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commercial window glazing

The Possibilities of Interior Commercial Glass and Glazing

When people think windows and storefront, their first thought is generally about the exterior of a building. Of course, these windows and storefronts are extremely important when it comes to appearance and functionality. Interior windows and storefronts, on the other hand, are a huge determinant of the environment in which you are trying to create […]

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CAN WINDOWS REDUCE SOUND TRANSMISSION?

Noise pollution is a real problem for tenants in office buildings, apartments, and other properties in urban environments. According to researchers, noise pollution from traffic, nearby trains or airports contributes to stress, reduced motivation, and trouble concentrating. If your property is subjected to continuous ambient noise, you might be wondering: Is there anything I can […]

Leaking windows can cause many issues in commercial office buildings

Window Condensation: Top Causes and Quick Fixes

Sections in this article: Is Condensation Caused by the Windows? When Does Condensation Most Often Occur? When is Condensation a Sign of Something More Serious? Prevention Methods How New Windows Prevent Condensation Throughout the year, window condensation – or window sweating – is a natural occurrence on the windows of your home or office, and […]

NEW D.C. CLIMATE LAW

New D.C. Climate Law: Is Your Property Prepared?

An estimated 50% of commercial property owners in D.C. must soon invest in energy saving measures, thanks to the recently passed Clean Energy D.C. Act. Is your property prepared for a new law? In December, the D.C. Council passed a new climate law, which aims to reduce the city’s greenhouse gas emissions by 50% before […]

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Why Performance Matters with Commercial Windows?

Commercial window replacement projects are involved, and the type of window that’s installed on a property must be specific performance grades. Introducing a product without the correct window performance specifications can cause many problems – from structural issues to energy performance problems.  That’s why every commercial window installation project starts with an analysis of the […]

New technologies in Commercial Windows have helped make office buildings more energy efficient.

Top 5 Recent Technologies for Commercial Windows

Commercial window technology has evolved significantly in the last 100 years. Long since have we abandoned single-pane windows. Today, commercial builders are utilizing double- and triple-glazed windows with low-E coatings and smart shading systems. The result: Commercial properties are more efficient than ever. So which commercial property technology innovations have pushed the boundaries of window […]

Commercial Windows for airports block out noise from jet engines, allowing commercial businesses to set up inside the terminals for patrons to enjoy in quiet.

What Are the Best Commercial Windows for Blocking Outside Noise?

Noise can be problematic for businesses. Exterior noise – from traffic, airports, or machinery – disrupts workplaces. In the worst cases, noise can even dissuade likely tenants from renting or patrons from visiting a business. Are you looking to reduce noise in your business? Soundproof windows are one option that can help you reach that […]

Multi-Pane Windows can help reduce utility costs in an office building

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 […]

Carefully chosen Commercial Windows can help businesses in complying with EPA Regulations

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. […]

November 1, 2016 Articles
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
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