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Net Zero Energy

Designing Window Systems for Net Zero Savings

Net Zero Energy Savings When approaching energy-reduction strategies to attain net zero energy building (NZEB) designation on new commercial construction projects, the lowest hanging fruit is often the most overlooked. Choosing high-performance windows with appropriate U values, Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) and Visual Transmittance (VT) can dramatically decrease a structure’s energy use and operational […]

February 7, 2017 Uncategorized
A 3d render illustration blank template layout of empty store facade with light interior from glass shop windows. Storefront surface empty to place your text, banner, placard, advertising or logo.

Designing A Glass Storefront for Your Business

Renovating your business’s storefront makes sense for a number of reasons. First and most importantly, a well-designed glass storefront welcomes customers in and creates a lasting first impression about the character of your business. Your storefront is what draws potential customers into your business, and a well-designed façade can add to the bottom line. Plus, […]

November 23, 2016 Uncategorized
Soundproofing And Insulation

What Do I Need to Do With My Doors and Walls to Soundproof a Room?

You don’t need to have an aspiring musician in your home or business to benefit from soundproofing a room. Maybe you are renting out a bedroom or need a conference room to keep secrets inside. Maybe somebody in your household is hard of hearing and needs to turn up the TV or computer to comprehend […]

August 3, 2016 Articles, Uncategorized
skyscraper with large glass windows

7 Tips to Improve the Energy Efficiency of High-Rise Windows

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, commercial buildings account for 39 percent of the country’s total energy consumption. Moreover, utilities account for nearly one-third of the operating costs for U.S. office buildings. High-rise buildings with aging infrastructure and dated HVAC systems in an extreme local climate can spend high above the average on utilities. […]

October 2, 2015 Uncategorized