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July August 2001 Issue
July/August        2001
Technical Articles
Design/Build
What's it all about? Where do you fit in?

In recent years design/build has established a real foothold in the United States construction industry. Many architects and contractors have not gotten involved, probably because the opportunity has never arisen. 
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DCD Insights
Specifying Concrete Underslab Vapor Retarders

For construction projects incorporating concrete slabs on-grade, one of the most critical building components affecting the long-term integrity of interior flooring materials is oftentimes left to chance, and in many instances not specified at all. While many architects, specifiers and flooring contractors understand the importance of concrete underslab vapor retarders, not all building professionals understand the different performance characteristics of underslab products. All too often, the wrong material is specified, which can lead to devastating consequences if the underslab vapor retarder is unable to keep moisture vapor migration in check.
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Case Studies     
File: Commercial

• The Bank Of Franklin
   Franklin, Tennessee

• Expressway Detail Center
   Evansville, Indiana

• Penn's Landing Maintenance Facility & Information Center
   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

File: Civic
• Waverly Public Library
   Waverly, Iowa


• Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation Leonard Krieger Canal/Way Center
   Cleveland, Ohio

File: Educational


• Haselwood Library, Olympic College
   Bremerton, Washington

• High School Science Technology Additions, Midland Public Schools
   Midland, Michigan

• Stony Point High School
   Round Rock, Texas

File: Hotel/Motel

• Hampton Inn Hotel of Carol Steam, Illinois
   Carol Stream, Illinois

File: Medical

• Memorial Medical Center - Livingston
   Livingston, Texas

• Fountains Plaza Medical Offices
   Tucson, Arizona

File: Recreational


• Children's Beach House
   Lewes, Delaware

• Dalton Whetstone Boy's and Girl's Club
   Little Rock, Arkansas

File: Religious


• First Baptist Church - Phase I & II
   Raytown, Missouri

File: Residential


• Assumption College Residence Halls
   Worcester, Massachusetts

• Environmental Living & Learning Center, Northland College
   Ashland, Wisconsin
Specifiers Spotlight
Garland Company - High Performance Roofing & Flooring Systems: Get a free Architectural CD with CSI-formatted specs and details. » Learn more

The Belden Brick Company:
From its inception in 1885 as the Diebold Fire Brick Company, Belden Brick has been synonymous with excellence in brickmaking. » Learn more

Panelfold's Walls So Tall: Modulfex® Series 800 steel operable walls as high as 44 feet, made with one-piece 14-gauge steel frames. » Learn more

The Noble Company: The Noble Company manufactures four different sheet membranes for use under tile (and other hard surface) floors. The functions of the sheets include waterproofing (for both thin bed and full mortar bed), crack protection for thin bed installations and sound control. » Learn more

Reprints Available from DCD: Contact DCD at (800) 533-5680 for pricing. » Learn more

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