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CLEARSHADE™ IGU: ONE PRODUCT FOR DAYLIGHTING, SOLAR SHADING, USER COMFORT

Panelite’s ClearShade Used To Illuminate The Parrish Art Museum

Panelite ClearShade skylight glazing was specified by architects Herzog & de Meuron and daylighting engineers ARUP to achieve their goal of providing a naturally daylight environment, similar to that of artists’ studios, for viewing the collection at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York. Since most of the galleries’ illuminance comes from skylights, …

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AFC Attends Zak’s World of Facades

AFC Attends Zak’s World of Facades

Last week, AFC’s engineers traveled to New York City for Zak’s World of Facades – the region’s premier conference on façade design and engineering. Now in its 52nd edition globally and its first in NYC, the conference covered the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and showcased some of …

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Skyco Skylights: Natural lighting for a more versatile industrial building

The competitive world of industrial property development is pushing architects and developers to design more versatile properties. The amount of natural lighting in most cases will limit the type of work able to be performed thus limiting the building’s usage. Located in the heart of Moreno Valley, CA is the new 1.4 million square foot …

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How Win-Vent achieved 455% total business growth

How Win-Vent Architectural Windows Achieved 455% Total Business Growth

Located in Fort Scott, Kansas, Win-Vent Architectural Windows is a leading manufacturer of commercial and heavy commercial grade aluminum architectural windows since 1974. Owned by Extrusions, Inc, the company operates out of a 160,000 square foot facility, employs approximately 165 people and values a reputation for producing quality windows at competitive prices with excellent delivery. …

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AAMA Releases Updated Side-Hinged Door Systems Specification for Determining Forced Entry Resistance

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently released an updated document to describe a standard test method and performance criteria for side-hinged door systems in the locked position to resist entry under a specified load and conditions. AAMA 1304-18, the Voluntary Specification for Determining Forced Entry Resistance of Side-Hinged Door Systems, seeks to measure the ability of …

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J.C. Moag Signs Furnace Contract with HHH Tempering

SHARE A new North Glass Tempering Furnace will headline JC Moag Corporation’s equipment line-up for their 2019 facility expansion. J.C. Moag’s new 50,000 sq. ft. facility and the ever-increasing size of retail interior glass demands a large, top speed tempering furnace. The team’s current 60X120” HHH tempering furnace has been reliable for over 30 years, but larger …

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AAMA Releases New Design Guide for Structural Silicone Glazing

SHARE   The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently released a new document to describe proper guidelines and glazing procedures for structural glazing. AAMA SSGDG-1-17, the Structural Silicone Glazing (SSG) Design Guidelines, reviews a glazing that offers a unique appearance and simplicity of construction that often cannot be achieved any other way. Prior AAMA publications included …

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AGNORA Profiled as Trillium Network Manufacturing Success Story

SHARE The Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing is profiling AGNORA as a successful and innovative business in Ontario. From the article: “Most Ontarians know the town of Collingwood for being a four-seasons, world-class tourist destination. However, you might be surprised to discover that it is also home to one of the top architectural glass manufacturing …

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CGI’s Sparta Brings Strength and Affordability to Homeowners

SHARE CGI®, part of the PGT Innovations (NYSE: PGTI) family of brands, announced today the launch of Sparta, an all-new, value-custom, impact-resistant window line. Through extensive market research and careful examination of their product portfolios, industry leader PGT Innovations saw a clear need for an affordable, value-custom, impact-resistant window option for its customers. This research led …

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