BP Westlake Project Details

Location: Houston, TX

Architect: Gensler Architect

System: SKYSHADE 3700

Our SKYSHADE 3700 polycarbonate canopy was used to design this beautiful corporate campus park in Houston, TX. EXTECH supplied Opal colored polycarbonate panels and Clearn Anodized finish framing.

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Benefits of the SKYSHADE 3700 include:

  • Fully fabricated
  • Accepts glazing up to 1" thick
  • Accepts polycarbonate and glass panels
  • Designed to be self-supporting and can span large openings
  • Deep glazing pockets (rabbet depth) allow thermal movement of polycarbonate glazings
  • Dry glazed, incorporating low friction gasketing to maintain good air & water infiltration seal, while reducing noise caused by the movement of the glazing
  • Leakage and condensation are controlled by separate gutters
  • "Pressure equalized" design aids in water infiltration control
  • Overlapping joinery allows for dimensional variations and provides excellent air & water infiltration resistance
  • Achieved air, water, and structural test results beyond AAMA standards
  • Simple connection of horizontal to vertical framing using EXTECH’s unique stainless steel pin mounting system allows easy installation
  • Light-weight translucent polycarbonate panels reduce installation costs
  • Thermally Improved. Incorporates non-conductive spacers which separate the 'exterior' framing from the 'interior' framing
  • Optional cosmetic aluminum cover caps
  • Finish on aluminum framing can be your choice of anodizing or high-performance factory baked paints
  • Panels come in a variety of colors
  • Accepts Monolithic or cellular polycarbonate or acrylic sheets, or glass from 1/4" (6mm) to 1" (25mm) thick
  • Requires a 2:12 minimum pitch for single-sloped canopies
  • LEED credits available for 100% recyclable polycarbonate and aluminum framing
  • Manufactured in the U.S.A.
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