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ICYNENE Announces Expanded Offering of Fire Rated Assemblies for Continuous Insulation Exterior Wall Systems

Icynene, a manufacturer of spray foam insulation, today announced the recent approval of five new fire rated commercial exterior wall assemblies featuring their LD-C-50 Light Density and MD-C-200 Medium Density spray foam insulation products. Each of the new assemblies offer continuous insulation solutions and feature a combination of Icynene SPF products in both interior cavity fill and exterior...

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DiamondFurr(TM) Pat. Pend. Achieves ICC ESR-3232

DiamondFurr(TM) products have been evaluated by the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC- ES), a division of the International Code Council, and found to meet International Building Code IBC 2009 and 2006 as well as IRC 2009 and 2006. DiamondFurr has received ICC ESR-3232. This report provides qualified data used by building departments and agencies to accept DiamondFurr(TM) for projects under review....

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Wausau Modernizes D.C. Federal Office Building's Renovated Exterior, Supports LEED Goals with Energy-Efficient, Blast-Mitigating Curtainwall

Wausau, Wis. - U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA's) Federal Office Building 8 (FOB 8) will soon complete its major modernization. The project includes Wausau Window and Wall Systems® blast-mitigating curtainwall to enhance the faÃ-§ade with contemporary aesthetics and high-performance functionality, providing occupants with expansive views and plentiful access to natural...

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Curtainwall features fiberglass pressure plate.

Providing condensation resistance, 400 Series Curtainwall has 2.5 in. sightline and strength of variable-depth backmembers from 4-7 in. Fiberglass pressure plates are applied from exterior, making them suitable for lower levels of high-rise buildings and buildings with fewer than 6 stories. Snap-on covers, available in range of colors, allow for different finishes on interior and exterior exposed...

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Curtain/Window Wall System is designed for floor-to-floor spans.

The 6250i-HRX curtainwall and window wall system is factory-fabricated and factory-glazed, 2 or 4-sided silicone structural construction featuring 6.5 in. depth and oversize polyamide nylon thermal separators. Energy efficient design achieves NFRC U-Factors as low as 0.30 BTU/hr-ftÂ-²-°F with an AAMA 1503 frame condensation resistance factor of 76. Interlocking unitized curtainwall...

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Shades

Bernalillo Elementary School Achieves Sustainable Design Goals Using Tubelite's Products

Walker, Mich. - The first new elementary school in New Mexico's Bernalillo Public Schools district in 30 years features storefront, curtainwall and sunshades from Tubelite, Inc. Bernalillo Elementary School's Albuquerque-based team included Fanning Bard Tatum (FBT) Architects AIA, Ltd.; Enterprise Builders Corporation; and Southwest Glass & Glazing, Inc.. This new elementary school facility was...

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Architectural Windows

UC Berkeley's Li Ka Shing Center Achieves Modern Look, Sustainable Practices, Seismic Performance with Wausau's Windows and Curtainwall Systems

Wausau, Wis. - Opened in January 2012, the University of California-Berkeley's Li Ka Shing Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences presents a modern building to research some of the most enduring medical challenges. Clad in glass, metal and terra cotta, the five-story, 200,000- square-foot facility meets California' stringent performance requirements, as well as sustainable design criteria. The...

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Hanging Curtains

Curtain Wall Fire Containment System eliminates backer bar.

UL fire-rated for both 2 and 3 hours, No Backer Bar System eliminates backer bar used to compress Safing insulation at slab edge in curtain wall fire containment assembly. Impasse system minimizes insulation hangers as well as piercing of curtain wall mullions, while FireLedge pre-fabricated mineral wool insulation provides additional support and fire resistance to system.

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Architectural Windows

Alcoa Kawneer Wins Crystal Achievement Award for Most Innovative Curtain Wall Product

Fifth time Kawneer has been recognized by Glass Magazine for innovative product NEW YORK - Alcoa (NYSE: AA) announced that its Kawneer architectural aluminum products and systems business has been named the winner of Glass Magazine's 2011 Most Innovative Curtain Wall Product" Crystal Achievement Award for its Clearwall(TM) Curtain Wall. This is the fifth time Kawneer has been recognized with a...

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Alcoa Kawneer Products Featured on Award Winning Art Gallery of Alberta

NEW YORK - A range of architectural aluminum products from Alcoa's (NYSE: AA) Kawneer business were used in the design and construction of the new Art Gallery of Alberta, Canada, recently recognized by Metal Architecture with the Grand Award in its 2011 Metal Architecture Design Awards. Kawneer curtain wall, entrances, skylight and framing systems are featured on the 84,000-square-foot building...

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