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Top Trends Impacting Smart
Buildings In 2017

Facility Executive takes a look at the trends we think will impact facilities based on factors such as commonality in the marketplace, the audience affected, or the time it will take to adapt to a technology. These trends can include the latest gadgets to hit the marketplace, or identifying new systems that could alter the environment within a workspace. This year, we spoke with Andrew Gross, National Design Manager for Crestron, to get his insight on the trends he sees having the biggest impact on smart buildings in 2017. more from


Appliance IQs rising at CES 2017  

Our expanding smart homes are quickly becoming segregated between proactive and reactive intelligent devices. On one side are the traditional proactive "smart" gadgets – light bulbs, thermostats, cameras, locks – which can react and function autonomously based on circumstances... more from


Awnings + Canopies-
An Architecturural Solution

Awnings can be used for commercial or residential applications. They are versatile and can be used for protection from the elements, to enhance and make your building attractive with "curb appeal", to provide energy savings, and to add that "splash of color" to really give your building or home personality. Canopies provide expanded space, protection from the elements, enhancement to your decor and they provide energy savings at a fraction of the cost of constructing a building. They can be used in a wide variety of commercial and residential applications.
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Featured Companies

2/90 Sign Systems                              View Website
Grand Rapids, MI                             Request Catalog
2/90 Sign Systems has over 35 years of experience planning, manufacturing, installing and...

Acoustigreen                                      View Website
Chaska, MN                                    Request Catalog
Acoustigreen is a leading manufacturer of beautiful and innovative acoustical wall and ceiling systems...
AF - Florence                                     View Website
Manhattan, KS                                Request Catalog
For over a Century, Florence has led the industry and set the standard for U.S.P.S. Approved centralized...

AGS                                                   View Website
Mokena, IL                                     Request Catalog
We are committed to providing quality craftsmanship with our products and superior customer service at...

All American Metal Corporation         View Website
Freeport, NY                                   Request Catalog
Quality, Craftsmanship, Integrity, Experience, Service. For nearly half a century, these words have come...

American Dryer                                  View Website
Livoinia, MI                                    Request Catalog
American Dryer has been a leading manufacturer of high quality hand dryers since 1952.
American Energy Systems                 View Website
Hutchinson, MN                               Request Catalog
For over 40 years, American Energy Systems Inc., manufacturer of the internationally recognized...

Architectural Surfaces                      View Website
Chaska, MN                                  Request Catalog
Architectural Surfaces, Inc. offers a wide range of solid wood and real wood veneer ceiling and wall systems.
Artistry in Architectural Grilles           View Website
New Hyde Park, NY                    .    Request Catalog
For the past 75 years, Artistry in Architectural Grilles has been the industry’s leading choice for the highest...
AS Hanging Systems                          View Website
West Chazy, NY                             Request Catalog
Active in the interior specialty hardware fittings market since 1964. Since its formal founding 1985 we have...

Christoph Paccard                             View Website
Charleston, South Carolina              Request Catalog
Christoph Paccard Bell Foundry, located in Charleston, South Carolina, designs, fabricates, installs...
Clarus Glassboards                            View Website
Fort Worth, TX                                 Request Catalog
Clarus Glassboards is revolutionizing how we communicate with visual display systems.

Core Brands                                      View Website
Petaluma, CA                                Request Catalog
Award-winning products from our iconic brands make the connected home possible for you and your clients.
Da-Lite Screen                                   View Website
Warsaw, IN                                     Request Catalog
Da-Lite’s proprietary screen technologies are specified for the most demanding installations from...

DeVinci Cast Stone                            View Website
Oklahoma City, OK                          Request Catalog
Offers classic cast stone mantels and cast stone kitchen range hoods that offer old world styling.

Draper                                                View Website
Spiceland, IN                                   Request Catalog
Draper is a leading manufacturer of window shades, projection screens, lifts and mounts...

East Texas Canopy                            View Website
Whitehouse, TX                              Request Catalog
East Texas Canopy has been committed to excellence in providing protective covers and sunshades...
Fabritec Structures                             View Website
Dallas, TX                                       Request Catalog
FabriTec Structures is a leading a design/build contractor specializing in tensile membrane architecture.

FormaShape                                      View Website
Kelowna, BC                                   Request Catalog
FormaShape™ is a leading fiberglass manufacturing company which offers custom signage design...

Fuller Phoenix                                   View Website
Houston, TX                                    Request Catalog
As originators of back-painted glass systems, Fuller Phoenix has a built-in advantage over the imitators.

Hadrian                                              View Website
Mentor, OH                                     Request Catalog
Hadrian Manufacturing Inc. is a worldwide supplier of quality toilet partition and locker products.
Hufcor                                                View Website
Janesville, WI                                  Request Catalog
Hufcor's complete line of operable walls, accordion doors, glasswalls and room dividers can meet...

Industrial Louvers                              View Website
Delano, MN                                     Request Catalog
Industrial Louvers, Inc. is a customer-focused, woman owned and operated manufacturer of custom ...
Infinity Canopy                                  View Website
Los Angeles, CA                             Request Catalog
Infinity Canopy is the most dynamic and versatile retractable canopy in the world!
iSIGNS                                              View Website
Fairview, PA                                   Request Catalog
iSIGNS Inc. is a national wholesale sign source specializing in over 3,500 eco-friendly LED...

Kenyon                                              View Website
Clinton, CT                                     Request Catalog
Kenyon manufactures compact and sustainable 1 & 2-burner ceramic electric cooktops and fire-safe
Kozy Heat                                          View Website
Lakefield, MN                                  Request Catalog
For over 40 years, our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction remains the same.

Miami Awning                                   View Website
Miami, FL                                       Request Catalog
For over 88 years Miami Awning has been a nationally recognized innovator in awning design, engineering
Modernfold                                        View Website
Greenfield, IN                                 Request Catalog
Where others see only space, Modernfold sees possibilities.

MODFIRE                                           View Website
Phoenix, AZ                                    Request Catalog
Modfire is a modern take on the outdoor fireplace. Gracefully blending clean lines and organic shapes...

OGI - Ohio Gratings                            View Website
Canton, OH                                     Request Catalog
As a bar grating manufacturer since 1970, Ohio Gratings, Inc. has made just one top quality product...
Outdeco                                            View Website
Carlsbad, CA                                 Request Catalog
Our underlayment products are making the world a quieter and warmer place to live, one room at a time.

Polyvision                                          View Website
Johns Creek, GA                             Request Catalog
For over 60 years, PolyVision has consistently produced durable and sustainable CeramicSteel

Rasmussen Gas Logs and Grill          View Website
Whittier, CA                                    Request Catalog
Rasmussen is a manufacturer of specialty gas log sets and contemporary gas fires for vented and vent-free
RH Peterson                                       View Website
City Of Industry, CA                         Request Catalog
For more than 60 years, R.H. Peterson has been providing superior, state-of-the-art fireplaces...

Stoll Fireplaces                                  View Website
Abbeville, SC                                   Request Catalog
Stoll manufactures a complete line of products for the fireplace and home that are retailed across America.
Front Royal, VA                               Request Catalog
Strike First Corporation of America takes immense pride in the products we produce.
SUNAIR Awnings                               View Website
Jessup, MD                                    Request Catalog
Sunair® was established in 1978 as a national manufacturer and distribution of Sun protection...

Sunrise Systems                                View Website
Pembroke, MA                                Request Catalog
Sunrise Systems, Inc. is a manufacturer of custom LED signage. Sunrise has been a lifelong producer...
Sunvent Industries                             View Website
Pelham, NH                                    Request Catalog
Sunvent Industries, a division of Sylro Sales Corporation, the largest exclusive manufacturer of ...
The Awing Factory                          View Website
Orlando, FL                                  Request Catalog
With over 30 years of dedicated experience serving Florida and beyond, The Awning Factory has...
Thermo-Rite Mfg. Co.                         View Website
Akron, OH                                       Request Catalog
Founded in 1942 in Akron, Ohio, Thermo-Rite Manufacturing originated the tempered glass fireplace...
Turnstile Security Systems                View Website
Erin, ON                                         Request Catalog
Turnstile Security Systems Inc. is North Americas largest Turnstile Manufactures.
Vixen Hill                                           View Website
Elverson, PA                                   Request Catalog
Since 1980 Vixen Hill has been a world supplier of traditional outdoor structures and home products.
Wittus - Fire by Design                       View Website
Pound Ridge, NY                             Request Catalog
With almost 40 years as an importer of Danish quality fireplaces/stoves to America, we take pride in...

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