gypsum introduces ToughRock 5/8″, a wallboard designed to minimize costly and time- consuming wall repairs in schools, hospitals, correctional facilities and offices. Performance characteristics include resistance to abrasion, rubbing, scraping, gouging and surface impact. Type X core achieves fire resistance ratings in tested wall systems. 1-800-387-6823; in Quebec call 1-800-361-0486.

Acoustic tile. Contour Tiles from illbruck Architectural Products for ceilings and walls have backerboard for stability. Wall tiles without backerboard available for ceiling or wall adhesive applications. See

Division 12–Furnishings

Adjustable workstations. Lyon introduces Infinitely Adjustable Workstations with a 5-1/2″ adjustability range and a slide bolt leg that matches the height of adjacent work surfaces. Leveling feet adjust for uneven floors. 1-800-323-0096.