Oct , The lightweight metal architectural cladding that is believed to have played a significant part in a deadly June fire in a London apartment tower is still Arconic (formerly Alcoa) stopped selling these panels shortly after the fire, instead offering a fire resistant version for high rise buildings where it could
The Tite Loc Plus panels were distributed by Commercial Roofing Specialties in College Park, Ga The building is larger than most on the campus, Stelten notes We felt that introducing the metal panels helped lighten the building and break up the massing in a way that made it more interesting, he said The M panel is
And if properly maintained, a metal roof can last for longer than the predicted service life of most commercial buildings In addition to the benefits A retrofit often provides an opportunity to add insulation between the old roof and the new metal panels, or to use insulated metal panels for the retrofit Either solution can have
Jun , Planar wall panels carrying exterior wall cladding elements mount directly or indirectly to the vertical girders With metal wall studs, such as those commonly used in commercial construction, the effectiveness of insulation between the metal wall studs may be reduced by more than fifty percent ( ).
Apr , This invention relates to an opaque cladding panel for incorporation in a fully glazed facade of a building Many modern commercial buildings are constructed with a substantially fully glazed facade using tinted or semi reflecting glass The principal component of the facade is made up of transparent vision
Jan , Smart building tech can reap utility savings of to in commercial buildings Potential for increased deployment of smart building technology is great beyond early adopters Codes and Standards January , Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor Smart building technology is producing energy
Aug , First cladding system to pass the BRE s combustibility test Digital Supplements Maggies sha Building Study Barts Maggie s by Steven Holl All the aya winners BD s AYA awards now open Coffey scoops its biggest UK commercial project yet Ben Derbyshire Don t replace Adonis with a
The expected service life of a metal roofrecently shown to be years or moreis a better match for the service life of solar panels The warranted life of today s solar panels is years and most continue to be productive long after that Few commercial roofsother than metalwill last as long as the solar panels.
Aug , ,, to Bloxom entitled Method of Forming Walls with Prefabricated Panels However, the concrete walls created by these conventional building techniques have their greatest utility in what may best be described as commercial buildings, for the reason that the interior surfaces of such concrete walls
Jun , Experts say the foam panel helped spread the fire quickly with the gap between the cladding and building acting as a chimney asked Harley Facades Limited, who installed the cladding, said it was not aware of any link between the fire and the exterior cladding to the tower A European
Dec , New office building features largest solar panel system in New Orleans Woodward Design Build celebrates grand opening of new green headquarters in Central City December , By BD C Staff Woodward Design Build solar panels new office New Orleans Woodward Design Build announced