Prefabricated systems (also referred to as factory fabricated systems) have grown in popularity in the construction industry. Prefabrication is the manufacturing and assembly of a system prior to being transported to the site of installation. Prefabrication has been used historically for many years and for various types of infrastructure. At EXTECH, our systems and prefabricated;...Continue reading
On Monday, Sept. 19, the National Parking Association named its awardees for their Innovation Awards. Of the winners, 2 parking facilities feature EXTECH products. The City of Hope parking structure "A" was awarded the "Innovative Sustainability Project of the Year." The City of Hope project features EXTECH's KINETICWALL dynamic façade. LAX received the "Innovative Facility...Continue reading
IPMI recently announced City of Hope parking structure as the winner of the 2022 Award of Excellence in Architectural Design. We are proud to have collaborated with many talented design and construction firms to unveil the Kineticwall structure. Read more about the project in the Parking & Mobility June issue here.
Skylight systems can be the perfect option for adding natural light and ventilation into a space, specifically interior areas without accessible windows. In this featured article, we weigh in on skylight tips and benefits. Read more at the link below: Skylight Ideas: Perfect for Natural Light and Fresh Air
EXTECH/Exterior Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Pittsburgh, has purchased the assets of Martin Metal Designs, located in Las Vegas. The acquisition expands EXTECH’s capabilities in its core business of daylighting systems and custom facades. It will also position EXTECH to complete architectural metal work. Matt Martin, a metals artist, will continue as part of the EXTECH...Continue reading
Our KINETICWALL® system is a dynamic façade comprised of movable ‘flapper’ elements that respond to naturally occurring wind patterns. There are a variety of ways that the flappers can be mounted; however, through years of extensive research, we have developed three standard methods of suspending the flappers. These suspension systems are Rod Mount, Pin Mount,...Continue reading
We love Kineticwall projects because they are a collaborative effort between architects, building owners, installers and EXTECH. It takes everyone working together to achieve a unique and successful project! We've created this visual map to illustrate how a kinetic facade project goes from concept to finished installation. Enjoy!
Glass skylights can provide many benefits when installed in commercial buildings. There are various criteria to consider when planning a glass skylight installation; however, we’ve highlighted the five points that we believe are the most commonly overlooked. While a successful glass skylight installation involves the culmination of efforts by an experienced team, considering the following...Continue reading