Have You Ever Seen Ipe Decking at a Basketball Court?

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Sep 18, 2018 @ 05:09 AM

    Well, they say ‘there’s a first time for everything’.  You can chalk this hardwood deck project up in that category. Ipe decking at an outdoor basketball court? Sounds crazy, right? Not really. When you look at the design and workmanship on this unique project, you’ll understand how it makes perfect sense.

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    Topics: ipe decking

    Rain Screen Siding and Soffits Make Data Center Look Sexy

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Sep 11, 2018 @ 05:09 AM

    In the information age, data centers and storage facilities are critical to keep businesses running. Especially in a catastrophe. The buildings themselves are enormous. How do you make the  outside of a giant concrete fortress look welcoming? The design team at Corgan found a way. They chose to combine cladding materials, including wood rain screen siding and composite panels to spice up the facade.

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    Topics: rain screen siding, Climate-Shield Rain Screen System

    Trespa Siding and Soffits and Other Smart Design Ideas

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Sep 4, 2018 @ 05:09 AM

    We love the great looks and long-lasting performance of Trespa Pura NFC Sidings. And you can, too. Trespa Pura is used for horizontal or vertical siding, soffits and more. Use Trespa sidings for a complete wall facade - or as an accent. The color options and design possibilities with Trespa are limitless. 

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    Topics: Trespa Pura sidings

    Climate-Shield Rain Screen Saves Energy on College Building

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Aug 28, 2018 @ 06:08 AM

    The new Science Building at Bristol Community College earned many awards and recognition. The ‘high-performance building envelope’ was listed as a key reason for the awards. On this mixed palette exterior design, several types of cladding combine, including FSC® certified wood rain screen siding. The Climate-Shield rain screen system adds beauty and energy savings to this project design. The allure of wood siding adds warmth and natural charm to this campus.

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    Topics: Climate-Shield Rain Screen System

    Wood Rain Screen Siding and Pizza?

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Wed, Aug 22, 2018 @ 05:08 AM

    If you love pizza, Christos Restaurant in Wallingford, CT is a great destination eatery. They are well known for their gourmet pizza, Italian cuisine and friendly service. When owner Chris Constanti decided to remodel their family restaurant, he wanted the outside to look as warm and inviting as the inside. They chose wood rain screen siding to brighten up their welcoming façade.  Natural wood siding creates an unmatched appeal for the front of a home or building.

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    Topics: rain screen siding