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SAFTI FIRST supplied SuperLite II-XL 60 insulated with Solarban 70XL in SAFTIfir
on March 23,2013 in Feature

The majority of fire rated glazing applications occur inside the building in order to allow occupants to exit the building safely or provide an...

on March 13,2013 in Feature

From folding façades to colorful LED displays, these fantastical projects show off the architectural possibilities of wire mesh and perforated...

SuperLite II-XL 120 fire resistive glazing
on October 22,2012 in Feature

New school’s south-facing elevation features a glazed aluminum curtain wall that incorporates PPG Solarblue and PPG Solarban 60 glazing.

The four-inch-thick Metl-Span insulated roof panels are finished in Cool Forest
on May 31,2012 in Feature

Metal roofing systems offer values such as longevity, favorable life cycle costs, and heightened aesthetic appeal.

The Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs’ Fort Lupton Readiness
on May 31,2012 in Feature

Defense spending may be down somewhat, but there’s still plenty of project dollars out there if you know where to look.

Atrium of the PORTAL at UNC Charlotte.
on May 07,2012 in Feature

Our series on college buildings continues with a look at new classroom designs, flexible space, collaboration areas, and the evolving role of the...

The Tower's exterior skin includes a rainscreen, glass, and metal panel system.
on May 03,2012 in Feature

This fully integrated Building Team opted for a multi-prime contracting strategy to keep construction going on Chicago’s Rush University Medical...

on April 03,2012 in Feature

Two new PV systems; a lighter shelf; and fire alarm/emergency communication system.

The use of light load-bearing glass to create transparent stairs, floors, and ot
on March 01,2012 in Feature

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online exam.

on February 01,2012 in Feature

Replacement or retrofit can help keep energy costs from going out the window.