Architectural Record's digital platform this month features a short profile on the Eleanor Boathouse in Chicago, which was designed by Studio Gang architecture firm. The boathouse utilizes EXTECH's LIGHTWALL 3440 polycarbonate wall system with opalescent glazing, which allows 51% light transmission, compared with nearly 90 percent from a clear window. The opalescent panels help in both lighting...Continue reading
It’s easy to order samples from the EXTECH website. Because of this, we often get sample requests from college students who are working on designs where they want to incorporate EXTECH’s daylighting systems. We’ve been getting so many sample requests from students who are working on studio and thesis projects that we decided to start...Continue reading
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On November 8, 2017, EXTECH's Director of Product Application & Development, Kevin Smith, will speak at the panel session Kinetic Facades: Inventive Architecture, Design, Fabrication during Greenbuild 2017. The session will center around kinetic building envelope systems, and how they help designers meet sustainability requirements and deliver art pieces to cities. One of the systems that...
In the October 2017 print and online edition of Architectural Record, you can find the EXTECH sponsored CES course "Designing Green: The Seen and the Unseen." The course covers building materials such as insulation, top-hinged windows, and perforated metal sunscreens that offer unseen green design and sustainability benefits. Passing the course earns participants 1 AIA LU/HSW,...Continue reading