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Commercial Window designs for educational facilities are constantly evolving

Commercial Window Design for Schools

In terms of design, educational facilities are evolving. Gone are the days of dimly lit campuses. Today’s school designers are incorporating more windows to enhance the building’s efficiency, increase daylighting and maximize the aesthetic appeal of the learning environment. Yet, choosing the right commercial windows for schools and educational facilities is a challenge Schools have […]

Commercial Windows can help your restaurant's storefront stand out to passersby

Using Commercial Windows for a Stunning Restaurant Front

Your restaurant’s storefront matters. The right look can draw customers in the door, give customers visual cues about the dining experience and the food you serve, and help your restaurant stand out on crowded commercial streets. What can you do to stand out? Commercial windows and glass storefronts are increasingly popular for restaurant storefronts. The […]

When upgrading your office building's Commerical Windows you will have many choices of windows which can help with energy efficiency and building insulation

Window Upgrades: The Top Choices for Insulation and Energy Efficiency

Insulating a commercial property or 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 […]

Mold and Mildew can cause serious health problems for people who work in office buildings where air quality is not properly managed

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 […]

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 […]

Leaking windows can cause many issues in commercial office buildings

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 […]

Air Filtration systems are important to the health of individuals working in commercial buildings

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 […]

Choosing the right windows can help your office building achieve a Net Zero Energy Building designation

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
Windows with a Solar Heat-Gain Coefficient can help reduce the heating and cooling costs of your office building

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 […]

There are many differences between using Curtain Walls or Window Walls in the construction of office buildings

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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