Category: Commercial windows

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How Do Mold And Mildew Affect Air Quality In Commercial Buildings?

Mold and mildew are everywhere. Tiny spores in the air make their way into buildings and collect on any surface where there is moisture or humidity. For facility managers, these fungi are major concerns, as they have serious impacts on indoor air quality (IAQ). The effects of these contaminants range from allergic reactions to other […]

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The Pros and Cons of Multi-Pane Windows

Insulating the home is accomplished in many ways. The age, condition, and type of windows you have are major factors in how efficient the structure is. Any leakage can drastically increase heating and cooling costs, raising your energy bills higher than they have to be. Upgrading your windows is a good way to spend less […]

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5 Reasons You Should Check for Window Leaks

Window maintenance is a challenge for many commercial property managers. A property may have dozens or even hundreds of individual windows; inspecting each one on a regular basis can be time-consuming. Yet, proper maintenance is critical. Minor problems, like a window leak, for example, can quickly develop into major issues. If not caught early, a […]

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Importance of Air Filtration in Commercial Buildings

Put simply, indoor air quality, or IAQ, is a measure of the quality of the air inside and around a commercial property. It is affected by a number of factors – including pollutants, contaminants, temperature and gases – and it’s becoming an increasing concern for property managers. In recent years, for example, IAQ has become […]

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How a Window’s Solar Heat-Gain Coefficient (SHGC) Can Impact Your Business’s Energy Bill

Chances are, if you’ve shopped for windows, you’ve seen the terms U-Value and R-Value. Yet, there’s a term that’s just as significant that’s not as well understood – it’s solar heat-gain coefficient (SHGC). Expressed as a value between 0 and 1, SHGC is the amount of solar radiation that passes through the window’s glazing. Simply […]

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Curtain Walls vs Window Walls: Key Differences

In commercial construction, glass is a versatile design element. It can serve decorative and functional purposes, and glass exterior facades are one of the most popular elements in modern mid- and high-rise design.  Builders have numerous options for integrating glass into exterior walls, but two of the most common are curtain walls and window walls. […]

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The Most Energy Efficient Windows for the Northeast

Improving the energy efficiency of a building is one of the top reasons for commercial window replacements. New, high-performance windows can help property managers decrease heating and cooling costs. Learn more about energy efficient windows in this article.  Yet, the type of windows best suited for your property often depends on the region you live […]

November 30, 2016 Commercial windows
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Commercial vs. Residential Windows: What’s the Difference?

For commercial property managers and building owners, the costs of a window replacement project might seem jaw-dropping, especially if you’ve replaced windows at home. The costs might just not seem to add up. Yet, judging the two types side-by-side is misleading; it’s an apples-to-oranges comparison. Commercial and residential windows vary greatly in design. In fact, […]

September 1, 2016 Commercial windows
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Commercial Window Energy Efficiency: How Building Owners Can Save Big

Improving the efficiency of your commercial property offers a clear financial advantage. Studies have shown that green buildings command higher rents and have lower vacancy rates. They have higher selling prices and increased asset valuations. Overall, their operating costs are below those of traditional buildings. There are a number of ways to “green” a commercial […]

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How to Detect Inefficient Windows in the Winter

When the topic of your windows’ job in regards to energy efficiency arises, there’s almost a bipartisan split of opinions that’s more recognized in political debates. One side of the spectrum is passionate that replacing windows is a highly overrated “green” renovation which should be vacated and the budget focused elsewhere. The pro-window replacement crowd […]

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