Products & Services (May 01, 2002)


EBN CD-ROM. Environmental Building News has released a new version of the EBN Archives, version 6.0. It covers 10 years of the monthly newsletter on a fully searchable CD-ROM and includes a bibliography of resources, checklists, feature articles and more.

Lighting magazine. Prescolite announces the release of a third issue of illume, the company’s publication for architectural lighting design ideas. Features 32 colour pages of information and a pullout section for ready inclusion in the Prescolite binder. Subscribe at


Division 3–Concrete

Concrete forms. Lite-Form Concrete Systems by Corning are expanded polystyrene forms for casting solid concrete floors, decks and roofs. A solid concrete alternative to pre-cast and engineered wood or metal floor, roof and deck systems.

Division 7–Thermal and Moisture Protection

Structural roof system. Centria has introduced the Curved SRS 3 Structural Standing Seam Roof System. Unbroken symmetrical lines with concealed clips and continuous transitions, crimp-free curving process and long panel lengths. (412) 299-8029.

Gypsum sheathing. Dens-Glass Gold by G-P Gypsum maintains a superior rating for resistance to moisture, mould and mildew. Combines inorganic glass mats embedded with a water-resistant gypsum core and a gold coloured bond-enhancing primer coating. 1-800-387-6823 or

Division 9–Finishes

Acrylic coating system. Sto Corp introduces DcorTex, an acrylic coating system to finish a properly taped and bedded wallboard surface. Durable, easy-to-apply surface texture and paint finishes to an eggshell luster. Styles and appearances include orange peel, light or heavy knockdown, multiple colour splatter, or custom colour match. Low fume, environmentally friendly. 1-800-221-2397 or

Stabilized aluminum foam. Cymat Corp. introduces Alusion stabilized aluminum foam (SAF). Can be used for furniture, ceilings and flooring. Combines alloyed aluminum with other metal particles to create strong lightweight panels. Efficient thermal and acoustic insulation. Available in a variety of densities, thicknesses and finishes. (905) 696-2419 or

Division 16–Electrical

Electronic ballasts. Holophane introduces Prismatron electronic ballasts for use with 320-, 350- and 400-watt metal halide lamps. Consume fewer watts than magnetic core and coil ballasts. Silent operation and flicker-free illumination.

MesoOptics luminaire. Ledalite’s Meso X is the first optical control lighting using the company’s MesoOptics technology. Ballasts and through-wiring housed in a low-profile ceiling panel. (604) 888-6811 or