Custom interlayer makes for custom design in school facade

The basics: Peddie School, Hightstown, N.J., completed in January, features a decorative glass façade spanning two sides of the building with the word Peddie on the glass. The glass features a custom SGX interlayer and custom 1/8-inch vertical white lines.

The players: Architect, RMJM Architects, Princeton, N.J.; general contractor, Skanska USA Building Inc., Parsippany, N.J.; glass manufacturer, Guardian Industries, Auburn Hills, Mich.; glazing contractor, Union County Plate Glass, Elizabeth, N.J.; glass fabricator, J.E. Berkowitz LP, Pedricktown, N.J.; glazing system supplier, Schüco, Germany; interlayer supplier, DuPont, Wilmington, Del.

The glass and systems: Three insulating glass unit makeups: a 1 ¼-inch unit with SunGuard SuperNeutral 54 tempered glass; a 1 9/16-inch unit with a decorative laminated lite and vertical white lines; and a 1 9/16-inch unit with an SGX custom graphic and vertical white lines.