Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. windows articles below.
A building's fenestration systems — curtain wall, storefront, windows, doors, skylights, and other glass and glazing — provide opportunity for efficiencies through low-e and other coatings.
Rice engineers have developed polymer cores that redirect light from any source to solar cells.
The now-complete One55™ Series of doors and operable windows combines striking historical visual appearance with unmatched strength and thermal efficiency.
Proper specification and installation of windows, skylights, and related products protects facilities during extreme weather events.
The centerpiece of the 102nd Floor renovation was replacing the old windows with 360-degree floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed, panoramic views of the city.
With expansive views of Lake Michigan, the Hawthorne House apartment building in Chicago lets the sun shine in while keeping interiors cooler.
The memberships of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) both voted to proceed with combining into one organization with a new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA).
ASSA ABLOY hollow metal door brands Ceco Door and Curries have added the option of a retrofit assembly kit to their line of attack resistant product offerings.
Working with the local community and experts from American Bird Conservancy, Northwestern University is using state-of-the-art solutions to keep birds from dying in collisions with glass walls and windows.
The popular restaurant, a National Historic Landmark, is Detroit's first C-PACE project.
This 28-page paper provides insight for facility managers to evaluate and maximize the benefits of window system renovation and upgrades.
Kinestral Technologies recently unveiled the first installation of its new Halio smart-tinting glass at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.’s San Francisco office.
A building enclosure retrofit can improve energy performance and keep a facility operational without the expenditures of complete demolition or reconstruction.
Eight shadecloth families have earned sustainable status from Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Material Health Certificates, Health Product Declarations®(HPD), and Declare Labels™.
The collaboration combines leading offerings from the two companies to provide a new daylighting/solar control film solution for windows.
Modern, high-performance window systems can have a very noticeable impact on existing buildings’ operational energy costs and their associated HVAC and lighting capacity.
Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin are one step closer to delivering smart windows with a new level of energy efficiency, engineering materials that allow windows to let in light without transferring heat and, conversely, to block light while allowing heat transmission.
Humane and environmental concerns notwithstanding, an increasing number of locales have passed legislation to address this concern.
Free White Paper: Improving the Energy Efficiency Of Aging Commercial Buildings through Window Retrofits
Find out how the Renovate system can offer energy savings of up to 25%, provide consistent indoor thermal comfort, reduce outside noise transmission, contribute points towards LEED certification, and more at a lower cost than a traditional window replacement.
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