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Three Reasons to Choose Design-Build For Physical Security Projects

→  May 10th, 2012  →  Industry Developments

Historically, the most common method for constructing a new building or building improvements was what is known as Design-Bid-Build.   In this approach, the owner hires a design team to create a detailed set of drawings and specifications which completely describes what is to be constructed.  The owner then puts the project out to bid for […]

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Vehicle Barriers Testing: Default Standard for US

→  November 2nd, 2009  →  Industry Developments

Vendors and owners used to rely on the Department of State Anti-ram barrier test standards and certification – but they are no longer going to update their lists or issue letters of certification. The new de-facto default standard for the United States market looks like it will be the ASTM F2656.