Skudo at Work

Teal Construction

Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 38,000 sq. ft.

HCC Felix Fraga Campus

Houston, TX

Skudo's HT Commercial Mat helped protect new concrete during severe weather and flooding during construction of a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math facility (STEM) for the HCC (Houston Community College) Felix Fraga campus. Upon completion in October 2017, the new 36,432 square feet, $15,900,000 facility will include simulators, labs, classrooms, administration spaces, and telescope within a viewing dome.

JE Dunn

Concrete, later polished

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 12,000 sq. ft

UTD Student Services Building

Dallas, TX

Skudo's HT Commercial System was used on an expansion of the existing Student Services Building on the UTD campus. The new construction includes office space for student services and support staff, individual and group study space, meeting rooms, a 550-seat multi-use lecture hall (previously 300-seat), an international student services office and a career center.

Crossland Construction

Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 1,600 sq. ft.

A Gathering Place – Public Park

Tulsa, OK

100 acres along the Arkansas River in Tulsa, OK, is currently being transformed into A Gathering Place – a family-friendly urban park that will feature nature trails, a boathouse, lodge, a fishing pond and two bridges. Construction on Phase I is expected to be completed in 2017. The park was designed by renowned landscape architect Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates.

Vaughn Construction

Concrete – Pre-polished, hard-troweled

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 48,000 sq. ft

Texas A&M New Engineering Building

College Station, TX

The Zachry Engineering Center at Texas A&M University is currently being expanded to become the Engineering Education Complex (EEC). The $168 million facility will be the largest academic building on the College Station, TX, campus upon completion. The new complex is being completely renovated into a modern learning facility, with lecture halls as well as communal areas for students to meet and work on projects.

Texas A&M's College of Engineering is ranked as one of the top engineering programs in the country according to "U.S. News & World Report."

Turner Construction

Concrete, later polished

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 26,000 sq. ft.

HCC – Eastside

Houston, TX

Skudo's HT Commercial System was used to protect concrete during construction of a new building on an existing HCC campus in Houston, TX. The new construction includes welding, machining, HVAC, and industrial automation/electrical labs along with general classrooms, support services, tutoring and study areas, and student lounge areas.

Beck Group

Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 6,400 sq. ft.

Legacy West

Plano, TX

The $300 million Legacy West project will be the new home for J.P. Morgan Chase employees in the Dallas area. The 50 acre campus will include several office buildings, parking garages, and landscaped areas. The first phase of the project is scheduled to open at the end of 2017.

Hoar Construction

Concrete, later polished

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 12,000 sq. ft

Powell Ave Steam Plant

Birmingham, AL

The historical Powell Ave Steam plant building is currently being renovated into a mixed-use development. The 62,000-square-foot building dates back to 1895 and was used to convert coal to energy until 2013. Alabama Power plans to redevelop the former industrial plant into an entertainment and cultural center.

Tellepsen Builders / BCS

Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 115,000 Sq. Ft.

HCC West Houston Institute

Houston, TX

Houston Community College's (HCC) newest campus, West Houston Institute, opened for the Spring 2017 term. The $46 million facility includes new classrooms, labs, conference and collaborations centers, and also a unique "Makerspace" featuring a variety of computer-controlled fabrication equipment to attract scientists, engineers, artisans and entrepreneurs.

During construction, severe storms moved through the region, leaving floodwater, mud, and debris throughout the site. Skudo's Heavy Traffic (HT) Commercial System kept the surface clean and dry so that it was not damaged by the inclement weather.

Teal Construction

Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 27,000 sq. ft.

HCC North Forest Campus

Houston, TX

HCC North Forest's Campus has been undergoing a renovation of existing building, as well as new construction of a 20,691 square foot new Academic Building, and New Central Utility Plant to serve the campus. Academic classrooms, science labs, and student amenities will be provided in the new space.

Skudo's HT Commercial System was used for the new construction, protecting concrete from flooding and damage from the elements.

Nabholz Construction

Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 10,000 sq. ft.

High School

Henryetta, OK

Skudo's HT Commercial System was used to protect concrete during the construction of a new STEM building on the campus of Henryetta High School. The $3 million, 10,000 sq. ft. facility officially opened in April 2017 and includes three computer labs, a chemistry lab, a large multi-use lab, prep stations, safety and eyewash stations, and storage for science equipment. The building can also be used as a FEMA shelter to protect students and staff during severe storms.

Friendswood Contracting

Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 2,400 sq. ft.

Preserve Gym

Houston, TX

The Preserve is a nature inspired fitness center under construction in Houston, TX. This unique gym is scheduled to open in late 2017.

WAR Construction

Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, HT and MT Mat – 15,000 sq. ft.

Hyundai Dealership

Tuscaloosa, AL

Opening in late 2016, this new car dealership is 47,233 square feet and sits upon 6 acres. Its interior is designed with prismatic skylights and LED lighting that automatically adjusts to the amount of available daylight, cutting energy usage up to 70%.

American Constructors

Fresh concrete – later polished

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 20,000 sq. ft.

Lipscomb University – Fields Engineering Center

Nashville, TN

The new 26,800-square-foot Fields Engineering Center opened for the Spring Semester 2017. The new building includes collaborative spaces, classrooms, and laboratories. Sustainability features include a white roof, energy-efficient lighting, mechanical and plumbing systems designed at a LEED silver level, storm water management through planting and infiltrations, climate-appropriate materials for site landscaping and concrete structure that includes recycled content.

Turner Construction

Fresh concrete, later polished

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 30,000 sq. ft.

Cornell University

New York, NY

With the first phase opening in 2017, The Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island will be an innovative, sustainable academic 2M sq. ft. campus with housing for students and faculty, state of the art academic facilities, hotel, and open space accessible to the public.

Winter Construction

Concrete Terraces

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 4,000 sq. ft.

YOO on the Park – Luxury Apartments

Atlanta, GA

Midtown Atlanta's YOO on the Park opened in the Spring of 2017. The 25-story, 245 unit luxury high rise apartment building includes a saline pool, pet services, outdoor terrace, and a living "green wall" concealing the parking structure.

    

Products Used: Commercial System

DZI Construction

Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 5,600 sq. ft.

Discount Tire

Shawnee, KS

Skudo HT Commercial Mat was used to protect concrete during construction of a new Discount Tire Store & Service Center in Shawnee, KS.

Swinerton/Flatiron

Skudo Swinerton / Flatiron Case Study – BART Commuter Stations

Concrete (pre-polished)

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 10,000 s.f.

B.A.R.T Commuter Rail Stations

San Francisco, CA

As part of the 3.2 mile $484 Million extension of the Bay Area Rapid Transport system (BART) to the Oakland International Airport, Skudo was chosen to protect the concrete for the new platforms over the construction period. Concrete that was to be later polished was protected from rust and general construction stains and damage over the nearly 2 year construction process.

Gilbane Building Co.

Skudo Gilbane Case Study – Restoration Hardware

Polished concrete

Skudo LT Tack-Mat – 57,000 s.f.
Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 5,000 s.f.

Restoration Hardware store

Atlanta, GA

In November 2014, well-known furniture and home décor retailer Restoration Hardware opened their largest store to date in the upscale Buckhead district of Atlanta, GA. The six-story, 70,000 s.f. RH Gallery was built to resemble a contemporary southern estate. The building features a 40-foot-tall entry rotunda with a double staircase, a three-story atrium, a 50-foot long reflecting pool, two acres of gardens and terraces, and a rooftop park and conservatory.

Skudo’s LT (Light Traffic) and HT (Heavy Traffic) Tack-Mat protected polished concrete from dust, building materials, and equipment, revealing a clean and
spotless surface for the Grand Opening.

Turner Construction Co.

Skudo Turner Case Study – Cross Border Xpress

Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 40,000 s.f.

Cross Border Xpress pedestrian bridge

San Diego, CA

In 2014, a $120 million project commenced on an elevated pedestrian bridge on the US/Mexico border, following more than six years of planning and design. The “Cross Border Xpress” is the first bridge to connect the US directly with a foreign airport facility, and is expected to serve over 2.4 million travellers annually between San Diego and the Tijuana International Airport. The project will also feature more than 65,000 s.f. of indoor and outdoor waiting areas, retail and dining establishments, information centers, and parking areas. The Cross Border Xpress is scheduled to open in Summer 2015.

Skudo’s Commercial System, HT (Heavy Traffic) grade, protected concrete from heavy machinery and debris during the construction of the International bridge.

Neeser Construction

Skudo Neeser Case Study – Dena’ina Wellness Center

Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 11,000 s.f.

Dena’ina Wellness Center

Kenai, AK

In 2012, the Kenaitze Indian tribe broke ground on the Dena’ina Wellness Center – a 52,000 s.f., two-story comprehensive wellness center located in Old Town Kenai, AK. The $36 million project, which took years to plan, was completed in early 2014 and now serves over 3,000 Native Alaskans and American Indians. The Wellness Center provides medical care, dental, and physical therapy alongside traditional healing, food preparation, and counseling rooms. The building has also achieved a LEED Silver certification.

“We had a couple of hydraulic leaks from one of the electric man lifts, resulting in a puddle of oil on the floor overnight. Skudo did not allow the oil to penetrate through.”
-Project Manager, Neeser Construction

Bighorn Construction

Skudo Bighorn Case Study – Poway School

Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 65,000 s.f.

Poway Unified School District

Poway, CA

In August 2014, the Poway Unified School District opened the doors of their brand-new campus in Poway, CA for Kindergarten-8th Grade students. The $56 million construction project took a total of 17 months to complete. The first school of its kind, the new facility has open-concept, non-traditional classrooms designed for up to 1,500 students to learn through critical thinking, empathy, creativity, and rationality.

Skudo’s Commercial System, HT (Heavy Traffic) protected concrete from construction materials, stains,
machinery and heat, for over a year.

“Skudo protected the concrete from staining.”

BNBuilders

Skudo BNB Case Study – Market Square

Polished Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 12,000 s.f.

San Francisco Market Square Renovation – Retail Mall Section

BNBuilders was hired to retrofit and renovate the 1.2 million SF landmark, making it a new home for Twitter and other expanding tech firms. Occupying a full city block, this historic renovation project is converting a dilapidated 11 story furniture warehouse into 900,000 s.f. of Class A office space. The project is pursuing LEED Gold Certification.

   

Products Used: Commercial System

Hensel Phelps

Skudo Hensel Phelps Case Study – Bachelor Headquarters

Polished Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, MT Mat – 25,000 s.f.

Bachelor Enlisted Quarters, US Naval Station

Coronado, CA

Why Skudo was Chosen:
• Skudo was laid on the exterior site, which was later enclosed. Plastic sheeting had failed to stay in place due to rain and wind.
• Skudo is easier to work with and costs less than Masonite.

Illig Construction/Tilden Coil

Skudo Illig Case Study – Our Lady Queen of Angels

Integrally Colored Concrete Polished by Floorseal

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 12,000 s.f.

Our Lady Queen of Angels Church

Newport Beach, CA

Challenges Skudo Endured:
• A broken water main that submerged half of the site for 4 days
• Floor to ceiling scaffolding, lifts, masonry work
• Grey integrally colored concrete, known to discolor, was revealed to be damage & stain free after 8 months of heavy construction activity.

“I loved the product. It did its job and we will use it on our projects going forward.”

“I loved the product. It did its job and we will use it on our projects going forward.”

  

Products Used: Commercial System

Nordic PCL Construction

Skudo Nordic PCL Case Study – Honolulu School

Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, MT Mat – 3,000 s.f.

Multi-Structure School Project

Honolulu, HI

“Skudo worked great. It held onto the stairs no problem and peeled back from the cast in stair nosing without leaving any residue. A bit on the expensive side but compared to cleaning everything again not too bad. I’ll be using it again on my other projects.”

   

Products Used: Commercial System

Kemp Bros.

Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, MT Mat – 24,000 s.f.

Performing Arts Center

San Dimas, CA

Nordic PCL Construction

Sealed Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 15,000 s.f.

Disney Aulani

Kapolei, HI

Kirby Nagelhout Construction

Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 11,000 s.f.

UUFCO Church

Bend, OR

Howard S Wright

Polished Concrete

Skudo Commercial System, MT Mat – 30,000 s.f.

Office Building

Portland, OR

Kemna Tile

Terrazzo Stairs

Skudo Commercial System, HT & LT Mat – 14,000 sq. ft
Skudo Tack-Mat, High Impact & LT – 11,000 sq. ft.

Faena Forum

Miami Beach, FL

Skudo Commercial Mat and Tack-Mat was used during construction of the Faena Forum, a cultural center and hotel in Miami Beach, FL. The unique structure features a circular performing arts hall and an adjacent hotel and conference center. The 42,500 sq. ft. building, which was completed in November 2016, was designed by renowned Dutch firm OMA.

Michielutti Bros. Inc

Terrazzo

Skudo Commercial System, MT Mat – 12,000 sq. ft.
Skudo Commercial System, LT Mat – 10,000 sq. ft.
Skudo Tack-Mat, LT Mat – 1,100 sq. ft.

MSU Bio Engineering Building

East Lansing, Michigan

The new Bio Engineering building at MSU is a 4-story, 100,000 sq. ft. state of the art research facility, including wet bench research laboratories, offices, and collaborative space such as shared equipment areas. This area will be used by researchers from different disciplines, ranging from chemical veneering, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering to pharmacology, physiology and radiology.

The terrazzo contractor, Michielutti Bros, was recently announced as a winner of the 2017 NTMA Honors Awards for their outstanding work on this project.

Balfour Beatty

Terrazzo

Skudo Commercial Mat System, MT Mat – 4,390 sq. ft,
Skudo Tack-Mat, HT – 2,240 sq. ft
Skudo Tack-Mat, LT – 560 sq. ft.
Skudo Tack-Mat, Flooring – 224 sq. ft.

Perot Tower – Turtle Creek

Dallas, TX

Construction started in 2016 on the 17-story Perot Tower in the Turtle Creek neighborhood in Dallas. The high-rise, 350,000-square-foot building project was designed by the award-winning architect Pickard Chilton, and the includes a landscaped park area facing the boulevard and a restaurant with outdoor dining.

Skudo Commercial Mat System and Tack-Mat was used to protect over 7,000 sq. ft of terrazzo during construction.

Michielutti Bros. Inc

Terrazzo

Skudo LT Tack-Mat – 2,500 s.f.

University of Michigan – Engineering/Research Hall

Ann Arbor, MI

Normally, terrazzo treads get damaged, scratched, and chipped before the owner can use them. This terrazzo contractor found that Skudo was the only product that actually stayed in place to protect the beautiful precast terrazzo treads and risers.

Webcor Builders

Skudo Webcor Case Study – Guam Naval Hospital

Terrazzo

Skudo Commercial System, MT Mat – 100,000 s.f.

Naval Hospital

Guam

As part of Watts Webcor Obayashi joint venture, Webcor Builders completed a $158 Million Guam Naval Hospital Replacement Project for The NAVFAC Pacific in 2014. The project met the LEED Silver certification standard. The new 300,000 s.f. hospital has 42 beds, 4 operating rooms, 2 C-section rooms, and MRI and CT scanning suites. It’s opening coincided with the relocation of 8,000 Marines and their family members from Okinawa, Japan.

Skudo’s Commercial System, MT (Medium Traffic) grade, was laid on a third of the hospital’s Terrazzo floor, protecting it not only from damages, dirt
and debris, but also mold and bacteria.

   

Products Used: Commercial System

McCarthy Building Companies

Skudo McCarthy Case Study – McCarran Airport

Terrazzo

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 90,000 sq. ft.

McCarran International Airport – Terminal 3

Las Vegas, NV

Beck Group

Marble / Tile

Skudo Construction Tack-Mat, LT – 1,100 sq. ft.

McKinney & Olive

Dallas, TX

Skudo LT Construction Tack-Mat was used to protect expensive marble tile flooring during the construction of a new 17-story high-rise office and retail building in Uptown Dallas.

Woodmeister Master Builders

Skudo Woodmeister Case Study – Razor House

Tile and marble

Skudo HT and LT Tack-Mats – 4,100 s.f.

The Razor House

La Jolla, CA

The Razor House in La Jolla, California, is a stunning, 11,000 s.f. estate built in 2007. Its floor to ceiling windows, contrasted with concrete, reveal a view that stretches for miles toward a state reserve. San Diego architect Wallace Cunningham designed the home to appear to be built right into the mountain side. The home features four bedrooms, six bathrooms, a circular theater, glass elevator, underground garage and a rooftop fitness room along with several infinity pools.

In 2014, Skudo’s HT (Heavy Traffic) and LT (Light Traffic) Tack-Mats protected marble and tile while repairs and renovations were underway.

   

Products Used: Commercial System

Top of the Mark Holiday Apartments

Top of the Mark Case Study – Brisbane Fire

Porcelain and Granite Tiles

Skudo Commercial System, HT Mat – 43,000 s.f.

Brisbane, Australia

Typically, smoke and water from exterminating the blaze cause the entire floor to require replacement. With Skudo on the job, it’s estimated that $15,000 were saved in product replacement cost and labor.

Camarata Masonry

Glass – Residential

Skudo Glass Advanced

Hines Market Square Tower

Houston, TX

Hines Market Square is a newly opened (2016) high-rise residential tower in the heart of Houston's historic district. The 32-story, 274 unit building was built with the feel of a 5 star hotel, and includes amenities such as a fitness center, a club room with a gourmet kitchen, a Wi-Fi lounge, outdoor pool on the terrace, and an 8-story parking garage.

Skudo Glass Advanced was used to protect windows during construction of the tower.

Camarata Masonry

Glass – Residential

Skudo Glass Advanced

Azalea Court

Houston, TX

Azalea Court is a new midrise apartment building in Houston's coveted River Oaks District. Construction will be completed in two phases – an eight-floor midrise with 344 units, followed by a 17-story tower with 301 units.

Skudo Glass Advanced was chosen to protect the windows of the luxury apartment homes during construction.

Charles Black Construction

Commercial Glass

Skudo Glass Advanced

Buford Arena

Buford, GA

Skudo Glass Advanced was applied to protect the exterior windows during construction of this $21 million dollar multi-use arena for Buford schools. The three-level, 130,000 square foot facility includes 5,000 seats in the arena, including 1,000 with chairbacks, and its lobby is large enough to fit a basketball court.

   

Products Used: Glass Advanced

Balfour Beatty

Commercial Glass

Skudo Glass Advanced

Perot Tower – Turtle Creek

Dallas, TX

Construction started in 2016 on the 17-story Perot Tower in the Turtle Creek neighborhood in Dallas. The high-rise, 350,000-square-foot building project was designed by the award-winning architect Pickard Chilton, and the includes a landscaped park area facing the boulevard and a restaurant with outdoor dining.

Skudo Glass Advanced was used to protect large commercial glass windows during construction.

   

Products Used: Glass Advanced

Marmol Radziner

Glass / Residential

Skudo Glass Advanced

Residence

Beverly Hills, CA

 

Products Used: Glass Advanced

Parkway Construction

Commercial Glass

Skudo Glass Advanced

Fast-food restaurant

Weatherford, TX

     

Products Used: Glass Advanced

Bauhaus Custom Homes

Glass – Residential

Skudo Glass Advanced

Residence

Dallas, TX

   

Products Used: Glass Advanced

Moses Mabhida Stadium

The newly fitted glass windows and doors around the Soccer Stadium in Durban, South Africa needed to be protected from damage during construction such as:

• Scuffs and scratches from worker tools, other materials and cable lines.
•Dust and dirt created from the construction site.
• Spills and overspray of paint and plaster.
• UV light degradation.

Glass Advanced was used to protect the glass doors and windows from costly and repetitive damage, as well as UV damage that occurs in hotter climates. By protecting their windows and doors the contractors prevented damage, disputes, expensive cleaning bills and completion delays.

  

Products Used: Glass Advanced

Armani Hotel

The stylish and sophisticated Armani Hotel resides in Milan, Italy’s fashion capital and Giorgio Armani’s home city.

During its construction Glass Advanced was used to protect the expensive glass windows and curtain walls from damage including scratches, plaster, dust & dirt.

Protecting the vulnerable surfaces from damage during construction and fit out prevented contract delays and costly replacements of damaged surfaces.

Manhattan Construction

Epoxy Floor

Skudo Commercial System, MT Mat – 11,000 s.f.
Skudo HT Tack-Mat – 11,000 s.f.

AT&T Sponsorship Platform – AT&T Stadium

Arlington, TX

Barry Swenson Builder

Unpaved/Gravel

Skudo All-Terrain Mat

Bay 101

San Jose, CA

Construction started in 2016 on the relocation of the Bay 101 Casino. Once phase 1 of the $100 million project is completed in 2017, the new facility will be a two-story, 68,000 sq. ft. property with a casino and poker tables, along with fine dining and entertainment areas.

Skudo All-Terrain mat was used to help workers safely navigate the unpaved jobsite.

   

Products Used: Glass Advanced

Crossland Construction

Porcelain Bathtubs

Skudo Glass Advanced

Holiday Inn Express

Charlotte, NC

Skudo Glass Advanced was used to protect porcelain tubs and showers from paint splatter, dirt, and other debris during the construction of a new hotel.

Brasfield & Gorrie

FRP (Fiber Reinforced Plastic) Panels

Skudo High Impact Tack-Mat – 2,800 sq. ft.

Legacy West

Plano, TX

Skudo High Impact Tack-Mat is being used to protect FRP wall panels for the $300 million Legacy West project. The 50 acre campus will include several office buildings, parking garages, and landscaped areas. The first phase of the project is to be completed late 2017.