KINETICWALL & Children’s Museum Win GBA Award For LEED and Sustainability

We are delighted to announce that EXTECH's KINETICWALL is being recognized in Green Building Alliance's GBA 25th Anniversary Award given to the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh for it's achievements in LEED and sustainability! Green Building Alliance honors 25 projects annually that have significantly advanced the region’s green building movement at the Emerald Evening and GBA 25th Anniversary Awards gala on...Continue reading

TECH Talks – Thermal Performance and Energy Savings with Polycarbonate Glazing Systems

Q: Do Cellular Polycarbonate Glazing Systems Offer Thermal Performance and Energy Savings?One of the most prevalent complaints building owners and facility managers receive is that the occupants are too hot or too cold. This is especially true of tenants seated directly next to a window or other daylight opening. They want the daylight, but they...Continue reading

TECH Talks – Understanding How Cellular Polycarbonate Glazing Contributes To Daylighting

Q: How Does Cellular Polycarbonate Glazing Contribute to Daylighting?Access to daylighting provides recognized benefits to health and wellness, accuracy and productivity. Research has shown higher job satisfaction, higher test scores and higher sales in buildings designed to maximize daylighting. Reliance on daylighting also decreases the demand on electric lighting, which reduces the associated energy costs, associated...Continue reading

TECH Talks – Understanding Cellular Polycarbonate Glazing Installation

Q: Is Polycarbonate Easy to Install?Ease of InstallationThe hallmark of polycarbonate glazing systems is their ease of installation, especially compared with other glazing products like heavy IGU’s (Insulated Glazing Units). Successful installation of polycarbonate systems have been completed by a wide range of tradespeople. With few exceptions, minimal experience and common installation tools are all...Continue reading

Geolam: Where Appearance Meets Permanence

The wood cladding look without the maintenance headaches!Today’s storefronts, office spaces, and contemporary homes are often designed with hints of wooden appeal. Why?  Because wood presents a timeless, classic look that connects the structure with nature.Given its low material cost, a real wood façade can seem like the right choice. That is until you weigh...Continue reading

EXTECH’s Work at Pathways Innovation Center Featured in Architectural Product Magazine

EXTECH was featured in the January/February 2018 issue of Architectural Products in a product focus on Daylight Harvesting.The mention reads: "Daylighting A New Stem Space: Bringing in ample daylighting through a 30 ft high exterior wall into a two-story common space, Cuningham Group and MOA Architecture specified more than 3000 sq. ft. of EXTECH's LightWall 3440 interlocking...Continue reading

KINETICWALL Receives The PIA ’17 Product Innovation Award

We are delighted to announce that the KINETICWALL dynamic façade system is the winner of Architectural Products 2017 Product Innovation Award in the Fenestration products category. Created and manufactured by EXTECH/Exterior Technologies, Inc., the KINETICWALL is comprised of typically 6-inch flappers that move with the wind, creating an eye-catching aesthetic. It is customizable and can...Continue reading

Pathways Innovation Center and LIGHTWALL 3440 profiled in Commercial Architecture magazine

The November 2017 issue of Commercial Architecture magazine features a lengthy profile of the Pathways Innovation Center and Roosevelt High School in Casper, WY - two projects that relied on EXTECH's LIGHTWALL 3440 translucent polycarbonate daylighting system in their design. Designed by the Cuningham Group and winner of the Project of Distinction Award from the Association for...Continue reading

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