In the world of fine art, a master painter begins with canvas selection. A linen canvas is nearly always selected over cotton because nothing delivers the artist’s authentic vision quite like linen. Similarly, with glass.
Clear glass is extremely common and is popular for a variety of architectural design applications, including vision glass, spandrel glass, storefronts, entryways and other exterior uses. It is specified repeatedly due to its versatility and ability to serve as a substrate for solar control, low-emissivity (low-E) coatings. However, when specifying glass to achieve a desired aesthetic, design professionals know that clear glass isn’t completely clear.
Legrand Wattstopper Strengthens Digital Lighting Management Products with ioXt Alliance Security Certification
Legrand, a global leader in electrical and network infrastructure solutions, is pleased to announce that the Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management (DLM) product family of networked lighting control systems is now certified through the ioXt Alliance Certification Program. As the most comprehensive cybersecurity certification available, the evaluation positions the Wattstopper DLM networked lighting control solution to meet DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Networked Lighting Control System Technical Requirements (Version 5), also known as NLC5.
The inaugural class of DOE’s Better Buildings Building Envelope Campaign includes a medical office building that uses hybrid vacuum-insulated glass and a net-zero concrete-and-timber community center.
Products and Materials | Dec 11, 2017
Trim-Tex expansion protection products have been used in such high-profile projects as the JW Marriott and the Kohler Lodge in Green Bay.
Products and Materials | Nov 10, 2017
As the sun rises higher in the sky, the stacking effects of the horizontal metal rods shade the building façade.
Walls and Partitions | Nov 9, 2017
The environmentally friendly structure is integrated into the landscape and maximizes its striking views of the Uinta and Wasatch Mountains.
Flooring | Nov 6, 2017
More than 400,000 sf of norament grano and noraplan sentica cover portions of the international terminal and Connections Corridor.
Lighting | Nov 6, 2017
Design elements such as colored-glass room dividers and distinctive curvatures in the carpet, ceiling panels, and light fixtures create definition between zones in the library.
Products and Materials | Oct 25, 2017
Good interior finishing adds beauty to the space while also ensuring the construction’s durability.
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Walls and Partitions | Oct 16, 2017
Vista Air is available in several mounting options and cladding materials, including metal, wood, and glass.
Glass and Glazing | Oct 13, 2017
The glass darkens in proportion to the sun’s intensity to produce a reduction of heat and glare inside the building.