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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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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
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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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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
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EPA Building Certifications: What You Need to Know

Building owners and property managers of older properties have a long list of legal requirements for protecting against lead exposure. These guidelines are laid out in the EPA’s Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule (RRP Rule), which outlines the steps building owners must follow when taking on projects that may disturb lead-based paints on the premises. […]

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