9th Edition of MA State Building Code
Jul25

9th Edition of MA State Building Code

Information on the release of the 9th Edition of the Massachusetts State Build Code

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FAA DBE Program Resources
Jul06

FAA DBE Program Resources

FAA New England Region DBE Programs (FFY 2018-2020) are due on August 1, 2017. Here are some helpful resources for program development.

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The Advantages of Using Waterborne Structural Spray for Tracks
Apr06

The Advantages of Using Waterborne Structural Spray for Tracks

There are several environmental advantages to using a waterborne structural spray instead of a urethane based spray.

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Interior Issues Caused By Exterior (EIFS) Cladding
Mar30

Interior Issues Caused By Exterior (EIFS) Cladding

What is EIFS and what sorts of issues can buildings with EIFS cladding face?

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Considerations When Using Flush Wall Panels in Screen Wall Applications
Feb09

Considerations When Using Flush Wall Panels in Screen Wall Applications

While aesthetics is an important consideration for screen wall design, building owners and designers should not overlook wind loading while selecting metal wall panels for their screen wall

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Organic Infill at Local High School
Jan25

Organic Infill at Local High School

In today’s health-conscious and eco-friendly world, the popularity of organic products is on the rise. This interest and concern has carried over to Athletic Facilities Planning. Gale recently completed a project for a school opting to use organic infill for two new synthetic turf fields. The school was focused on the fields’ proximity to wetlands, as well as the health of their students and the perceived concerns associated with SBR...

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Metal-Over-Metal Retrofit Roofing Using Prefabricated Sub-Purlins
Dec21

Metal-Over-Metal Retrofit Roofing Using Prefabricated Sub-Purlins

If your building currently has a metal roof that needs replacement, one option to consider is a metal roof overlay system.

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Planning Your Athletic Facilities Project: How Long Does it Really Take?
Oct11

Planning Your Athletic Facilities Project: How Long Does it Really Take?

When planning an athletic facility project, it’s important to keep in mind the overall project timeline.

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FAA Offering Rebate for Avionics
Sep27

FAA Offering Rebate for Avionics

The FAA is offering a $500 rebate to general aviation aircraft owners to aid in the cost of Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast Out (ADS-B Out) equipment.

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Can Your Facilities Weather the Storm?
Aug18

Can Your Facilities Weather the Storm?

Preventative Measures to Protect Your Building During Hurricane Season

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Critters Causing Chaos: How Bats Can Impact the Building Enclosure
Jul19

Critters Causing Chaos: How Bats Can Impact the Building Enclosure

What you should know about bats and your building!

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Lasers and Airplanes: What is the Law?
Mar16

Lasers and Airplanes: What is the Law?

FAA information on the dangers/consequences of pointing lasers at aircrafts

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Measuring Roof Snow Loads
Jan25

Measuring Roof Snow Loads

Our suggested procedure for measuring roof snow loads.

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Soil Acidity and Athletic Fields: Why Should We Be Concerned and What Can We Do to Fix It?
Jan19

Soil Acidity and Athletic Fields: Why Should We Be Concerned and What Can We Do to Fix It?

pH testing is a key factor in developing the proper maintenance or rehabilitation strategy for improved turf growth.

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Performance Considerations for Designing Glazed Aluminum Curtain Walls
Jan06

Performance Considerations for Designing Glazed Aluminum Curtain Walls

Glazed aluminum curtain walls are engineered and tested more than any other type of building enclosure system….

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