Industrial Skylights

Case Study: NYCTA Skylights

New York City Transit 239th Street Maintenance Shop; 4570 Furman Ave, Bronx, NY 10470 Owner/Architect: Metro Transit Authority, New York City Transit General Contractor: Zaman Construction Skylight Manufacturer: EXTECH/Exterior Technologies, Inc. NYCT had a problem with their 239th street maintenance shop— too much light from previous skylights.  In a facility playing a critical role in...Continue reading

Standalone Transit Canopy System - LIGHTWALL 8000

Case Study: A Transit Turn-key Translucent Canopy

Hospital Transit Canopy; Pittsburgh, PA Architect: IKM Architecture; PittsburghCanopy System Engineer/Manufacturer/Installer: EXTECH/Exterior Technologies, Inc.; PittsburghPhotography:  Dave Bryce Photography To keep transit riders more comfortable while waiting in the rain, snow, and wind, Forbes Hospital of Pittsburgh chose to construct a canopy at the bus stop. EXTECH was selected as the manufacturer to provide this ground-up structure. Prior...Continue reading

Case Study: Lynbrook Station Long Island Railroad

Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), Lynbrook Station, Lynbrook, New York 11563 Owner: Metropolitan Transportation Authority; New York General & Installing Contractor: Zion Contracting; New York Skylight and Canopy Manufacturer: EXTECH/Exterior Technologies, Inc. Before and during photos: Courtesy of Zion Contracting After photos: Courtesy of Metropolitan  Transportation Authority, New York LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD UPDATES LYNBROOK...Continue reading

Modern Glass Transit Canopy System - Transit Shelters

Case Study: 5th & Atwood Street Station

Owner: Port Authority of Allegheny County; Pittsburgh, PA Architect: Greg Maynes, Moshier Studio; Pittsburgh Photographer: Dave Bryce Photography Glass Fabricator: Viracon; Owatonna, Minnesota Engineer, Fabricator, Installer: EXTECH/Exterior Technologies, Inc.; Pittsburgh System: SKYSHADE 2500® Pittsburgh’s new transit station, located at 5th Avenue and Atwood Street, features a glass canopy and custom aluminum framing system engineered, fabricated,...Continue reading

SEPTA Case Study

Case Study: SEPTA Concourse Improvement

Project: SEPTA Concourse Improvement Location: Philadelphia, Pa Architect: Sowinski Sullivan Architects General Contractor: AP Construction, Inc. System: SKYSHADE 3100 & GRIDLOCK In the summer of 2018, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) completed the first phase of the Downtown Link, its Center City concourse improvement program to upgrade the underground pedestrian tunnel network. Significant architectural enhancements were made during this phase...Continue reading

SEPTA Cheltanham

Case Study: Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)

MATRIXWALL: A Superior Option to Mortared Glass Block Project: Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Location: Philadelphia, PA System: MATRIXWALL – Mortarless Glass Block In most major cities, transit shelters sustain abuse - they are subjected to wind, sleet, snow, rain, and vandalism. Philadelphia is no exception. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) was in need of a durable...Continue reading

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