Studco’s Vortex High Performance Framing System Eliminates Creaking in Tall Buildings

WEBSTER, N.Y. — Tall buildings, much like tall trees, sway in windy conditions, says Studco Building Systems. This is caused by a phenomenon known as vortex shedding. Vortex shedding occurs when wind runs into a tall building and the wind is “split” into two separate air streams around the building.

Studco’s Vortex High Performance Framing System Eliminates Creaking in Tall Buildings

WEBSTER, N.Y. — Tall buildings, much like tall trees, sway in windy conditions, says Studco Building Systems. This is caused by a phenomenon known as vortex shedding. Vortex shedding occurs when wind runs into a tall building and the wind is “split” into two separate air streams around the building.

Resilmount Provides Reference Sheet for Sound Isolation in Multi-Family Developments

WEBSTER, N.Y. — One of the biggest issues that any landlord has to deal with are sound complaints between tenants in an apartment complex or other multi-family developments, says Resilmount. Most sound is generated by direct contact between the building structure and the wall and ceiling systems. If there is nothing to break up the structural and airborne sound vibrations, the sound is easily transmitted between different dwellings or complexes.

EzyJamb Single Rabbet Door Jamb Achieves a Fire Rating Specification of 90

— EZ Concept is proud to announce that their EzyJamb Single Rabbet (SRC) door jamb received a fire rating of 90 after passing rigorous testing by Intertek, an independent testing and certification agency known all over the world. According to the Steel Door Institute, this means that the EzyJamb Single Rabbet door jamb has been approved to withstand fire for 90 minutes which slows the spread of fire throughout a building.

South Central Iowa Manufacturer Digs Into Storm Safety

OSCEOLA, Iowa — Osceola, Iowa’s SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. took steps this week to address the risks surrounding dangerous weather – specifically tornado incidents like those seen in Pella and the Vermeer plant recently. With over two dozen employees housed in a steel-frame building, along with tons of manufacturing equipment, you can imagine what a similar incident would do to SIMCO.

Trish Drew of EPIC Presents on Construction Risk Management at 2018 IRMI Construction Risk Conference

HOUSTON, Texas — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Construction Industry risk management specialist Trish Drew is among the presenters at this year’s annual Construction Risk Management Conference, presented by the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI), currently taking place in Houston.

Current Builders Expands to Florida’s West Coast

TAMPA BAY, Fla. — Current Builders, an award-winning general contractor based in Pompano Beach, today announced the opening of a new office in the Tampa Bay area. The 46-year old company is expanding to meet the demands of their developer partners and to tap into the construction boom along Florida’s Gulf Coast.

Mold Inspection Sciences Texas Announces the New Investment of FLIR E6 Infrared Camera Technology to Expand Testing Capabilities and Help Consumers Live Healthier Lives

AUSTIN, Texas — Mold Inspection Sciences Texas, Inc. (MISTX) today announced the rollout of FLIR E6 Infrared Cameras across all Mold Inspection Sciences Texas service areas. The introduction of this advanced, non-invasive technology allows MISTX field teams to zero in on and identify potential sources of moisture during testing and sampling investigations.

RMA to Provide Consulting Services for City of Greenacres

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — Redevelopment Management Associates (RMA) today announced it has been hired by the City of Greenacres to develop a vision for the City and create a strategic action plan. RMA will guide the 8th largest municipality in Palm Beach County towards future economic growth by implementing the firm’s proven strategies which have reinvented numerous cities throughout the state.

ReAgg Explains The Types of Aggregates Used in Construction Projects

CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. — ReAgg, LLC is a leading construction aggregate supplier in the Capitol Heights, Maryland, Washington D.C., and northern Virginia areas. We have supplied crushed aggregate in Capitol Heights and surrounding areas for several industries and projects throughout our over 33 years in business, including private, commercial, industrial, military, highway, and government projects.