High Concrete Group LLC has introduced ThinCastTM, the thinnest precast concrete rainscreen panel available on the market. Designed for use in commercial, institutional, retail, and low- to high-rise construction, this innovation provides architects with the natural beauty and character of concrete in lightweight panels that accomplish their rainscreen design goals.
High Performance and Integrated Design Resilience Program
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
The High Performance and Integrated Design Program (HP&IDR) was created by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) in 2009 to improve the security and resilience of our nation's buildings and infrastructure. The program's overall goal is to better prepare buildings and infrastructure to recover from manmade and natural disaster events such as explosive blasts; chemical, biological, and radiological (CBR) agents; floods; hurricanes; earthquakes, and fires.