Commercial Architecture February 2018 - 54
Indirect-field light coves
Axiom indirect-field light coves are pre-engineered, extruded aluminum coves that integrate with a
vertical drywall upturn to provide reported consistent, predictable lighting performance and integration with the company's suspension systems. The coves can be cut to length in the field.
Armstrong Ceiling Solutions, Lancaster, PA
EchoCloud ceiling cloud units absorb sound
within an open space and reduce reverberation, reportedly for all ceiling types. Available
in four styles, Deep Cloud, 3D Cloud, Flat
Cloud, and Perforated Flat Cloud, the products
enhance ceiling design and hide distracting
fixtures. Twenty standard colors are available
and LEED credits are possible.
Kirei, Solana Beach, CA
EasyHeat Warm Tiles floor-warming products remove
the chill from tile, stone, marble, and laminate floors.
Electric cables and prefabricated mats for a low-profile
system install over plywood, concrete, or cement
backerboard subflooring or can be embedded in thinset
or self-leveling underlayment.
Emerson, St. Louis
Gearless elevator package
G2-Power elevator modernization system is a complete pre-engineered package reportedly able to be installed with minimal
disruption to building traffic. The gearless upgrade includes an
advanced TAC32T microprocessor controller with diagnostic capabilities that reduces downtime, permanent magnet AC motor that
only runs when the elevator is in use, a universal door operator, and
a sustainable regenerative drive.
thyssenkrupp Elevator, Frisco, TX
COMMERCI A L A RCHI T EC T URE
Printed sheet flooring
Taralay Impression printed, resilient sheet flooring includes an
updated wood collection with a variety of patterns. Inspired by colors
used in contemporary fixtures, patterns use hints of metal finishes,
including copper, champagne, and rose gold. Wood visuals include
plank dimensions and realistic embosses.
Gerfl or USA, Chicago