Industry Legend A.A. “Sak” Sakhnovsky Passes Away
June 20, 2011

A.A. “Sak” Sakhnovsky, president and principal of Construction Research Laboratory Inc. in Miami, passed away yesterday in his home.

Sak lectured worldwide and conducted seminars for numerous professional societies and trade organizations. Well-known throughout the construction industry, Sak also served as a speaker for many glass industry events, including the Glass Association of North America’s Building Envelope Contractors Conference. He was a member of the American Chemical Society, a fellow of the American Institute of Chemists, and a member of the ASTM Committee E-6 on Performance of Buildings.

Sak’s firm provided testing services for a number of monumental projects, including the Sears Tower (now Willis Tower) in Chicago, the Twin Towers in New York and the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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