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July 28, 2009
Featured Whitepapers
Pilkington Optiwhite Low Iron GlassBrought to you by: Pilkington
When true color is of paramount importance, Pilkington Optiwhite™ Float Glass is the perfect solution. Noticeably clearer than ordinary standard clear float glass, the colorlessness of Optiwhite™ Float Glass is especially apparent when it is combined with white or light colors, or when exposed, polished edges are in view.

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Severe Weather and Walls/Roofs The case for using spray polyurethane foam (SPF) in hurricane zonesBrought to you by: Honeywell
The track record for spray polyurethane foam (SPF) roof and wall insulation is long and positive. This widely specified and installed roofing and building enclosure system provides good insulating qualities and long-term building protection. It is relatively easy to build with, and effective in terms of first and life-cycle costs.

Recent events, however, including several major U.S. hurricanes, have revealed the real value of SPF as a safe, sturdy and effective product that endures severe weather better than many other commercially available exterior systems.

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SHOULD YOU RENT OR BUY YOUR AERIAL EQUIPMENT?Brought to you by: NES Rentals
Trying to get the most out of your capital budget? Let NES Rentals help with a free white paper that explains the real costs of owning your construction or industrial equipment –– from storage to maintenance and beyond. Don’t miss this chance to learn how renting can help you save money and stay profitable. Read our white paper today.

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Insulation Energy Savings: Key Issues and Performance FactorsBrought to you by: Honeywell
As codes tighten and energy costs skyrocket, there is signifi cant and renewed interest in energy performance of buildings. The American Institute of Architects (AIA), The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and Architecture 2030 have joined to support goals that will reduce greenhouse-gas-emitting fossil-fuel energy use by at least 50 percent by 2010, and an additional fi ve percent each year, resulting in carbon-neutral buildings by 2030.

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Featured Case Studies
Good Life Bar and Restaurant - Boston, MABrought to you by: Excel Dryer
A popular financial district martini bar renovates - and innovates.

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Hynes Convention Center - Boston, MABrought to you by: Excel Dryer
A busy event and conference center keeps the crowds moving quickly through the restrooms with New Industry Standard hand dryers.

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A Landmark building provides prototype for innovative sustainability retrofit processBrought to you by: Johnson Controls
Efficiency makes sense for everything from the wallet to the environment. Efficiency measures can be accomplished quickly, they’re relatively easy, and there’s a real payback. The world needs efficiency, and Johnson Controls has everything necessary to provide it. We’ve got the experts, we’ve got the technology, and we’ve got ingenuity and integrity built into everything we do.

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London Bridge Resort - Lake Havasu City, AZBrought to you by: Excel Dryer
This English-style resort, with striking views of the world-famous London Bridge, provides modern restroom facilities for its patrons.

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