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Monday, December 31, 2012

INFOGRAPHIC: How Energy Efficient Buildings Work

The informative infographic featured below was created by "the integrated interior solution specialists," Spaceway.co.uk.  Take a look at some eco-friendly buildings and energy efficient building solutions!

The infographic below is also available HERE

Thursday, December 27, 2012

INFOGRAPHIC: World Trade Center Reborn

When 1 World Trade Center (1WTC) is completed in 2013, it will be the tallest building in the United States, standing proud at a towering 1,776 feet.  

The following infographic, created by Column Five & History.com, is filled with facts about the World Trade Center's exciting rebirth.

CLICK HERE or click either image (above or below the "Read More" link)
to view the infographic in its entirety. 

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

The 12 Days of Building Product Terms: DAY 12 - Fluoropolymer Coatings/Kynar Resin

Click "Read More" to get started on day 12's term,
Fluoropolymer Coatings/Kynar Resin.

INFOGRAPHIC: Holidays 2012

Our American readers are celebrating the Christmas holiday today.  In honor of this special occasion, we are pleased to present the following Holiday Home Safety Tips Infographic courtesy of brightnest.com

From all of us at KaneSterling, we'd like to wish you and your family a very happy holiday season and a wonderful new year!

Monday, December 10, 2012

The 12 Days of Building Product Terms: DAY 1 - Woven Rod/Woven Rod Barriers

In reference to the popular holiday song, we're proud to present The 12 Days of Building Product Terms.   Each day we'll feature a different architectural product term and its corresponding definition.  The following terms are commonly used within the architectural products industry and are directly related to the metal building products sector, in particular.

We hope you'll stick with us during this series and take advantage of our informative, daily glossary in honor of the holiday season!

Click "Read More" to get started on Day 1's term(s), Woven Rod/Woven Rod Barriers.

Thursday, December 6, 2012


Click the image below or CLICK HERE for ArchDaily's in-depth look at the history of the 
American Institute of Architecture (AIA), presented as an infographic:

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

5 Important Reasons Architects, Building Owners and/or GCs Should Never Wait to Finalize a Railing System

Since railing systems are usually one of the last elements added to a building during construction, timing and planning are especially crucial, as costly adjustments and delays could occur. Therefore, all trades must be on the same page.

Below are 5 railing issues architects, building owners and/or general contractors should consider and address prior to the construction of a building project.

Sterling Dula's cable railing at Baltimore's National Harbor in Maryland.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Architectural Railing Applications (PART 4)

Handrails and wall rails installed near a pool area at an apartment
complex in Washington, DC.

The fourth and final post in this series offers general information regarding handrails and deck railings.

To view this series from the beginning, visit the previous three posts Architectural Railing Applications (PART 1)Architectural Railing Applications (PART 2) and Architectural Railing Applications (PART 3).