Connect with BSD at AIA 2017

Great architecture begins with great specifications, connecting inspired design with the products that make it possible. At AIA 2017, the architecture community will get a glimpse into the technologies making better connections than ever before.

Visit us at BOOTH #2869, as we showcase the future of connected design and specification with the new SpecLink Cloud:

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Petersen manufacturers steel and aluminum standing seam roofing products, as well as metal wall panels including exposed fastener panels, flush panels, composite wall panels, fascia and coping systems, and column covers. All are available in PAC-CLAD full 70% PVDF finish in 45 colors. Most colors meet LEED, Energy Star and Cool Roof Rating Council certification requirements. Petersen’s stocks all colors in its four manufacturing facilities. Petersen offers assistance with technical issues, material selection, finish specification and budgeting.

New In SpecLink-E:  Bristolite Daylighting Systems Now Part of Kingspan's Light + Air Division


Kingspan Group acquired the assets of Bristolite as an anchor in North America that came into Kingspan’s global strategy of becoming the world leader in natural daylighting, electric lighting and controls, as well as natural ventilation and smoke/heat evacuation. With this purchase, Bristolite was formed into the “Light + Air” division of Kingspan.

Our Featured Manufacturers

BSD gives building product manufacturers the opportunity to explain to SpecLink users the advantages of their products. The spring 2017 update adds or expands the listings of nine featured manufacturers.

The following is a complete list of new and featured manufacturers as of the Spring 2017 release:

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New In SpecLink-E: York Flashings Introduces a Full Line of Flexible Stainless Steel Flashings for Divisions 4 and 7

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York Flashings is proud to be partnered with BSD SpecLink-E.  York Flashings’ is the inventor of the following flexible flashings: stainless steel fabric, stainless steel self-adhering, stainless steel drainage plane, non-asphaltic copper fabric, and the original copper fabric.  Specializing in through-wall flashings and transition membranes, York has been inventing and producing flashings since 1935.  As the leader in the through-wall flashing industry York has led the charge to create flashings that are compatible with the air barriers and insulations that now populate the wall systems.  The focus on flashings that are affordable, yet last the life of the building has been York’s primary objective to give the industry materials that match the test of time.  With BIM objects, great sales support, and strong details York is there to support your building efforts.

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New In SpecLink-E:  Newforma Project Cloud


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Newforma® Project Cloud is a web-hosted construction collaboration software that reduces submittal and RFI processing turnarounds by 40% and more.

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New In SpecLink-E:  The New Look of Thermal Doors

Entice® by CRL-U.S. Aluminum Merges All-Glass Aesthetics with Full-Frame Thermal Performance On display at AIA Conference on Architecture in booth 1163, Entice® is the first entrance system of its kind, offering all-glass aesthetics with full-frame performance. Featuring ultra-thin 1-⅛” vertical stiles and a 2-½” system depth, it provides one of the thinnest profiles in the industry while meeting code requirements for energy efficiency and thermal performance.

New In SpecLink-E:  Roofing Products from Right Pointe

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