College Planning & Management

OCT 2012

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ProductShowcase WHAT'S NEW + NOTEWORTHY Negative Carbon Footprint Certifi cation Action Floor Systems — Action Floor Systems, manufacturer of premium hardwood maple and supplier of synthetic sports fl oors, has been certi- fi ed as a Negative Carbon Footprint provider following a Life Cycle As- sessment conducted by the University of Wisconsin and Carbon Clear, an international independent auditor of manufacturing carbon profi les. www.actionfl oors.com Steam Vapor Cleaning Advanced Vapor Technologies, LLC — TANCS, a chemical-free, saturated steam vapor cleaning and disinfection system, was shown to destroy within fi ve seconds a diverse assortment of pathogenic organisms, including MRSA and VRE, according to the February 2009 issue of the peer- reviewed American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC). www.advap.com Energy-Effi cient Hand Dryer American Dryer — The new EXTREMEAIR high-speed energy effi cient hand dryer saves schools 98 percent versus paper towel costs. The EXTREMEAIR can dry 55 pairs of hands for the cost of one paper towel. The patent-pending design features electronically adjustable sound and speed to optimize performance. www.americandryer.com Dual-Flush, Hands-Free Valve American Standard — The Selec- tronic dual-fl ush toilet valve delivers a light fl ush of 1.1 gpf when the user is in front of the fl ush valve for less than 60 seconds, assuming liquid waste. Otherwise, a 1.28 gpf volume is used for a fuller fl ush to accommodate solid waste. www.americanstandard.com Luxury Vinyl Tile Amtico International — Delicate layers of cool greys and soft browns build a dimensional earthy palette in Softline Coco. The abstract luxury vinyl has a urethane coating and bev- eled edges and is low-VOC products and FloorScore certifi ed, making it eligible for LEED credits. Portable Dehumidifi er Atlas Sales & Rentals, Inc. — The LGR 7000XLi dehumidifi er removes 130 pints (61.5 liters) at AHAM (80°F /60 percent RH) and 235 pints (111 liters) at saturation while drawing only 8.3 amps of 115V power, making it the best and most energy- effi cient performer in its category. Weighing 107 lbs., it's designed for ease of mobility. www.amtico.com www.atlassales.com Washroom Accessories Bradley Corporation — Bradley's new- est line of washroom accessories — Diplomat Washroom Accessories Series — now features Roll-Towel Dispensers that conveniently house and conceal other paper towel dispens- ers from a wide variety of manufactur- ers, including paper suppliers, helping to maintain the washroom's original design aesthetic. www.bradleycorp.com Tile Backer CertainTeed Gypsum — Contributing to easier, faster, and cost-effective tile installations, Diamondback GlasRoc Tile Backer is now available for fl oor and countertop applications. Rein- forced with embedded glass mats for added strength and moisture and mold resistance, Diamondback features a patent-pending polymer coating with a unique textured surface that creates a strong bond, reducing tile slippage. www.certainteed.com/gypsum Acoustic Panels CertainTeed Ceilings — A new family of Gyptone BIG Large Format Perfo- rated Acoustic Panels has been intro- duced due to growing interest from the architect and design community for seamless wall-to-ceiling surface designs. The perforated gypsum pan- els allow for monolithic ceiling and wall designs without visible breaks or joints and provide superior acoustics. www.certainteed.com Emergency Communication Code Blue Corporation — Code Blue Corporation entered into partnership with Canadian-based Guardly Corp., a company that has an established mobile safety and security platform and set of mobile applications for commercial public safety uses. The partnership will allow Code Blue to enhance the incident initiation and re- sponse solutions it currently provides. www.codeblue.com 78 COLLEGE PLANNING & MANAGEMENT / OCTOBER 2012 Multi-Point Panic Device Detex Corporation — Built for maximum strength, the new 230X hardware features heavy-duty, three-bolt construction that provides a uniquely high level of toughness against attempted intrusion. Ideal for back doors requiring both panic hardware and high-level protection from break-ins. www.detex.com Fire Alarm Upgrade Kit Gamewell-FCI — The cost-effective 7200 Retrofi t Kit upgrades FCI 7200 Series fi re alarm control panels to the latest, code-compliant technology of an E3Series system. The ease of instal- lation provided by the kit, combined with the expandable capacity and backward compatibility inherent in E3 Series systems, can enable facilities to upgrade legacy systems. www.gamewell-fci.com Look for more Products and Services online at www.EducationMarketplace.com WWW.PLANNING4EDUCATION.COM

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