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Floor Care Equipment Manufacturer

TENNANT COMPANY Tennant Company is a recognized leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions that help create a cleaner, safer, healthier world. With thousands of satisfied customers already using award winning ec-H2O technology, why not see what you're missing? Test ec-H2O on your soils in your facility.


Supplier Database

BLUE BOOK Find the right people for your next project or maintenance contract. The all-new ProView provides fast, direct answers to all of your qualification questions! With The Blue Book Network's ProView, you have complete company/project information right at your fingertips. ProView summarizes what a company does, who they've done it for and how well they've done it. Search now and get connected to the all-new ProView and the information you need today!


Transfer Switches

RUSSELECTRIC Suitable for use in legally required emergency power systems, Russelectric's Medium-Voltage (5-15kV) Circuit Breaker Transfer Switches and Bypass/Isolation Switches are UL tested, listed, and labeled under UL 1008A. Switches meet or exceed stringent IEEE, NEMA, and ANSI standards and may be configured for open- or closed-transition transfer.



DELTA FAUCETS Experience a shower unlike any other. H2Okinetic Showers utilize the natural energy of water to deliver an unforgettable shower experience. Large water droplets move in a unique wave pattern and at a high velocity, delivering 3X the coverage of a standard shower. It's the feeling of more water, without using more water. It's not magic. It's H2Okinetic.


Area Lights

RAB LIGHTING RAB Lighting announces the availability of new 150 Watt LED floodlights (FXLED150) and area lights (ALED150) that replace 400 watt Metal Halide fixtures one-for-one. These high-output, high-efficiency LED fixtures reduce energy consumption by 66 percent, providing energy cost savings of more than $3,500 over the life of each fixture. Plus, with 100,000-hour LED lifespan, maintenance and re-lamping requirements are reduced dramatically, adding even more cost savings.


Rubber Flooring

ROPPE ROPPE Corporation recently introduced its new Health & Learning rubber tile and tread line. Offering a fresh, new palette of tone on tone colors that are associated with calmness and comfort aiding patients in their recovery, the Health & Learning line also boasts pops of color that help to stimulate students during their school day.


Ceiling Replacement

ARMSTRONG CEILINGS Stained, damaged, and dirty ceiling panels can make a negative impression on current and prospective building occupants. To remedy this situation, Armstrong Ceilings has launched a new website that helps building managers identify an existing ceiling, browse the replacement product section, and find a local distributor that carries the replacement panel.


Motorized Shade

MECHOSYSTEMS MagnaShade is MechoSystems' revolutionary super-wide WindowManagement solution. This heavy-duty, motorized roller-shade system has a slim profile and can cover up to 40 ft. (width) of windows — continuously. One shade can now eliminate light gaps caused by using multiple shades to cover large walls of windows. MagnaShade system does not sag. Pre-fabricated cradle and mounting bracket simplify installation.


Moveable Partition

MODERNFOLD Modernfold's Acousti-Seal Encore operable partitions offer an industry-leading acoustical performance level of 56 STC. Acousti-Seal Encore panels are completely trimless, allowing for seamless transitions into any space, and also feature the new SureSet top and bottom seal mechanism, which eliminates the possibility of set-up errors and provides a superior sound seal for unmatched acoustical control.


Mobile Device Credentials

ALLEGION Organizations wanting to utilize Near Field Communications-(NFC-) enabled smartphones as access control credentials can begin the transition through the use of aptiQmobile technology. Allegion is adding exclusive technologies that enable a secure peer-to-peer (P2P) NFC mode, letting organizations use a mobile device instead of a key or badge ID.


Lamp Recycling

AIR CYCLE Cut recycling costs by 50 percent or more! The Bulb Eater 3 w/Intelli Technology crushes straight lamps of any length, CFLs, and u-tube lamps into 100 percent recyclable material while capturing over 99.99 percent of the mercury vapors released. Intelli Technology onboard controls and a 5-stage filtering system assist with machine diagnostics, operation, and safety.



BRADLEY The Bradley Advocate AV-Series Lavatory System enables users to complete the entire hand-washing process — soap, rinse and dry — without touching a fixture. The Advocate's touchless fixtures feature industry-leading sustainability features that conserve water, reduce energy use and eliminate paper towel waste. The Advocate is ADA compliant in all commercial buildings.


Pump Controller

ARMSTRONG FLUID TECHNOLOGY Armstrong's new Parallel Sensorless Pump Controller is an innovative add-on device that coordinates the output of multiple pumping units in a parallel configuration to achieve significant energy savings. Featuring advanced sensorless technology, it controls up to four Armstrong Design Envelope pumping units and can account for as much as 30-35 percent additional pumping efficiency. The efficiency improvements can represent thousands of dollars per month in energy savings, and thousands of tons per month in reduced carbon emissions.


Wall Cavity System

FIRESTONE BUILDING PRODUCTS Guard your investment with cavity wall systems by Firestone Building Products. Our Enverge Cavity Wall Products work together to improve thermal performance and prevent thermal bridging. The portfolio includes continuous insulation (CI) exterior wall insulation, air & vapor barrier, and thru-wall flashing, and is covered by the Enverge Building Envelope Assembly Compatibility Warranty.


Transfer Switches

ASCO The next generation ASCO Series 300 Power Transfer Switch features the ASCO Group G microprocessor controller, an expanded array of features and life cycle ASCO Technology, Support and Service. It's ideal for such mid-range installations as telecom, agriculture, commercial, retail, light industrial and municipal facilities. It's rated 30-3000 amperes, and is available to 600 VAC, single or three phase.


posted on 3/6/2014