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5 Considerations When Installing Glass Skylights

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

featured custom facade - EXTECH's KINETCWALL at the Children's Museum in Pittsburgh, PA

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

EXTECH’s LIGHTWALL 3440 Chosen as a Money-Saving Product by BUILDINGS Magazine

LIGHTWALL 3440 Wins BUILDINGS Money-Saving Product Award!EXTECH Inc. is proud to announce that BUILDINGS has selected our LIGHTWALL as a 2018 Money-Saving Product winner. LIGHTWALL 3440 is a member of an elite group of 67 products showcased in the June 2018 issue of BUILDINGS and online at www.BUILDINGS.com.To view EXTECH's winning entry in the Building...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

Polycarbonate Glazing Installation

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

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