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BLUEFIN announces new CEO, president and five staff promotions

BLUEFIN, LLC, a national consulting firm for commercial roofs, pavement, and building envelope, is proud to announce two internal executives assume roles of president and chief executive officer (CEO) and the following five staff promotions effective immediately. Jeremiah “Miah” Dancy becomes president of BLUEFIN and Richard Rast moves from president into the newly created role of the CEO.

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Protecting parking structures from damage during winter

It is important to minimize the amount of deicing chemical applied during the first two years of the concrete being installed. During this time, the concrete has an increased permeability which can allow the deicing chemicals to migrate into the concrete more rapidly. As concrete ages and cures, it will become less permeable and chemicals will not penetrate as easily.

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Eskew+Dumez+Ripple-desgined The Park, a hybrid structure merging parking with retail

The Park designed by Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, is a six-story hybrid structure, which merges a 441-space parking garage with 27,000-square-feet of street-level retail. Located in the booming Warehouse District of downtown New Orleans, The Park captures the aesthetic rigor of the existing 19th century warehouses, while rethinking this overly conventional building typology and its construction methods.

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Western Specialty Contractors Applies Traffic Coatings to Parking Garages at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Sealing and protecting a parking garage from the daily wear and tear of vehicle traffic and the elements is vital to maintaining a garage’s overall structural integrity. Concrete restoration experts Western Specialty Contractors – Springfield, IL Branch recently spent two months repairing and protecting parking garages B4 and F29 at the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign.

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GBCI Celebrates Eight Parksmart Certified Projects at the 2018 International Parking Institute Conference and Expo

At the 2018 IPI Conference & Expo, where more than 3,500 parking professionals from 30 countries gather to discuss industry trends and challenges, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) recognized eight parking structures for achieving Parksmart certification. Parksmart is the world’s only rating system designed to advance sustainable mobility through smarter parking structure design and operation.

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Newly Released Dual-Action Acrylic Curing Compound

New from W. R. MEADOWS is PENCURE OTC, a unique, dual-action, non-yellowing, acrylic curing compound for fresh, exterior, broomed concrete. It is clear, transparent, and easy to apply. PENCURE OTC has been formulated to simultaneously form a membrane to cure the concrete while also penetrating into the surface to aid in the reduction of water and salts into the concrete. PENCURE OTC is ideal for use on surfaces such as driveways, patios, and parking lots.

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Western Specialty Contractors restores three-level parking structure

Parking garages are important structures that require extensive maintenance to minimize damage from environmental stressors and daily wear-and-tear. And when parking is at a premium, contractors must make sure repairs are performed in a timely manner and with as little disruption as possible to drivers. Such was the case when Western Specialty Contractors – Little Rock, AR Branch restored a three-level parking structure for the Kirkpatrick Plaza office building at 10800 Financial Centre Pkwy.

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Guide to Green Building – Product of the Week

The EXTECH SKYSHADE 8000® standing seam, translucent canopy system is engineered for long spans, snow loading conditions and to withstand extreme wind loads including in hurricane-prone areas. The system’s continuous runs accommodate panels up to 54 feet long, and provide daylighting, UV screening and impact resistance without leak prone intermediate horizontal mullions. Optional coatings for the glazing panels enhance solar heat gain management and diffuse lighting without glare. Its durable framing system uses recycled aluminum as standard and, after its useful life as part of a canopy, the metal is 100 percent recyclable. Photo by Cory Klein

The EXTECH SKYSHADE 8000® standing seam, translucent canopy system is engineered for long spans, snow loading conditions and to withstand extreme wind loads including in hurricane-prone areas. The system’s continuous runs accommodate panels up to 54 feet long, and provide daylighting, UV screening and impact resistance without leak prone intermediate horizontal mullions. Optional coatings for the glazing panels enhance solar heat gain management and diffuse lighting without glare. Its durable framing system uses recycled aluminum as standard and, after its useful life as part of a canopy, the metal is 100 percent recyclable. Photo by Cory Klein

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January/February 2019 PRISM featuring acoustics in education facility design, 2019 color trends in commercial spaces, window films, and healthcare facility projects: Inspira Medical Center and the Palos Health South Campus. Plus a look at the Pittsburgh International Airport’s Terminal Modernization Program and feature article "Transforming a quick stop into a memorable stay through the power of design" by Olga Gorbunova, Principal, Stantec.

January/February 2019 PRISM featuring acoustics in education facility design, 2019 color trends in commercial spaces, window films, and healthcare facility projects: Inspira Medical Center and the Palos Health South Campus.

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