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
EXTECH's work at Delaware Technical Community College and the solutions delivered by our SKYSHADE 3300 canopy system are currently featured in University Business's online platform. The profile discusses how EXTECH worked with Tevebaugh Associates to "create a sweeping, translucent canopy" that provided shelter, shade, and a sculptural design element."The canopy covers 1,718 square feet and...Continue reading
The September 2017 issue of The McMorrow Reports digital newsletter profiles the DuPage Airport hangar project where EXTECH's LIGHTWALL 3440 and SKYGARD 3300 polycarbonate systems were used to achieve the aesthetic, durability, and sustainability required by the DuPage Airport Authority.In the lengthy profile, the installer, director of aviation facilities and properties, and EXTECH's own Kevin...
Chicagoland’s DuPage Airport Authority is home to the largest concentration of corporate aircraft in Illinois. It supports more than 400 based aircraft and is the only general aviation airport in Illinois with four active runaways, two instrument landing system approaches and a 24-hour FAA Air Control Tower, U.S. Customs and 24-hour onsite rescue and firefighting capabilities....Continue reading
The September/October 2017 issue of Retrofit Magazine profiles the retrofit of Otterbein University's STEAM Innovation Center, and how EXTECH's LIGHTWALL 3000 was used to create the glass, polycarbonate, and metal geometric facade the project architect envisioned.The profile details the ambitious purpose of the university's new education building, and how the LIGHTWALL 3000 was able to...Continue reading
Sustainability continues to be a big topic in the architecture and construction industries, and we have talked at length about the ecological benefits offered by our LIGHTWALL translucent wall systems. We now realize we haven’t given other EXTECH systems their proper credit, particularly our TECHVENT 5300 windows.The TECHVENT 5300 has delivered a surprising amount of...Continue reading
With the effects of global warming upon us, architects and building owners need to mitigate its impact in the built environment. This is not a new idea, but the necessity for design that protects against volatile weather, rising temperatures, and insect-borne diseases is now more pressing than ever. Last year, the U.S. Army Corps of...Continue reading
We are delighted to announce that EXTECH's KINETICWALL dynamic facade system was chosen to receive Metal Construction News' 2017 Reader's Choice Award!The awards are featured in the July 2017 issue of Metal Construction News, and according to Paul Deffenbaugh, Editorial Director, "[f]or a product to be considered for the Readers' Choice Awards, it must have been featured in...Continue reading