Tag Archives: Entrances

Specifying revolving doors

Revolving doors are enjoying resurgence across many project types due to their ability to prevent unwanted air infiltration and enhance the aesthetic appeal of an entrance. However, specifiers will find detailing for revolving doors challenging because of the availability of a wide range of door types with different capabilities.

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Texas high school emphasizes transparency with glass assemblies

Celebrating the beginning of its second academic year, the Dan Dipert Career + Technical Center (CTC) serves approximately 2400 students from across the Arlington Independent School District (AISD) in Texas. Designed by VLK Architects, CTC incorporates storefront, curtain wall, and entrances systems as well as custom sun shades—on both the building’s exterior and interior—to emphasize transparency and promote collaboration and connection.

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The ins and outs of revolving doors

The built environment is an energy-guzzler. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) states in this country alone, buildings account for 41 percent of energy use, 73 percent of electricity consumption and 38 percent of all CO2 emissions, and 13.6 percent potable water consumption.

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