Tag Archives: curtain walls

Five common failures in curtain wall installation

Curtain wall installation requirements, means, methods, and materials continue to evolve, yet many of the basics remain the same. Most curtain walls have similar installations, but differ on size, location, alignment, and anchorage of components. Here are some of the critical areas to focus on for a successful curtain wall installation.

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Improving acoustics in a noisy world

Noise exposure can negatively affect a person’s physical and mental health. While sound-absorbing surfaces and interior partitions can make an environment comfortable, it is also important to consider the type of glass and fenestration used on a building.

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Creating and Separating Microclimates in a Facility

Whether it is a company-owned warehouse or a third-party logistics facility, buildings designed to stock products are typically large. While it generally makes sense to warehouse as much inventory as possible under one roof, size can create challenges in industries depending on specific temperature and humidity levels—particularly if multiple “microclimates” are required.

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