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First printing sold out. Now in second printing, Audiovisual Best Practices: The Design and Integration Process for the AV and Construction Industries is a complete resource for architects, which explains everything about the AV design and installation process. Softcover. 214 pgs. $64.50. To look inside or oder, go to their web site. Published by InfoComm International, the trade association to the professional AV industry.

800-659-7469 www.infocomm.org

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Italian Terra Cotta

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843-667-9101 www.tuscanimports.com

Tuscan Imports, Inc.

Tuscan Imports, Inc. is an importer of the finest hand made Italian terra cotta planters, urns, fountains, and statuary suitable for residential or commercial applications. Exceptional detail, extensive inventory, and custom work available. Guaranteed for life against frost.

843-667-9101 www.tuscanimports.com

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Residential CAD Software

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SoftPlan Architectural Design Software

SoftPlan is one of the industry's leading residential CAD software packages. Now on its 13th release, SoftPlan allows users to create house plans in a fraction of the time taken to draw by hand or using a conventional CAD package. SoftPlan is ideal for architects and designers looking to decrease drawing and revision time while increasing accuracy and productivity. Using the latest technology, SoftPlan gives you the flexibility to create complex, custom drawings with speed, accuracy, and ease. Quickly and easily create floor plans, elevations, cross-sections, photo-realistic 3D renderings, material lists, and more! Visit their web site. 800-248-0164 www.softplan.com

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Terrazzo & Concrete

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DEX Studios

DEX manufacturers precast architectural concrete and terrazzo products for commercial, multi-unit, and residential applications. Superior finishes and colors in both cast concrete and terrazzo are available in sinks, bathtubs, shower pans, tile, bar and countertops, tabletops, fireplaces, and tilt-up wall panels. All DEX products are pre-cast in a controlled environment, polished to a hard dense finish, and sealed to enhance depth and protect the finished product. Sample boards of 25 spectacular concrete colors and 10 standard terrazzo finishes available. DEX has a combined total of 50 designs and sizes of sinks. 404-753-0600 www.dexstudios.com

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Commercial Grade Outdoor Furniture

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Modern Outdoor

High style, clean-lined simplicity, short lead times, environmentally conscious materials—these are the attributes of Modern Outdoor—a producer of top quality outdoor furniture with a definitive modern aesthetic. The Modern Outdoor Collections are commercial grade products designed for the restaurant, hospitality, and resort industries, with an aesthetic that is perfect for a residential client's backyard setting. The entirety of the Collection is made from Ipe, Electropolished Stainless Steel and Natural Composite materials. Modern Outdoor offers attractive pricing.

818-838-7060 www.modernoutdoor.com

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Metal-Edge Concrete Plank

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920-779-4032 www.midconproducts.com

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MidCon Products, Inc.

MidCon's 2-in. Metal-Edge Tongue and Groove Plank is a lightweight (12 psf) precast concrete plank produced in a standard 1-ft.-6-in. by 10-ft. by 2-in. size with a cold-rolled 22-ga. galvanized metal edging. The lightweight characteristics (180-lb.-per-plank) make handling and installation easy. Support spacing can vary, providing for multiple span schemes. Interlocking edges need not end on supports. Ideal for retrofit work, mezzanines, and new floors within existing structures.

920-779-4032 www.midconproducts.com

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Underslab Vapor Retarder

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800-635-3456 www.vaporblock.com

-214-3655 www.bostonvalley.com

Raven Industries, Inc.

Raven leads the industry with the introduction of Vapor Block® underslab vapor retarder. Vapor Block VB6, VB10, and VB15 are high performance underslab vapor retarders designed to retard moisture migration through concrete slabs. Vapor Block is made from state-of-the-art polyethylene resins that provide superior physical and performance properties that exceed ASTM E-1745 (Water Vapor Retarders Used in Contact with Soil or Granular Fill Under Concrete Slabs) Class A, B, and C requirements.

800-635-3456 www.vaporblock.com

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Boston Valley Terra Cotta Inc

A "green" architectural cladding system delivering the advantages of rain screen performance while retaining the beauty and richness of terra-cotta. Terraclad is a fired ceramic material produced in the U.S.A. in Boston Valley Terra Cotta Company's state of the art facilities in Orchard Park, NY. Available in colors, sizes and patterns to match the designer's imagination.

-214-3655 www.bostonvalley.com

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Ornamental Metals

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With over 30 years of fabrication experience, D.J.A. has evolved into a full service distributor specializing in ferrous and non-ferrous metals such as ornamental steel, aluminum, stainless steel, and brass. Furthermore, they have gate and door hardware in solid steel and stainless, furniture, commercial furnishings, and machinery. From their office and warehouse in NY, they serve the entire U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean. They are unmatched in customer service, offering endless customization options for a successful project.

718-324-6871 www.djaimports.com

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Decorative Thermoplastic Panels

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800-434-3750 www.acpideas.com

Acoustic Ceiling Products

ACP's Classic Style Panels are made of a composite thermoplastic fire-retardant material with embossed designs and thermally infused color finishes ranging from Bermuda Bronze to Welsh Cherry. They offer a design selection that includes many popular traditional styles and contemporary standards. All designs are available for various ceiling applications and several have options to be used for walls, wainscoting and kitchen back-splash. The design options and finish combinations are virtually endless.

800-434-3750 www.acpideas.com

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Thin Stone Cladding Systems

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