Products & Services (April 01, 2002)


Concrete design guide. The Cement Association of Canada has released the Seventh Canadian Edition of Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures, fully revised to provide a concise current reference on concrete technology, including many advances since the last edition was published in 1995. cement.nsf

Wood buying guide. The Hardwood Plywood and Veneer Association has published the 36th edition of its Where to Buy Hardwood Plywood, Veneer, and Engineered Hardwood Flooring Buyers’ Guide and Membership Directory. See

Industrial coatings Web Site. PPG’s Coil and Extrusion coatings division has added technical product data sheets, cleaning and maintenance information and product film characteristics and properties to information already available online, at

National Wood Flooring Association. The National Wood Flooring Association is a non-profit trade organization with a Web site for architects, interior designers and builders.


Division 2–Earthwork and Paving

Garden fabric. Typar Plant by Numbers Garden Fabric is a kit of landscape fabric with markers for plant locations. Made primarily from a 7′ x 3′ piece of Typar Professional Landscape Fabric. Additional designs at or call (615) 847-7000.

Division 7–Thermal and Moisture Protection

Access hatch. Bilco introduces the VersaMount roof access hatch. Expands installation options and provides weather-tight protection. For new construction, retrofit, or replacement. or (203) 934-6363.

Division 8–Windows and Doors

Solarium skylight system. A new Sheerframe Solarium Skylight System is available from L.B. Plastics, which incorporates u-PVC components. Fully-welded frame corners. Structural members are reinforced for heavy snow loads. (704) 663-1543.

Division 9–Finishes

Wall patterning. Wall Art by Johnsonite is a wall base design with a series of 10 standard patterns and colours including stone, wood, foils and metallics. Any pattern or colour can be matched, including wallpapers and fabrics.

Ceiling baffles for sound absorption. Sonexvalueline Baffles, new from illbruck, inc. feature an optional hanging system that reduces installation time and cost. Suitable for swimming pools, gymnasiums, and multipurpose rooms. 1-800-662-0032 or

Division 15–Mechanical

Patio heaters. Schwank Ltd. introduces the 2200 Series, the first complete line of patio heaters designed with ISO registration. Suitable for heated outdoor smoking areas.