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Resource pages for "windows"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Low-e Glass

Vitro’s Building Code Friendly Low-e Glass

Solarban R77 low-e glass reveals new design possibilities with its neutral-reflective, soft silver-blue aesthetic.

Improving Energy Efficiency And Comfort With Glass Coatings

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.
luminescent windows

Luminescent Windows Generate Energy From Inside And Out

Rice engineers have developed polymer cores that redirect light from any source to solar cells.
thermal windows and doors

Hope’s Windows Adds Thermal Evolution Technology To One55 Series

The now-complete One55™ Series of doors and operable windows combines striking historical visual appearance with unmatched strength and thermal efficiency.
skylight system

EXTECH Glass Skylight System

The SKYGARD 2500 Series is an aluminum-framed, monumental glass skylight system.
hurricane-resistant

Hurricane-Resistant Fenestration Should Combat Both Wind And Debris

Proper specification and installation of windows, skylights, and related products protects facilities during extreme weather events.
industrial skylights

Conversion Kit for Industrial Skylights

The Capped Conversion Kit converts old, leaking, cracked capless industrial skylights and smoke vents into more trusted capped systems.
sound reduction window

Crystal Sound Reduction Window

The AC85 Acoustic Casement Window is a sound reduction window suitable for buildings situated near airports, rail lines, highways, heavy-traffic city streets, or other demanding high-noise locations.
biophilic design

How Biophilic Design Impacts Wellness

Healthcare facilities that use biophilic design principles like installing a circadian lighting system can improve patient outcomes and reduce staff stress.

Empire State Building 102nd Floor Observatory Renovation Completed

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.
3M Architectural Finishes and Window Films

Simple Solutions For Impactful Renovations

3M has developed a portfolio of Architectural Finishes and Window Films that are designed to improve the renovation process and help extend the time between costly and impactful full remodels.
window film

Window Film Improves A World-Class View, And Saves On Costs Too

With expansive views of Lake Michigan, the Hawthorne House apartment building in Chicago lets the sun shine in while keeping interiors cooler.
FGIA

AAMA and IGMA Becoming FGIA

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).
attack resistant

Attack Resistant Retrofit Kits For Existing School Doors, Windows

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.
commercial skylights

VELUX Dynamic Dome Commercial Skylights

VELUX Dynamic Dome commercial skylights combine architectural elegance with increased light harvesting capabilities, resulting in savings on electrical lighting costs.
bird strikes

Northwestern University Makes Buildings Bird-Friendly

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.
building facade

Building Envelope, Beyond Aesthetics

The functionality of windows, walls and doors need not be sacrificed for a grand facade.
zero sightline window

YKK AP Zero Sightline Window

The YOV SSG Operable Vent Window provides seamless appearance of a fixed window with optimal ventilation and natural light
daylighting

Strength In Daylighting

Energy savings and occupant comfort are not the only potential benefits of this lighting strategy.
Detroit

The Whitney Restaurant To Become Energy Efficient Icon

The popular restaurant, a National Historic Landmark, is Detroit's first C-PACE project.

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