All three components of the 55+ single-family HMI posted increases from the previous quarter.
August 22, 2017
Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market strengthened in the second quarter of 2017 with a reading of 66, up 11 points from the previous quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI).
The most common of these thin-film vacuum coating processes include evaporation (e.g., using a cathodic arc or thermal technique), ion beam deposition, and sputtering (e.g., using plasmas). All PVD coating processes must occur inside a vacuum chamber so that the vaporized materials do not react with any atmospheric contaminants that could interfere with the microscopic layer of coating, or with the adhesion of the growing thin film to the substrate.
The receipt of this certification confirms that Pilkington Sunplus BIPV architectural solar products comply with the product safety, design and quality tests.
July 18, 2017
NSG Group and Solaria Corp. recently announced that the Pilkington Sunplus™ BIPV powered by Solaria has passed stringent testing by Kiwa Netherlands according to IEC61215 and IEC61730 certification standards.
In addition to providing high levels of privacy and security for players and staff, the goal was to maximize views of nearby Lake Ontario while meeting local bird-safety and energy-efficiency mandates established by the city of Toronto.
July 14, 2017
Several competing demands had to be addressed when designing BioSteel Centre, a world-class training facility for the NBA’s Toronto Raptors.