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Collaborate! It Will Make a Difference

Good communication and cross-functional collaboration yields the best and most efficient results. Karen Lee, applications marketing, Osram Sylvania Good communication and cross-functional collaboration yields the best and most efficient results. The most innovative inventions seem to come when industries or technologies clash, cross-pollinate, and find some exciting synergy. In the building industry, this often manifests …

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Daylighting Success Linked To Occupants

Proper planning and light placement helps architects and building owners achieve their true daylighting objectives. Neall Digert, Ph.D., MIES, vice president of product enterprise, Solatube International Inc., Vista, CA As human beings, we crave daylight. It heightens mood, enhances concentration, and boosts energy levels. Studies have even shown that these daylight-based benefits can increase productivity …

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Commercial Conversation #42

The Editors return this week to talk about crowdsourcing architecture and Arcbazar, a construction-site minibar, city population growth, and tips for startup firms. The Editors are Gary L. Parr, editorial director of Commercial Building Products magazine, and Paul Nutcher, editor of Roofing Florida magazine. Our iTunes feed is fixed, but you’ll have to re-subscribe to …

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Commercial Conversation #41

Click here to download the audio file. It’s a new week and time for another podcast. This week’s topics include economic information from AIA and others, the Trim-Tex Drywall Artist of the Year, and new building-performance expectations. Gary L. Parr is editorial director of Commercial Building Products magazine, and Paul Nutcher is editor of Roofing …

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Capital Safety Acquisition

Capital Safety, Red Wing, MN, a global leader in fall protection and home of the DBI-SALA and PROTECTA brands, announced that is has acquired Python Safety Inc., Woodstock, GA, a leading provider of dropped-object prevention solutions for tools and equipment. “We are very excited to have Python Safety become part of Capital Safety. This acquisition …

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