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  • HydroSKIN

    Building envelopes cover a considerable part of the urban exterior surfaces, and to therefore have a significant leverage effect on the climate resil…

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    Facade Resilience Evaluation Framework

    Resiliency is the capacity of a building (or building component in the case of the facade) to support building functionalities during extreme events …

  • Finally

    For over 60 years architects, engineers, and consultants have been specifying stainless steels for use in building skins and in some structural appli…

  • Hurricane-acoustic Glazing Barriers Using New Interlayer Technology

    In the last twenty years we have seen the development of polymer interlayers for laminated glass where the resin compositions have been optimized for…

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    Duplex Stainless Steel Cladding

    It was a challenging design problem: supply a sustainable material for roofing, soffit and fascia panels that would perform in close proximity to the…

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    Specifying Commercial Aluminum Finishes

    Many factors will influence coating selection, but to achieve the desired performance level for a given situation, coatings must be specified based u…

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    Lightning Protection as Building Envelope

    A building’s envelope mitigates the effects of meteorological phenomena – including lightning – upon the structure and its occupants and contents. Th…