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RCI, Inc. Expands to Offer U.S. and Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposia in 2018

For more than 20 years RCI, Inc. has annual hosted an annual symposium on building envelope design technology. In 2018, the association will offer two such events. The first will be held in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada on September 13-14.  The second event will be offered November 16-17, 2018, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A.

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RCI’s Building Envelope Technology Symposium to Draw Leading Building Enclosure Designers

RCI, Inc. has assembled a panel of expert speakers to discuss methods for designing sound building exteriors. The two-day symposium features 12 unique educational sessions presented by leading building envelope design consultants. Speakers offer experience-based insights for the specification of sound, durable exterior envelopes. Most programs focus on repair and sustainable design methods for strengthening and improving existing structures.

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Engineered for efficiency: Tubelite supports labor-saving installation with integrated system designs

Tubelite Inc. has engineered its breadth of aluminum-framed fenestration products to serve as individual components and together, as a complete building envelope. Its windows and doors integrate and install into Tubelite’s curtainwall, window wall and storefront systems. Mary Avery, Tubelite’s vice president of marketing, explains, “We’ve introduced several new products in the last few years – our TerraPorte terrace doors, 900RW ribbon windows and Phantom 5000 vents. These fit within our existing products and work together as an integrated system that helps save labor and headaches.”

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2019 RCI, Inc. International Convention and Trade Show to Be Held March 14-19 in Orlando

The 2019 RCI International Convention & Trade Show will be held March 14-19, 2019 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida. Educational programs are approved to yield continuing education credits for members of RCI and the American Institute of Architects. “It’s a great opportunity to earn a full year’s worth of continuing education credit at one event,” said William Myers, RCI’s marketing director. “RCI’s consultant members visit the trade show to discover the latest products for designing and repairing today’s building envelopes.”

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RCI, Inc. to Hold 2018 Canadian Symposium on Building Envelope Technology

RCI, Inc. has set the date and location for the associations’ first Canadian Building Envelope Technology Symposium. The two-day symposium features 12 unique educational sessions presented by leading building envelope design consultants. Speakers offer experience-based insights for the specification of sound, durable exterior envelopes.

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The Hangar at Kenmore Town Square in Kenmore, Washington

The 4,600-square-foot Hangar and 24,000-square-foot Town Square provide a year-round focal point and a symbolic living room for the city. Located in the heart of downtown, the complex touches upon the primal notions of gathering, creating a venue for passive and active recreation while ensuring a home for nature in the rapidly growing community.  The Hangar, conceived as a pavilion, is designed to morph depending upon weather or functional requirements.

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ATAS International, Inc. Joins the Construction Specifications Institute Corporate Partner Program at the Platinum Level

ATAS International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of metal roofing, wall and ceiling panels, joins the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Corporate Partner Program (CPP) at the Platinum level. The partnership is customized to provide ATAS with opportunities to engage CSI members directly through easy access to resources and thought leadership in sustainable building envelope products, both for commercial and residential buildings.

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Gypsum Association releases environmental product declaration for glass mat gypsum panels

The Gypsum Association (GA), which represents the North American manufacturers of gypsum wallboard, has released an industry-wide environmental product declaration (EPD) for glass mat gypsum panels. The EPD provides vital environmental performance information addressing energy consumption, water consumption, global warming, waste, air emissions and other metrics related to production.

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Editor’s pick – Takeda Global Headquarters

Takeda Global Headquarters in Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan. In the 1st floor entrance space, a large circular stone filled with flowing water and light symbolizes “the source of life”, and wooden artwork made of three-dimensional kanji motifs for “water” and “light” lines the walls.

Takeda Global Headquarters in Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan. In the 1st floor entrance space, a large circular stone filled with flowing water and light symbolizes “the source of life”, and wooden artwork made of three-dimensional kanji motifs for “water” and “light” lines the walls.

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