LinkLine: Winter 2015-16

Our Featured Manufacturers:

BSD gives building product manufacturers the opportunity to explain to SpecLink users the advantages of their products. The Winter 2015-16 update adds or expands the listings of nine featured manufacturers.

The following is a complete list of new and featured manufacturers in the Winter 2015-16 update:

Established in 1951, Amarr Entrematic is one of the world’s leading brands in design, manufacturing and distribution of sectional doors for commercial buildings, shopping malls, warehouses and other industrial applications, as well as residential garages and condominiums. Amarr is a part of Entrematic, which provides one of the world’s most complete ranges of entrance automation products and warehouse solutions. Steel and aluminum sectional doors by this manufacturer may be found in Section 08 3613 – Sectional Doors.

Berridge Manufacturing Company provides more than 45 years of service, leading the industry with more than 30 architectural metal products. This diverse architectural metal product line includes metal roofing in standing seam, Bermuda roof panels, simulated Spanish-Tile, steel shake shingles, and metal shingles, as well as metal wall, soffit and siding panels, privacy fencing, metal framing and many more. Berridge products are produced from the highest quality 24 gauge Galvalume® steel substrate and many of Berridge’s products are available in 22 Gauge Galvalume® steel and 0.032 and 0.040 Aluminum. Berridge offers over 30 standard and metallic color finishes and virtually unlimited custom color options. To introduce its product lines to SpecLink-E users, they have chosen to place multiple styles of Metal Roofing and Wall Panels into Section 07 4113 Metal Roof Panels – and – Section 07 4213 Metal Wall Panels.

Three new proprietary sections have been added to SpecLink to address Carlisle Syntec’s EPDM, TPO and PVC roofing products. Each of these proprietary sections address mechanically fastened, adhered, and ballasted installations, and includes base flashings, reinforced membranes, fleece-backed membranes, deck sheathing, cover boards, insulation, ballast, prefabricated flashings for roof penetrations and interruptions, flashings, integral roofing expansion joints, and other accessories. Carlisle Syntec's products may be specified in:  07 5323-CARL - EPDM Thermoset Single-Ply Roofing, 07 5419-CARL - PVC Thermoplastic Single-Ply Roofing, and 07 5423-CARL - Thermoplastic Polyolefin (TPO) Membrane Roofing.

DaVinci Roofscapes develop and manufacture industry-leading polymer slate and shake roofing systems with an authentic look and superior performance. Offering a wide selection of tile thickness, width and color, these reliable products have a limited lifetime warranty and are 100 percent recyclable. All DaVinci high-performing roofing products are proudly made in America where the company is a member of the National Association of Home Builders, the National Association of Roofing Contractors, the Cool Roof Rating Council and the U.S. Green Building Council. Products of this manufacturer can be specified in new Section 07 3110 - Synthetic Shingles.

Kingspan Insulation, LLC is a global leader in energy efficiency and moisture management products, offering high performance insulation and building wraps listed in Division 7 – and now -  pre-insulated HVAC ductwork products specifiable in Section 23 3100 -  HVAC Ducts and Casings. Kingspan’s insulation division is part of the larger Kingspan Group, which has global operations in a range of product divisions including pre-insulated building panels, environmental technologies, and renewable energy technologies.

New products and features are now available from Lutron Electronics Company, Inc:

Miura manufactures components for a complete boiler room solution including water treatment, water softener, boiler control systems, and water hardness detection systems. Basis of Design boiler systems components have been added to the BSD Section 23 5233 - Water-Tube Boilers – and a new proprietary Section 23 5233-MIURA - Packaged, Modular Water-Tube Boilers.

For over 35 years, SINAK Corporation has been a manufacturer and global supplier of proven products for treating and improving concrete. SINAK products are designed to facilitate proper curing of concrete, provide waterproofing on highly permeable concrete structures, and most importantly to control moisture vapor emissions and alkalinity in new and existing concrete slabs. These LEED-eligible products are environmentally safe and meet or exceed the most stringent indoor air quality standards with zero (0) V.O.C.’s. SINAK products may be found in Section 03 3000 – Cast-In-Place Concrete.

TechLite® Insulation Systems has been supplying factory jacketed insulation systems for maintaining critical process temperatures, freeze protection, and noise control for over 40 years. Our business is producing and supplying efficient systems for pipe, tank, vessel, and duct insulation for a wide variety of commercial, industrial, military, and high-tech applications. We feature TechLite® melamine foam:  a high temperature, lightweight, open cell foam which is cost effective to install, user friendly, and environmentally safe. TechLite products are now included in Division 22, Sections 22 0716 - Plumbing Equipment Insulation and Section 22 0719 - Plumbing Piping Insulation.