Trending
Tony Award-Nominee David Rockwell Takes Cindy Allen "Backstage"
Interior Design Hall of Fame member David Rockwell has earned ...
Quiet Lifestyle Brand Muji Starts U.S. Expansion
You may not know that the word “Muji” is actually ...
Behind the Scenes with Gensler at Salone del Mobile
Gensler designers in Milan. Photo courtesy of Gensler. How do ...
Carpet Makers Work Together for Nepal Earthquake Relief
Woman preparing yarn in one of GoodWeave’s Nepal factories. Photo ...
NYC Design Week in 20 Photos
  Last week, the race was on and the global ...

JOB ZONE

jobseekers:

employers:

 
Weekly Poll
Which flooring trend are you dying to specify?

    Calendar Upcoming Events
    May 31
    New York, NY, United States

    NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference

    Jun 03
    New York, NY

    BLLA Boutique Hotel Investment Conference

    Jun 08
    Carlsbad, CA, United States

    HOTEC Design

    Jun 13
    Chicago, IL

    The DIFFA/Chicago Believe 2015 Gala - Imagine Ball

    Jun 14
    Chicago, IL, United States

    Interior Design Giants Celebration at NeoCon


    Close Search by date

    or See All Upcoming Events

    industry_article_detail_left_zone

    Abet Launches Durable MEG Exterior Building Panels

    Abet's MEG Exterior Building Panels on The Moorings residences in Hingham, MA, by DiMella Shaffer Architecture.


    Architects and designers understand more than anyone the appeal of low maintenance yet high impact building products. One of these emerging products is Abet Laminati’s MEG Exterior Building Panels, laminate panels which are graffiti and vandal resistant, fire resistant, environmentally friendly, self supporting and available in a wide range of solid colors, wood grains, metallic and concrete looks.


    ICC-ES
    thoroughly examined Abet’s product information, test reports, calculations, quality control methods to ensure the product is code-compliant. Specifiers can now utilize ICC-ES Evaluation Reports to provide a basis for using or approving MEG in construction projects.


    DiMella Shaffer Architecture
    chose the product for The Moorings residences in Hingham, MA, for its versatility and ability to multitask. “Due to the harbor-side location, many exterior material cues were taken from the marine environment," explains David Taylor, the firm's CA Manager. "The ABET wall panels were selected to recall the mahogany trim used in classic sailing vessels. This allowed us to select a material that is durable and resistant to color fading.”


    Abet's MEG Exterior Building Panels on The Moorings residences in Hingham, MA, by DiMella Shaffer Architecture.


    Weather was a factor in that the firm needed a material durable enough to stand up to the marine environment. “Color fastness and easy installation made MEG an excellent match of material performance and application need for the Hingham project,” says Tony Damiano, president, Abet.

    industry_article_detail_central_zone