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SmartBuilding Index from Reed Construction Data

SmartBuilding Index provides architects, spec writers, engineers and contractors with in-depth information on commercial building products - including technical data, sourcing, cost data, project use examples, and downloadable specs, CAD, and BIM objects.

Products covered include

  • Concrete
  • Masonry
  • Metals
  • Wood, plastics, and composites
  • Thermal and moisture protection
  • Openings
  • Finishes
  • Specialties
  • Equipment
  • Furnishings
  • Conveying equipment
  • Fire suppression
  • Plumbing'
  • Heating, Ventilation, and air conditioning
  • Integrated automation
  • Electrical
  • Communications
  • Electronics safety and security
  • Earthwork
  • Exterior improvements
  • Utilities
  • Transportation
  • Waterway and marine construction


September 13, 2010


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