A new “green” cladding product from Acme Brick Co. combines all the benefits of masonry in new sizes and uses a fast method of application. Acme TC (terra cotta) Cladding is manufactured to strict tolerances in an ISO9001-certified plant, ensuring trouble-free installation. These panels combine light weight, durability and low maintenance with a fresh, modern feel. Plus, the panel system requires less on-site labor and installs in all weather conditions using multiple methods, including the Fast Track Stone system. Standard panel sizes are 1.18 x 16 x 36 inches or 1.18 x 16 x 48 inches, and TC Cladding is currently available in 15 colors. For more details and specifications, visit www.acmetccladding.com. Whether you’re designing, specifying or constructing a building, choose Acme TC Cladding for its contemporary look, versatility, performance and savings.
Keene Building’s Driwall Rainscreen system is a drainage mat for exterior wall systems. The entangled net product eliminates incidental moisture problems in most exterior veneer applications, including thin stone or brick, manufactured stone, and stone and brick masonry.
David Weekley Homes, the largest privately held home builder in the United States, implemented its comprehensive supplier evaluation system and its measurement for world-class excellence, the “Partners of Choice Award” in 2004. Input from nearly 1,000 David Weekley team members is used to analyze supplier performance in diverse industries, provide feedback to these suppliers, and recognize those truly outstanding achievers.
This was no ordinary brick laying. Forty-one years after Atlanta Braves slugger Hank Aaron hit his historic 715th home run — the one that surpassed Babe Ruth’s all-time record — he carefully slid a trowel with mortar across a red brick and placed it alongside another emblazoned with words commemorating the start of construction of the Braves’ new stadium, SunTrust Park.