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Narrow fire-rated aluminum framing system
on August 16,2014 in Feature

The precision engineering of TGP’s Fireframes Aluminum Series creates narrow profiles and crisp sightlines at Johnson & Wales University...

SuperSecure II-XLS with Level III Ballistic/Grade 2 Attack in SAFTIfire Ballisti
on August 08,2014 in Feature

When the designers at L. R. Kimball looked for an all-in-one clear, wire-free glazing solution that protects against fire, bullets and forced...

Glass type, glass coating, shading patterns, vents, and framing system can all i
on July 07,2014 in Feature

The glass type, glass coating, shading patterns, vents, and framing system can impact an IGU’s risk for a thermal break.

Channel glass exterior façade. Photo: Technical Glass Products/NBBJ
on July 07,2014 in Feature

The University of San Francisco’s new John Lo Schiavo Center for Science and Innovation brings science to the forefront of academic life. Its...

For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire res
on June 27,2014 in Feature

For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire resistive wall openings in the exterior using SuperLite II-...

Fire-rated glass floor system study area. Photo: courtesy TGP
on May 03,2014 in Feature

In implementing Northwestern University’s Engineering Life Sciences infill design, Flad Architects faced the challenge of ensuring adequate,...

on April 23,2014 in Feature

For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High School in Norridge, Ill., the design team specified SuperLite II-XL 60...

The rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Old Naval Hospital, Washington, D.C
on April 02,2014 in Feature

Aligning thermal breaks and applying air barriers are among the top design and installation tricks recommended by building enclosure experts.

Channel glass creates a curving façade. Photo: Technical Glass Products
on March 30,2014 in Feature

The new Bradford West Gwillimbury Leisure Centre features a 1,400-sf serpentine channel glass wall that delivers dramatic visual appeal for its...

on February 27,2014 in Feature

Glass is heat-treated for two reasons: the first is to increase its strength to resist external stresses such as wind and snow loads, or thermal...