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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Library Inspired by Original 1960s Building Strives For LEED Gold

Jasper Place Branch Library, Hughes Condon MarierArchitects, Dub Architects, Alucobond Fascia ACM, Photography by Gerry Kopelow The Jasper Place Branch Library was the joint venture between firms Hughes Condon Marier Architects (HCMA) and Dub Architects. The new library was to replace the old, but was still inspired by the 1960’s Modernist design of the original. The city of Edmonton required sustainable attributes in the building’s design, which was ultimately awards LEED Gold certification. (more…)

The Ins And Outs Of The Custom Color Matching Process On Alucobond Panels

Alucobond Plus, MassArt Residence, ADD, Boston, Kate Hensley Suffolk ConstructionPhoto by Kate Hensley of Suffolk ConstructionTo initiate a custom color match, we ask that the customer submit a physical chip of the desired color. Although we prefer to have a physical sample for use in developing the color match, we can color match to some manufacturers paint numbers or such as Benjamin Moore, Sherwin Williams, Pantone, and PPG UC Numbers (spray applied, extrusion coatings). Over the years we have received all sorts of products such as paper, cloth, plastic, masonry, glass, stone, etc. from which to develop a color match. (more…)