Category: Ceilings

Synergy Wood Products Fuses Rustic with Contemporary in Launch of Seaside

Seaside fuses rustic with contemporary by adding texture and character to traditional shiplap, delivering coastal comfort to interior design. A 100% wood product, Seaside is produced from Ponderosa Pine and recommended for interior wall and ceiling applications. Seaside will leverage interior design trends through its proprietary multilayer finishing process, delivering an unparalleled and sophisticated addition to any environment.

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St. Elizabeth’s Hospital features inviting canopies outside, patient-focused care inside

“Design goals from the start included addressing wellness, systems and integration, and patient and staff experience throughout the facility. We additionally challenged the team to incorporate themes around our patron saint, Saint Elizabeth, and her history of serving the sick and the poor,” says Susan Holloway, RN, BSN, director of construction management for HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.

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ADEX Announces Top Products for Architects and Designers

ADEX, the Awards for Design Excellence, is the largest and most prestigious program recognizing products and projects in the architecture and design industry showcasing the best designs of the year. As an outcome of the 2018 ADEX Awards, CertainTeed Ceilings won three platinum awards in the Building Materials category specifically for the Acoustical Ceilings, Drywall Ceiling Systems and Suspended Ceilings product categories.

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Rockfon’s new branding video shows how releasing the natural power of stone enriches modern living

The video highlights that Rockfon draws from one of nature’s most abundant resources to make its acoustic stone wool ceiling products, allowing it to maximize the benefits that its products bring to everyday life, while minimizing its impact on the planet. Rockfon stone wool ceiling products also are described as enhancing fire performance, slowing the spread of flames in the event of a fire; and resisting humidity and water, protecting the harmful affects of mold and mildew.

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New Ecophon® Product Options from CertainTeed Provide Even More Innovative Alternatives to Suspended Ceilings

New Ecophon acoustic products from CertainTeed aren’t just available in more shapes and colors. The innovative panels, tiles and baffles also help address construction and space limitations with multiple installation methods. This includes options for both ceilings and walls depending on the space. Superior acoustic properties help achieve improved acoustics for most types of indoor spaces.

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CertainTeed Redefines the Traditional Look of Wood in New High-Performance, Fire-Rated Wall & Ceiling Panel

The natural warmth, depth and richness of wood have long made it a favorite ceiling and wall panel material among architects and designers. However, there is an emphasis on products that blend the visual aesthetic of wood with the added features and benefits of acoustical performance and safety. CertainTeed Ceilings® is answering the call with the introduction of Decoustics Rondolo™. The line of custom micro-perforated acoustic wood panels and planks merges the elegant look of wood with the lowest flame spread rating and superior sound absorption properties.

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Acoustic Engineering chooses Rockfon ceiling systems

The new 9,000-square-foot office in Mississauga, Ontario, transformed a former warehouse space that is attached to a larger multi-tenant office building. The challenge was to leverage the dynamics of collaborative office space—with glass walls and doors to maintain visual connection to the day-lit open areas—yet create sound privacy and acoustic comfort in enclosed meeting rooms and other areas. Rockfon stone wool ceiling panels, which harness the natural power of stone to enrich modern living, were part of the design that helped achieve Aercoustics’ goals.

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Rockfon’s ceiling systems enhance acoustics and aesthetics for Solar Spectrum’s office design

Hoefer Wysocki Architecture designed Solar Spectrum’s new offices. James Evrard, associate at Hoefer Wysocki and project architect, says, “In the early ’90s, the previous tenant built out the space very simply with tight enclosed offices along the exterior wall and gypsum ceilings. Opening up the space was a lot of fun. Returning to the concrete waffle slabs first imagined by SOM is the stuff of architectural dreams.”

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"Smart Glass: Options for Creating a Sustainable, Glare-free Environment" by Josh Hogan, vice-president of sales operations for Halio North America/ Advances in electrochromic technologies have given building owners new options for maintaining their views and daylight, which studies have shown to boost vitality, productivity, and improve sleep by helping people keep in sync with their circadian rhythms. When used to block the sun’s heat and admit daylight, electrochromic or smart-tinting glass has been proven to reduce the energy used for air conditioning and electric lighting, providing as much as 20% in energy savings over low-E glass. Photo courtesy of Kinestral Technologies

"Smart Glass: Options for Creating a Sustainable, Glare-free Environment" by Josh Hogan, vice-president of sales operations for Halio North America/ Advances in electrochromic technologies have given building owners new options for maintaining their views and daylight, which studies have shown to boost vitality, productivity, and improve sleep by helping people keep in sync with their circadian rhythms. When used to block the sun’s heat and admit daylight, electrochromic or smart-tinting glass has been proven to reduce the energy used for air conditioning and electric lighting, providing as much as 20% in energy savings over low-E glass. Photo courtesy of Kinestral Technologies

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