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 named select service provider of Geolam for North America

 Pittsburgh (June 2017) – Exterior Technologies, Inc. (EXTECH) is now a select service provider of engineering design, fabrication and installation of Geolam hybrid aluminum/wood-plastic composite (WPC) profiles in North America.“We are impressed by the exceptional professionalism and engineering competence exhibited by the team at EXTECH and are delighted to collaborate with them on projects,” says Ron Factor, principal...Continue reading

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